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Been scammed by false army member
Jul 23, 2016
Monetary Loss: $2300.00
I met James Rico in February on a dating site called are you interested through Facebook. We started talking and he said asked me to send him money for him to use his phone I sent him $30 to get more data for his phone to continue to text message back and forth. That was the begining of May then towards the end of May begining of June he stated he needed $420 to get a form for him to request leave to come to me in Utah he kept telling me that everything he's telling was correct. Then at the middle of June he asked me if I could send money for airline ticket. I questioned myself but sent him $1850 for the ticket with him promising me he would repay all money to me when he gets here he says he has a flight from Benin directly to me in Utah on August 4, 2016 he wants me to send more when I get paid at beginning of August so he can have "show money" to pass through immigration and board flight. As of July 22, 2016 I requested the return of the money within one week. Today he tells me he has malaria and was at work today July 23, 2016 and that he left his phone in his room. He didn't say anything to me about my text message I sent yesterday. According to Facebook I have counted over 25 profiles of him and he denies any belonging to him that someone stole his pictures and made the accounts I'm pretty sure he has done this to many other women. He also Said that he needed my identification to show to his superior that he is coming to me so I took picture but wasn't very clear. He had me wire two different people to get the money to him. I have paperwork to provide proof I can't do clear pictures from my phone.
They played as they where air force generals, and Mark welsh was in love with me, his son needed an phone, he had gold with diplomat Paul Taylor, an he needed to come home, from sudan, Douglas works for UN, AN LIVES in Wyoming , Casper, 6300.00 they got from me.
I met Richard on AYI Facebook May 28, 15. He claims to be a USARMY sergeant and proceeded to get me to send $ to get him here with me. He uses his "child" to help get $ from me as well as sending multiple emails from "usarmy dod, HBSC Bank, Skye bank, had numerous "commanders' contact me through yahoo messenger, Telling me to send this $ to get him here with me, It would be repaid as soon as he got here, then he supposedly got shot, (sends pic with no face) then I get a notice he is "kidnapped" while he is waiting at The Muhammad M (dont remember spelling) International Airport in Nigeria ( or close in that area) by Boko Harams and Usarmy tried their best to get him here 1st. But he is held for 10,000 ransom and DOD used the $ I sent to get him here to pay for this and now I need to resend $ to get him here so he can buy another ticket. This has gone on over 1 yr almost 3 mths.
I met him on militarycupit.com I send him some money and my laptop was hacked the next morning my mom called me saying some got 1 of her check numbers that she had put in my account weeks ago and used it to pay 2 bill. I go to my bank to change my username and password and they gave me a copy of a fake check that someone electronically in my account. Then the a couple of days ago I get a check in the mail I know it was fake from looking at it he texted and texted me all day about cashing the check after I told him no one would cash it he told me if I did not get it cashed he would not talk to me anymore. I have both checks. My mom is out 996.00 and they closed my bank account I have no money coming in right and I am going to lose everything. I am taking the checks to the post master let him know they are fake and the came from USA