Baiting dating scammers
And her pitch was straightforward: Looking for a life partner …successful, spiritually minded, intelligent, good sense of humor, enjoys dancing and travelling. In those first weeks, she exchanged messages and a few calls with men, and even met some for coffee or lunch.It would have been easy to burnish the truth, but she presented herself honestly, from her age (57) and hobbies ("dancing, rock collecting") to her financial status ("self sufficient").The picture — outdoor photo, big smile — was real, and recent.Duane wrote right back, a long message that sketched a peripatetic life — he described himself as a "computer systems analyst" from North Hollywood, California, who grew up in Manchester, England, and had lived in Virginia for only five months.But much of the note consisted of flirty jokes ("If I could be bottled I would be called 'eau de enigma' ") and a detailed imaginary description of their first meeting: It's 11 am when we arrive at the restaurant for brunch.
But those who for revenge or just for sport continue to talk to them, the danger level will escalate.
Whether you want to realize it or not you are playing with people who have “I have been corresponding with a scammer for over a month now. So please, please do not bait or seek revenge.”“Well, I went back with my scammer, and finally got scammed.
I am a cop and while I know I am a professional, things have come to a dangerous level. I had reported him earlier as a potential scammer, and took him out of my life. I have sent him 00.00 cash.”Hello, and Welcome To Romance Scams.
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*Names have been changed to protect identities En español She wrote him first. In the summer, when the trees leafed out, you couldn't even see the road or the neighbors. She'd grown up here, in a conservative pocket of Virginia. When it came to meeting new people, however, her choices were limited. The holidays were coming, and she didn't want to face them alone.