Scammers create fake online profiles using photos of other people — even stolen pictures of real military personnel. And they tug at your heartstrings with made-up stories about how they need money — for emergencies, hospital bills, or travel. Here’s how it works: The scammers set up dating profiles to meet potential victims.
After they form a “relationship,” they come up with reasons to ask their love interest to set up a new bank account.
If there were soldiers being denied leave after being overseas for years at a time, it would be ALL over the news. Now, we certainly do have troops in other countries.
However, they don’t talk about it and they certainly don’t tell you they are on a “top secret mission”. He says he is not allowed to talk about what he does, however, he has cleared it with his CO that he can tell you enough to make you believe he is who he says. If he truly is not allowed to share any details about his job, his CO doesn’t even allow him to talk about it with family, much less someone he met on the internet.
It has been described on millions of sites, millions of times. you discover they are “presently” in Africa, but will be back home in few weeks. They use phone numbers with the US area-codes, but in reality it is a redirect to Africa.
Whatever they bought, was purchased with a stolen credit card, soon the seller will find out, and police will be after YOU, as your address is listed as a receiver. But the point is: The money should be sent Western Union or Money Gram. They will give a seller your shipping address and ask to re-ship it to them (re-shipping scam).gal26 " data-medium-file="https://romancescamsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/huggin56-08012013040025-350x350.jpg" data-large-file="https://romancescamsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/huggin56-08012013040025.jpg" src="https://i1com/romancescamsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/huggin56-08012013040025.jpg? w=546&h=546&crop=1&ssl=1" width="546" height="546" data-original-width="546" data-original-height="546" itemprop=" title="huggin56-08012013040025" alt="Romance Scammer / Dating Scammer - Image Stolen From Real Person" style="width: 546px; height: 546px;" / gal34 " data-medium-file="https://romancescamsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/0dd-350x224.jpg" data-large-file="https://romancescamsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/0dd-800x511.jpg" src="https://i0com/romancescamsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/0dd.jpg? And he is the one who just happened to find her while he was looking around and decided she’s going to be his future wife. Nine times out of ten, they “met” their soldier on a social networking site, such as Facebook, or an online dating site.Even in special operations, he’ll have an APO address.