Gay dating scam
The scammer will usually spot a victim on a dating website and get in contact with her.Soon, the victim will receive notices from governments in Africa, notably Nigeria, saying that the boyfriend of the victim has a large amount of money in diamonds and gold, as well as other cash that requires laundering, and if that money can be sent to the victims country using the victims account information, than the victim can share in some of the profits.Mark Fenton with the Vancouver Police Department Technological Crime Unit. They don’t care that person might be facing bankruptcy.They don’t care that this person might be thinking of committing suicide because of all the money that they’ve lost." Fenton says it can be extremely difficult to go after this international network of criminals.The military leave scam occurs when the "soldier" you are in contact with mentions that he wants to visit you, and just needs to file for military leave.
Tony even cashed in his retirement savings, before he realized he'd been had.The scammer will ask for certain information, and then will send you falsified documentation, and a number of forms, which you will be asked to fill out and return.You will also likely be asked to pay a "replacement officer fee".Earlier this month, an arrest was made and one of those men could soon face charges For Tony, the arrest is bitter-sweet.He doesn’t expect to see a penny of his half-million dollars.