Male dating scams

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Don't answer their phone calls, block all of their emails (or send them to a folder reserved for future litigation purposes), and don't reply to their instant messages whether in a chat program, on your cell phone or at a dating site.Make hard copies of everything the dating scammer gave or sent to you, and keep them in a file or binder for safe keeping.He told both of us how much he loved us and how beautiful we were, it wasn't until we started talking to each other that we realised we were talking to the same guy!He didn't ask for money straight away, he said he had to go to work overseas and then was stuck there and needed help with a new visa, he said to my friend that he couldn't leave the country without paying some fine or fee, then he said he was coming to visit me and was arranging for a shipment of gold to come to me to look after, he wanted my bank account details to put money into it, then he wanted my card details to make purchases to secure the gold.

That didn't work so then when he told me after Christmas he would come and visit me but he wasn't in the state and that was the bye bye. My friend and I were both scammed by Bernard Fornah (Ben).

This article focuses on the folks who have already fallen prey to a dating scam, and what they can do about it.

The first step is to stop communicating with the person trying to romance scam you.

The signs discussed below are derived from examination of a number of dating scam attempts. Of course, the presence of these signs in an online relationship is not - by itself - proof that the person wooing you online is a scammer.

Nor does the absence of such signs mean that you should throw caution to the wind.

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