Victims think they’re just helping out their soulmate, never realizing they’re aiding and abetting a crime.Here are some warning signs that an online love interest might be a fake.There may be tens of thousands of victims, and only a small fraction report it to the FTC.If this happens to you, please report it at ftc.gov/complaint — click on Scams and Rip-Offs, then select Romance Scams.
always excuses but I believed for so long as he promised to pay me back all money was sent via both moneygram and western union. I got so called emails from her they're both gone. I am getting counseling and have to let them all in God's Hands for judgement. He asked for my phone number and address and email really quick instead of continuing to talk on messenger.
If your online sweetheart asks for money, you can expect it’s a scam.
Unfortunately, online dating scams are all too common.
He lied for months I finally got suspicious and reported it.
He had someone send me a check to cash and send to him from his business partner to help him out til he got paid and I later found out it was a stolen bank account and check.