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Internet Dating Scam: Fake Soldiers

I just came across a post on “A Soldier’s Perspective” discussing a rather disgusting and disturbing trend that has guys posing as soldiers on Internet dating sites. Here’s the quote from CJ’s:

The latest trend involves trolling internet dating sites and convincing women that they are honorable Soldiers who have fallen in love and would do anything to communicate with the object of their affection. But, because they are deployed to Afghanistan or Iraq, they need you to sign up for an expensive telecommunications service like “Military TELEX” in order to make that happen. They profess unending love as their motivator and, unfortunately, many women have fallen for it.

The BIG red flag here is that the guy is asking for money. NEVER fall for that con.

If you come across anyone on a dating site who is asking you for money, regardless of the reason; block them immediately from further contact and then report them to the internet dating service.

To read specific details about about one incident, read CJ’s post “The New Military Dating Scam“.


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Comments

  1. Heads up ppl..im ex law enforcement and my old partner is a police officer in Afghanistan.kabul..he advised me that Camp Eggar is closed has been atleast two months..it was turned over to the state dept so there is no military curr
    ntly at that camp..if these buttholes say they are there now..red flag..my partner and i are on the trail of Sgt 1st Class Roger Handson..just putting it out there..

  2. Sgt 1st Class..supposively Roger Handson always emailed me and at the bottom of the email it always said..sent from military device from Kabul Afghanistan..almost had me..suppose to be at Camp Eggar…its aweful how these criminals are getting away with fraud and hurting innocent ppl…just terrible..

  3. LTG Keith C Walker wanted me to purchase a military phone..we chatted via email and text..He called four times..sounded like he was from the carribean..i googled him and heard audio and these were clearly not the same ppl…

  4. LTG Keith C Walker..asked for 500$ to apply for granted leave..also wanted my bank acct info to supposively have money from a home he was selling transferred into myacct..suppose to be. .stationed in Texas..and also Roger Handson..supposively in Afghanistan carried on a 9 month online relationship..also asking for 300$ to marry me and leave the war zone..i have photos of both men..

  5. Be careful of Curtis Michael Bormann~complete fake and fraud. Using rcbormann74@yahoo.com. Didn’t get anything from me but he was a charmer until he became transparent.

  6. wendy brooks says:

    Has anyone heard the name Whitney Wart? I have been chatting with him on his facebook yahoo messenger and e-mailing back and forth … Hasn’t asked me to send him anything but when I ask to do voice chat he says that he is using his friends phone and don’t know if he can use that from it… I used one of the ladies ideas about the picture being taken with a sign on him just few minutes ago he said he would but we will see… Yes I believe him to be a scammer because language is not the same as we would speak here and when I said something to him about it he said he don’t understand so I didn’t explain as he would figure out how we speak here and get smarter that way also… He asked me to sent up an account on the asaa web site said it was for military accounts so he could have is money sent there and I haven’t done it i’m afraid it’s some kind of scam… Well I will post more when I find out if he is real or fake using someone elses photos …If anyone could give feed back would be helpful … Thank You Wendy

    • Lee Johns says:

      Hi Wendy, This guy you are talking about sounds alot, like this scammer. Sgt Nick Coster, Same thing with the Voice chat, He has so many excuses, Yea it’s his friend’s Bro’s. He is a big scammer he got me for alot of money, The only bad thing is, these scammers use diff, pics, an names, Go to a site called Military Romance Scams, You might see a whole lot of people. I found a few of my Male Friends, Good Luck Wendy,

  7. Kevin Fry says:
    May 17, 2014 at 8:02 pm
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    Has anyone heard of a Guy cay called Jack Fraizer a Captain who says he is in afghanistan . He has scammed a friend of mine of $200. Said he lost his wallet also asked for more. My friend is having some problems and is an easy target at the moment. If some knows a Soldier who is in the special forces there could they let me know please.

    Regards Kevin Fry

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    • Lee Johns says:

      Hi Kevin, Go to Military Romance Scams, he might be there, You will be surprised of the things you see. Thanks

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