Dating Scams

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Unresolved

Have been scam by Kevin Bruno

  • by: Suki
  • #38926
  • Sep 12, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $25,000
I meet him of POF. We were chatting for a day or two and then he asks me for help because he is a mast tower maker and he doing an underground site now near where I was living. I told him I didn't have any money and then he asks me if I have the credit card I told him I have one so he was like I'll make a deal with you I will pay our debt and you help me get my supplies for work because I can't leave my job site. So I ask him how could I trust you so he sends me him a pastport photo and S.s number for me to trust him so I did and he pays for my debt so I help him. He then went and opened a lot of credit card under my name with informing me and I ask him why he did that and he was like it will help him with his work faster than we can actually meet and for me not to worry because he will pay for all the debt he had me use on him for supplies. So I believe him and help him. Now he is ignoring me after putting me in a big debt.
Names reported:
Kevin Bruno
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Phones reported:
254-300-6222
Unresolved

This guy tried scamming me!

  • by: jrabbit11200572
  • #38915
  • Sep 12, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Once again, I met this loser on Match.com. They should be investigated as well. They take peoples money and do nothing to safeguard them. If business owner did this, they would be held liable. Why are these people at Match.com allowed to get away with this? Anyway, Michael began saying all the things guys think a woman wants to hear. By this time, I played along because I had found at least 5 scammers by now. So I just said what I thought I should say to see how this would come about. The guy seemed nice enough. I noticed that he didn't give his children's names. I found that weird. I didn't give my children's names either. He asked for a favor at the end of the night. I said, Yes, if I can. The hairs on the back of my neck stood up. He said, can you close out your Match.com account so that we can chat offline. I said, fine. He said he wanted to close out my account and asked for my password. I said, I'll do it as it will only take me a second. So, I closed it out. I remembered that this is EXACTLY what Francis P. William had done when he tried to scam me. Only he wasn't stupid enough to ask for my password. That is a dead give away. So I gave him the confirmation number. We chatted some more. I immediately told me he was "falling for me." I said, I'm sorry I cannot say that because I don't know you and I said, I had been hurt in the past and began asking a few questions more. I wanted to get more information out of him. His website shows a "corn-fed white guy" but the last name didn't mesh for me Asare doesn't scream out to me as being mid-west. I asked for more pics. He ignored me which sent up flags big time. His webpage said he was from ND and at the beginning of our conversation he said that he used to live in ND but his job sent him to Ghana so he was out of the country and away from his children. He said, he OWNED a Transformer Company and had only just scored a huge contract and was only trying to score another when he met me. Later on, to see what he would say, I asked him where he lived. He said, FL. He said, he owned a 6 bedroom home over there and he said his children are there while he is in Ghana. I asked for the name of the company that he works for. He got angry and said, I don't work for a company I already told you, ok? I got angry too. I said, I have owned and operated THREE companies of my own and have yet to meet somebody who didn't want to say what the name of there companies were and I told him I find that very strange. I thought his guy is doing all the same things that Francis did. Almost as though they have a scammers check sheet. All of a sudden, he starts which the sweet talk and says, he wants to prove to me he isn't like the others who have hurt me. I played along as by now my initial feelings were totally confirmed. I said, okay, thank you baby, etc. He had asked me earlier for my address, I gave it to him because I planned to move out soon and since he was in another state, I felt safe. He said, he had a surprise for me. I said, is it a picture? I said, what is it? He said, it will be here in a few minutes. Meanwhile, I was looking up his name on scamming websites and brought up about 47 reports. I immediately got on "Hangout" (btw scammers LOVE using Hangout). Anyway, I immediately said to him, I am SOOO glad I didn't give you my true address and I openly called him an Fing scammer and told him what I thought of him. I hung up and tried to block him but I couldn't on some things. Finally, the pizza he sent me showed up. I took it, signed a different name, and gave the pizza guy extra money to say that I was a dude and he never saw a female. "Michael" went ballistic as he said he had forked out $85.00 on the food. The recipe said only $45.00. He even lies about that.
Names reported:
Michael Asare
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Unresolved

I have been scammed by Gertrude Bennett and George Figueroa

  • by: dickie56
  • #38870
  • Sep 12, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $350
Gertrude and I have been in communication for two years sending several texts pictures speaking very infrequently. She convinced she was sincere and wanted to come to be at my side. I sent her $350 for a plane ticket and for some reason she wouldn't book it. The $350 will not make or break me but if this is a group of people doing this to several people they should be stopped somehow. I have included a copy of a falsified receipt where Gertrude stated she was sending me the money back to me. She also claimed it was for $500 this was a false receipt I received via text picture. Again it's not so much the $350 but if this is a type of Syndicate of people working dating sites they've got to be taken advantage of many many more people than just myself.
Names reported:
Gertrude Bennett
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Phones reported:
617-466-9031, 831-687-8904
Unresolved

Scammed by Ethan O Williams

  • by: manoftheyear2645
  • #38780
  • Sep 10, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $3,000
Received email on gay site from Ethan O Williams, Sargeant E6 stationed in Syria.
Started a relationship talked over a month first asked for money of $500 so he could buy food and clothing from a UN rep who delivers to the area military is stationed in Palmyra, Syria.
had me send the money to SUSAN C SALINAS, 606 KENNETH AVE CAMPELL CA . 95008-4604,
AFTER A couple weeks Ethan claims he was to receive an award of GOLD ove 21/2 million dollars,
Then gave my address etc to this Arnold Schottel, suppose to of been a Diplomatic express Delivery,
sent infor to scam info and after investigation found this to be a scam.
THEN HAD A SOCALLED DIPLOMAT ARNOLD SCHOTTEL HAVING SENT ME A PACKAGE BUT REQUEST 2400, THEN SUPPOSELY WHEN HE GOT TO ENGLAND ASKED FOR 6700LBS IN ENGLISH MONEY = OVER $8000 IN USD,
Names reported:
Ethan O Williams (Sargeant E6)
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Unresolved

Love

  • by: Ggillean
  • #38776
  • Sep 10, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $5,920
I met this guy on a dating site. After long talks, we decided to go to our personal text and email to converse. At that time I had not read the warning signs of scammers. This guy just seemed too good to be true.
I kept seeing red flags pop up. I would confront him. He would reassure me he was not a scammer and his smooth talking devil would reel me back in. There is no telling how many women hr had done this too. Nut I sure would like to meet him face to face. Like I'm in a conversation with him right now. He don't know I'm turning him in yet. So it's a good time to catch him as I can keep him on line til the 15th latest 18th when he is to be returned to Moscow for detainment til trial of over staying his temp visa.
Names reported:
Ronald Rodriguez Rosso
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Phones reported:
424-235-6313
Unresolved

Empty

  • by: U2canbe
  • #38772
  • Sep 10, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Mary contacted me saying she was VERY interested in a personal and intimate relationship with me. She told that as soon as she finished her clothing business that she Would relocate to Denver,Colorado to be with me .

Two days prior to her ( supposed journey to move in with me she emails me frantic.
Supposedly , too many things had suddenly gone terribly wrong. She harrassed me for whatever Money I could send to assist her leaving wherever she supposedly was living.

When I could not up with ANY money on the 10th of September, she sent me a "curt " email, saying " I am done with you ! "
!!!
She is VERY convincing
Names reported:
Mary Lewis
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Phones reported:
802-287-6948

Comments:

Bob Kelchner

Jul 28, 2016 1:35 PM

LOL! I gave up on her.

Kelly Dennis

Jul 28, 2016 1:18 PM

I didn't think of that. But not that you say it I think your 110% right. She just sent me a text telling me that next week we will have many offers for the orphanage, if she tells me she got 3.2 million I won't be able to contain my laughter

Bob Kelchner

Jul 28, 2016 1:10 PM

I tried that act too. They using voice synthesizers to disguise they're voices.

Kelly Dennis

Jul 28, 2016 12:57 PM

OMG, she's stealing our money from us by creating lies. The one thing I've noticed is all her pictures the clothes and rooms the pictures are taken in are nice. She wants me to go to Africa with her to sell the orphanage in Gahanna. She said she's working in a hospital in NY. I asked her for the address so I could send her flowers she wouldn't give it to me.

Bob Kelchner

Jul 28, 2016 11:23 AM

Her uncle me she's worth $3.2million. It's an inheritance from her father. .

Kelly Dennis

Jul 28, 2016 5:02 AM

Yea Right I'm not that stupid

Kelly Dennis

Jul 28, 2016 5:01 AM

She told me she took this picture only for me. She sending me more nudes later in the week before she sells her orphanage in Africa then we are going to live happily ever after

Kelly Dennis

Jul 28, 2016 4:58 AM

Yes I spoke to Allen what a joke. He's from Africa all right

Kelly Dennis

Jul 28, 2016 4:57 AM

About 400 total. Her stories never made sense to me. Too many excuses

Bob Kelchner

Jul 27, 2016 11:42 PM

I've got that picture as well

Bob Kelchner

Jul 27, 2016 11:42 PM

Did you also talk to her uncle?

Bob Kelchner

Jul 27, 2016 11:40 PM

How much did she scam you for?

Kelly Dennis

Jul 27, 2016 8:39 PM

I put my real name instead of the one I used

Kelly Dennis

Jul 27, 2016 8:38 PM

ive also spoken to Allen and he sounds like he's from Africa too.

Kelly Dennis

Jul 27, 2016 8:33 PM

I wonder how many of us are sending her and uncle Allen money and gifts

Kelly Dennis

Jul 27, 2016 8:24 PM

Bob same here she wants 300 to buy a computer. Are you still talking to her

Bob Kelchner

Jul 27, 2016 8:19 PM

That's how I fell for her scam. She needed money for nursing school. Now she wants me to give her my computer. got this picture last February!

Jack Me Off

Jul 27, 2016 8:07 PM

https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/8469270cc4e67893d1e6c079a93f7878345d168a71d5e44d19fc4e87ecf0accf.jpg

Jack Me Off

Jul 27, 2016 8:05 PM

Joshua, I'm made up that name so Princella would recognize my name I probably need to change it. That's for your comment

Jack Me Off

Jul 27, 2016 8:03 PM

Bob, did you ever speak to her? She was just in Hawaii with her friend. I hope she did use your money to go there. She tried the nursing story on me as well but I didn't bite.

Claue Avanz

Jul 27, 2016 6:43 PM

i am always notified with saying that theres a comment to my complaint but i cant find it... i was scammed by a us marine based in salerno afghanistan,i lost 520usd... filipina who had a high hopes of love but turned out to a scam... im.really sad about the money.. that is the pic of the said scammer.. i think that guy in.pic is a good man, dont know who really the person is behind the scam...i have sent 520usd to that

Joshua Pierre

Jul 27, 2016 6:04 PM

I don't know why I am getting notifications for these when it does not apply to Roxana Patrana the woman whom I got scammed by. and why should anyone take you seriously with a name like jack me off?

Bob Kelchner

Jul 27, 2016 4:32 PM

That's her!

Jack Me Off

Jul 27, 2016 4:28 PM

This is her

Jack Me Off

Jul 27, 2016 4:23 PM

Did you ever speak to her? Is sounds like she's from Africa but her pictures are of a beautiful girl. I've seen her on webcam.

Bob Kelchner

Jul 27, 2016 3:55 PM

She took me for $6000.00

Jack Me Off

Jul 27, 2016 2:42 PM

Does anyone know Princella Hays. She is working out of NY with Allen Ortiz. She is a liar and is scamming anyone who comes into contact with her be careful.