After they form a “relationship,” they come up with reasons to ask their love interest to set up a new bank account.
The scammers transfer stolen money into the new account, and then tell their victims to wire the money out of the country.
Not everyone using online dating sites is looking for love. As if all that isn’t bad enough, romance scammers are now involving their victims in online bank fraud.
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.
Please make everything done you more and more...xxxxx Name: Gbenga Isola Afolami Acc No: 12400034527 Iban No: TR380006400000212400034527 Swift Code: Isbktris Bank address: 1240 cevahir alisveris merkezi subesi, Istanbul Turkey Bank Name: Turkiye Isbankasi Letter 3 Hello,how are you Honey? love you Letter 4 Hello Olivia what more can a man say to the woman who opened her heart to me, allowing me to feel the warmth of her love across the great distance that separates us? I try to put this feeling into words, but fail miserably.
When they aren't, you have agreed to personally make them good.
Scammers are on dating sites, and social networks setting up fake profiles.
After you discover the scam you may have questions regarding the person you were talking to, the money you may have sent, the checks you may have cashed, how to report the scammer or just how the scam works.
This is a section that can answer those questions and direct you to other areas on our site that will have more details on how to understand aftermath of a romance scammer.