It’s a story as old as the internet itself: Boy meets girl, girl falls for boy, boy asks girl to wire him thousands of dollars and then vanishes off the face of the earth forever. A scammer — usually from West Africa — poses as a deployed American soldier in search of love.Well, at least that’s the experience many people have had since the rise of internet dating and the online scams that have followed. Make no mistake about it, these guys are professionals.After all, every fake profile is created using a real soldier’s picture.
They purposely target women that have no idea how the armed services works, and they spend months talking to them and making them believe they are in love.I only pray at this time that your address is still valid.I want to solicit your attention to receive the two trunks on my behalf. James Morgan, an officer in the US Army, and also a West Point Graduate presently serving in the Military with the 82nd Air Borne Division Peace keeping force in Baghdad, Iraq. As you may know, everyday there are several cases of insurgent attacks and suicide bombs going on here. There are about 20 different things that raised red flags. The other HUGE tip off is his facebook name doesn't match the name on his uniform in the facebook pictures. Michigan Kalamazoo He's on a dating site called friend finder And his yahoo is [email protected] pictures he in camo and brown shirts says he's in the army I don't know if he's real but because of him asking for Money I thought maybe it was fraud. I am the commanding officer of the First Battalion of the Royal Irish Regiment. My job is to find a good partner that we can trust and is ready to assist us. When you receive this letter, kindly send me an e-mail signifying your interest including your most confidential telephone/fax numbers and other contact details for quick communication. He asked me not to tell anyone that he was sending this box.