I told him I would not give him cash but when he returned to the states we could incorporate and I would handle the insurance so this did not happen again. It's sickening what these people do for i Tunes cards!That guy whose picture he used might be a fallen hero- or just swiped from a random account.
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.There may be tens of thousands of victims, and only a small fraction report it to the FTC. He says his name is Michael Anthony and he's a geological engineer. One of his photos is atop a dam near Incirilic AFB.If this happens to you, please report it at ftc.gov/complaint — click on Scams and Rip-Offs, then select Romance Scams. He is reluctant to talk about the drill operations because I am a geologist and I have worked in the petroleum industry. He needs over 6k to replace a stake-bed tow truck (he calls it a tow rig wich is not correct a rig is a drill vehicle that looks similar to a big truck with a drill machine on it.) the type of work he would be doing would not utilize a rig unless it was being done incorrectly.Victims think they’re just helping out their soulmate, never realizing they’re aiding and abetting a crime.Here are some warning signs that an online love interest might be a fake.