Seducing Singles Into Scams

Seduced into scams: Online lovers often duped – Original Article Of © 2012 msnbc.com

By Bob Sullivan 

Richie’s picture showed a jolly, bearded man curled up on a couch with a cat rubbing his face. “Loving, caring and hardworking,” the online dating profile said.

When Theresa Smalley received a note from Richie last January asking if she wanted to chat, she was flattered. He seemed cute. The two began exchanging e-mails, friendly at first, but quickly swelling in intensity and passion. By Valentine’s Day, Smalley received a box of chocolate candy, a teddy bear, and a helium balloon that said “I love you.” Smalley, 46, was hooked, even though she had never met him.

Richie said he was from Milford, Mass., but that he was out of the country on a big construction job. He was helping build a stadium in Nigeria, he said. As soon as he returned, he promised, he’d come visit Smalley in Ohio. He couldn’t wait, and neither could she.

The spirited e-mail romance hummed along for another two months before there was a problem. Richie said his boss paid him in postal money orders, and he was having trouble cashing them. Could Theresa do a small favor for him? Could she cash the money order for him, then wire the money to him in Nigeria? Smalley agreed, and over the next two weeks, she cashed two $900 money orders and sent along the funds. Then, Richie was ready to leave the country, but needed money to deal with a visa problem. She cashed another money order.

Then, Smalley’s bank called her. Something was wrong.

“I had to call a special number at the bank. Even up until that point I still believed him. I had no qualms whatsoever cashing (the money orders),” Smalley said. Even after the bank told her the money orders had been altered — they were purchased for $20, but then “washed” and doctored to read $900 — she still held out hope. But a friend pointed her to an Internet site devoted to Nigerian scams, and suddenly, Smalley’s world crashed down around her.

‘My whole world had fallen apart’
“The bank told me I was responsible for that money. I had to pay them $2,700, which was everything I had,” she said. “I was devastated. I felt like my whole world had fallen apart.

Video: Seductive scams Smalley shared her version of events with MSNBC.com in the hopes that others might not fall for the same trickery.

“Never in my wildest dreams would I have ever known that this is all a part of an elaborate online scam. He spent four months gaining my trust and he did it.”

So-called Nigerian scams, where victims are ultimately tricked into sending money to the African country using some irreversible method like a wire transfer, are common. The Secret Service and other U.S. agencies have issued warnings on the scams, also known as “419” or “advance-fee” frauds. But the seductive flavor of this type of the scam — known to some as “sweetheart scams” — and the incredible patience shown by the scammer reveal just how far con artists will go to trick their marks.

Ryan W. of Washington state, who asked that his last name be withheld, says he sent $15,200 to a similarly seductive scammer. And he wasn’t even using an online dating service. Ryan was approached while hanging out in a chat room devoted to Grateful Dead fans. His seducer also claimed to be an American out of the country getting paid via money order, and also ultimately asked him to cash them. Five weeks later, when the bank came calling, all $11,000 in Ryan’s bank account — most of it from a student loan earmarked for next semester’s tuition — was frozen by his bank.

“Typically people go on the Net to get dates. I was just on there trading music,” he said. “The thing that duped me was the whole music issue. She seemed to be into the music I was into.”

Flowers bought with stolen credit cards
Nigerian-based con artists seem to have seized on sweetheart scams of late, said Dale Miskell, supervisory special agent in charge of an FBI cybercrime squad in Birmingham, Ala. Scam artists post ads to online dating sites and lurk in chat rooms with names like “40 and single,” or “Recently dumped.” Often, they reach out to a lonely soul with flowers or candy, purchased with a stolen credit card.

“A little gift of flowers or candy is a good aphrodisiac,” said Miskell. “The next thing you know, they are in love. I can’t tell you the number of women who have fallen for this.”

Eventually, the con artists convince their soulmates to do them a big favor — help transfer funds out of the bank.

There have been so many victims that they are starting to find each other online. A new Yahoo group, “RomanceScams,” was founded last month by Smalley and Barb Sluppick, who said she almost fell for a similar scam earlier this year. Among the hundreds of messages posted to the group are photographs of alleged scammers, links to potentially fraudulent online dating ads, and copies of come-on e-mails. The group is trying to publicize the problem to limit the damage.

“How many people are out there thinking they found the love of their life and they have no clue what’s happening?” Sluppick said. “The first thing most people say to me when they contact me is, ‘I can’t believe I was so stupid.’ ”

Sweetheart scams appear to be on the rise, said Julie Ferguson, executive director of the Merchant Risk Council, which tracks scams for online retailers.

“I am definitely getting more calls on this. I used to get one every three months. Now, I get one every couple of weeks or so because it’s the easiest way to get somebody hooked,” Ferguson said. “The stories are so-gut-wrenching sad.”

Some scammers seem to deliberately target groups set up for Christian singles, she said, where people may be less likely to be suspicious. “When you are meeting someone else on a Christian site, you think you are safe.”

No dating site is immune from scams, said Jason Tarlowe, who operates MatchDoctor.com, where Smalley met Richie. “This hurts our business. We don’t want this,” Tarlowe said. “We’re trying to do everything possible … We don’t want people to be taken in.”

But they are, said Donna Gregory, supervisory internet crime specialist at the FBI’s Internet Fraud Complaint Center. She said the con artists are relentless.

“We’ve even seen them take as long as a year (to seduce a mark),” Gregory said. Con artists will hunt for people’s weaknesses, find out what they care about — such as Grateful Dead music — and then go in for the kill.

Sometimes, the online suitors don’t even ask before sending money orders. They just send them, then guilt their targets into forwarding on the cash, Gregory said. In other cases, the con artists aren’t after money — they are after shipping help. They ask their correspondents to “re-ship” items to locations in Nigeria. The goods are often purchased with stolen credit cards, but the con artists have trouble getting them delivered out of the country, because many U.S. merchants are now wary of shipping to Nigeria. So the criminals need a middle-man.

“They say, ‘Oh, once you have them, why not just send them? People say, ‘I’ve got these packages and I don’t know why,'” Gregory said.

Sluppick said one confused victim in her Yahoo support group currently has about $50,000 in merchandise that’s been sent to her home, and she doesn’t know what to do with it.

The Merchant Risk Council’s Ferguson said victims can always contact her agency for help returning merchandise to the retailers.

‘Keep your money to yourself’
But there is no returning money to consumers who have wired funds overseas, hoping to cement a love bond. Smalley said other would-be victims need to know about the perils of online matchmaking, and they need to listen to the little voices of hesitation and concern inside that she failed to heed.

“So much came back to me after all of this was done,” she said. “I sat there thinking about everything. But these guys are professionals. They have the time. They have the patience.”

Rhoda Cook has for years operated a Web site named straightshooter.net which maintains a database of sweetheart con artists. She’s seen many varieties of romance scams, online and off. There’s nothing new about charming men and women swindling would-be lovers, she said.

“When they invented the car, the con artist could drive to the next county. Now they can get on the Internet and go across the world,” Cook said. “When you meet someone and you really want someone you just want to believe them.”

Her advice to daters is the same, online or off:

“Enjoy the relationship, but keep your money to yourself,” she said. “That way, if it goes wrong, all you’re going to lose is your heart.”

Original Article From © 2012 msnbc.com By Bob Sullivan

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Dating Scam Sites

Dating Sites & Scam

Unfortunately, the internet is full of scammers. Most dating sites are full of them, and many sites don’t bother to get rid of scammers – because scammers look good… scammers use model photos, have nice profiles, and that attracts more members. Connecting Singles is different – we take great effort to get rid of scammers. Scores of suspicious profiles are deleted each day, however, scammers are good at what they do and some slip through the scam screens. You can help by reporting them to us, so we can remove them.
 

Current scams

Scammer needs money for bus fare or gas to travel to meet you.
Scammer may exchange emails with you for days or much longer, you may talk on the phone, until the two of you decide to meet. The scammer cannot afford it, but offers to drive to meet you (or take a plane or bus), and requests money to help pay for this. After you send the money, you never hear from them again – or you receive ongoing excuses to delay the trip and more requests for money.
Scammer has a hard luck story and asks for your help.
Scammer is sick or has a sick parent or child, or is stuck in a country (Nigeria or Russia usually) and they need your help. Their money, credit card, and ID has been lost or stolen and they have been arrested and need to pay a lawyer so they will be allowed to leave the country. Or they got injured and are in the hospital but can’t get treated without money. They are very good at making you feel sorry for them. You may feel inclined to help them and send them money. After all, you have been led to believe this is your future spouse. This is a scam!
Scammer says he/she is starting a charity and needs your donations.
This is a scam! Real charitable organizations do not use dating services to get donations! Think about it!
Scammer offers you money.
Scammer is planning to visit your city or country and wants to send money ahead for use while there. They are going to ‘trust’ you to cash the checks for them. They may want you to buy something with the money and send to them – or their trip falls through and they ask you to send the money back. Scammer sends you counterfeit cashiers checks and you end up losing the money you sent to them. Not only that, but you may be found guilty of cashing bogus checks.
Another scenario is that the scammer finds out that you have a need for money and loans you a large amount with cashiers checks. You may be threatened when you are not able to pay it back right away.
Scammer pushes you for your email address, phone number, or other personal information early-on
They may use the excuse that they cannot upload a photo to the site but want to email you some photos. Facts: If they can email a photo to you, they can email a photo to the site to be added to their profile for free. The scammer is creating email address lists which will be sold worldwide and used for all sorts of purposes.

They may give you their email address and ask you to send photos to them of you and your family. If you do, they will have your email address and also your photos to use to convince other victims that they are ‘real’. You may not get a further response because they have what they want from you.

 

Warning Signs to watch for

  • Scammers use photos of models from modeling sites or from magazines.
  • Scammers often ask for your email address right away, or give you theirs. They want to communicate off site as soon as possible. Beware they may be building email lists.
  • The member has a hard luck story, they make you feel sorry for them, and they ask for help or money, or get you to offer it because you are ‘such a nice person’.
  • The member offers you money. They will do this to gain your trust. They will send counterfeit cashiers checks which will eventually bounce at your bank and get you into trouble.
  • The member is from your country but travels for their job (working an oil rig, buying antiques, etc.). They have lost their ID and money and have been arrested or injured and urgently need money to get back home.
  • The member is from Africa (especially Nigeria). There are large banks of computers with people paid to sit at the computer all day and scam innocent hard working people. It is a $100 million dollar business!! Africa is not within the Connecting Singles membership area, but sometimes they slip through registration.
    Report Them!
  • The member is from Russia or Ukraine. There are agencies who enter large numbers of fake profiles on dating sites. They use good looking pictures of women to scam lovesick men into sending them money to come to their country or to help them with their personal or family problems. The scam could also include credit card fraud, excessive charges to an affiliated travel company, etc. The photo is a fake and is not the person you are writing to. The girls are not real and you will never see the person you are writing to. Russia and Ukraine etc. are not within the Connecting Singles membership area, but sometimes they slip through registration.
    Report Them!
  • The member speaks or writes in very broken English. A lot of scammers will run their profiles through automated translators, and their profiles and emails will sound very strange:
    EXAMPLE:
    “I rather nice girl. At me brown eyes, light hair. My growth of 170 centimeters. I like to carry sexual frank linen of a house. As I very strictly look at work. I like to vary. I can be strict, impudent as I can be very gentle and tender. I view your structure on this site and find it good”
    EXAMPLE:
    “i am an humble and god fearing man and am soughting for a woman that can really makes me go distance.And she needs be ready to cope with me asap.”
    EXAMPLE:
    “About itself I never thought that appearance of the person has the big value. I can tell about myself only that I attractive. For me the most important in the person – soul. I like to communicate, learn something new. I never stop on achieved. I always go forward, not looking that in life there are failures.”
    “For whom I search I always dreamed of strong family. Children in family will be not important how many, whether there will be children in general. What loved did not betray each other that they would trust is important for me and understood each other. It is important to love really. It is important to give the second half all love to give itself. Probably, I search for the one who thinks as well as I.”
  • Scammers, who don’t know English, often do not even know what their emails say. Sometimes, they will put the same letter in their profile narrative that they use to mass email people with.
    EXAMPLE (from a profile narrative, NOT AN EMAIL):
    “My name is Douglas Tim,am 49 years, single and am from the state.I saw your profile on here and love to be a friend at least to know how things go.Am an operator and also a father of one grown kid.searching for a real relationship felt may be u could help as a friend cos i can just resist not getting to know you more better and i would love to meet you in person to talk more on my yahoo.com I.D if you have one you can add mine…. so we can talk and get to know more of eachother …Will be waiting for your reply or through an offline with my yahoo i.d cos my SON said “Dad you need someone after some years of being alone”….please i will be waiting for your reply. Best Regards
    Douglas”
    EXAMPLE (this was actually in a profile!):
    “hello seller. i am julia ann.am interested in your Accordions and i will like to buy it. i would like u to tell me the present condition of the Accordions i would not mind sending u a cashier cheque through my shipper i would like u to give me your full name and address and phone number okay hope to hear from u soon bye.”
  • Many scammers copy their profiles from other real profiles so they will sound perfect. They use model photos or photos sent to them by past victims.
  • Scammers often write flattering letters to people out of their age range, to those who have stated loneliness in their profile, or to recently widowed
  • Scammers give you a lot of personal information right away making you comfortable and willing to share your own personal info with them. They will often make up a first and last name and put it in their profile, to make you feel safe. They will often use common names like “Greg Williams” or “Jane Smith” or “Kenneth Cole”. If someone puts their first name and last name in a profile, it is probably a scammer!
    EXAMPLE (taken from a scammer profile out of Nigeria):
    “I am Henry Elvis from Takoma Park, Maryland, USA. I am really from Mahe-Victoria, Seychelles. I am Graduade of Anglia Polytechnic University, Essex,UK and also a Diploma Holder in Graphics Design from Brooks College, Utah,USA. I am cool and Handsome, Nice to be with and I like Travelling, Swimming and Playing Football and at the same time like surfing Internet and Programming, as part of my Job.”
  • Scammers wants you to leave the site to use personal email or IM because “it’s so much easier” – may actually state they will not accept responses through this dating site.
  • Mail to you is often poetic, sing-songy, pretty words with no meaning, general flattery, generic, does not directly address questions or concerns you have voiced or remarks you have made, uses a lot of seductive or pet nicknames for you instead of your name. They keep things general so they can send the same letter to many people (mass mail).
  • Scammer gives you the name of another website and asks you to meet them there (ask yourself why when you are both here on a free site) or they will invite you to view them on a webcam or porn site. Be aware that some of these sites are setup only to gather personal info. You may be asked to enter your email address, credit card information or other personal info. You may end up with spyware or a virus on your computer.

Click herefor more information about scam.

 

Romance Scams

A romance scam occurs when a stranger pretends romantic intentions, gains the affection of victims, and then uses that goodwill to gain access to their victims’ money, bank accounts, credit cards, passports, email accounts, and/or national identification numbers or by getting the victims to commit financial fraud on their behalf.

The majority of scammers are located in Africa especially West Africa: Nigeria (Lagos), Senegal, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire; and Russia and Ukraine (for this reason, these areas are blocked from using ConnectingSingles, but some of them get around these blocks). This type of scam is very common on dating sites and you will likely receive email from a scammer on this site.

 

What you can do

The best thing to do is avoid these people, don’t waste your time on them. If you see scammers on this site, report scammers to us, so that we can remove them from this site.

  • FTC toll free hotline: 877-FTC-HELP (877-382-4357)
  • FTC online complaint form (www.ftc.gov)
  • Canadian PhoneBusters hotline: 888-495-8501
  • Internet Fraud Complaint Center (www.ic3.gov

Report Scam
Have fun. Be safe.
Think with your head, not with your heart.

By Connecting Singles – www.connectingsingles.com/currentscams.aspx

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ACCC National Fraud Week

Slam scams! National Consumer Fraud Week 19 – 25 March

Have you ever received a phone call or SMS out of the blue, a phishy email or ‘lucky’ letter, an unknown knock at the door or a strange request from an online friend or admirer?

National Consumer Fraud Week 2012 is all about raising awareness of scam delivery methods so that you can identify and slam a scam at the point of contact.

Scammers are increasingly sophisticated in how they deliver scams, taking advantage of new technology and communication methods to try and slip under your radar. Online platforms and mobile technology such as emails, social networking sites, smartphones and tablets make it easier to connect with people around the world and communicate in real time anonymously, privately or publicly. Unfortunately, scammers also take advantage of these benefits to target you.

Scammers are also not afraid to adopt a personal touch such as contacting you at home on your phone or at your door. They will try and push your buttons by playing on your emotions to evoke a sense of guilt, anxiety or fear. They also use slick tricks such as professional-looking websites or documents, and often pose as someone or an organisation that you know and trust.

Scammers will use any means to deliver a scam and get you to part with your money or personal details. If you receive a scam, slam it! Remember to: press delete, throw it out, shut the door or just hang up.

Here are some tips to keep scammers at arm’s length:

Don’t respond
Ignore suspicious emails, letters, house visits, phone calls or SMS – press ‘delete’, throw them out, shut the door or just hang up

Watch out for slick tricks
Scammers use sophisticated tricks to fool you such as fake websites, glossy brochures, technical jargon or posing as someone that you know and trust – don’t fall for them!

Don’t let scammers push your buttons
Scammers will play on your emotions to get what they want

Protect your identity
Your personal details are private and invaluable – keep them that way and away from scammers

Check out Slam Scams! for more information on Fraud Week 2012, an initiative of the Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce.

By the ACCC – www.accc.gov.au

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Dating And Romance Scams

What are dating and romance scams?

Dating and romance scams try to lower your defences by appealing to your romantic or compassionate side. They play on emotional triggers to get you to provide money, gifts or personal details.

Scammers target victims by creating fake profiles on legitimate internet dating services. Once you are in contact with a scammer, they will express strong emotions for you in a relatively short period of time and will suggest you move the relationship away from the website, to phone, email and/or instant messaging. Scammers often claim to be from Australia, but travelling or working overseas.

They will go to great lengths to gain your interest and trust, such as sharing personal information and even sending you gifts. Scammers may take months, to build what seems like the romance of a lifetime and may even pretend to book flights to visit you, but never actually come. Once they have gained your trust they will ask you (either subtly or directly) for money, gifts or your banking/credit card details. They will pretend to need these for a variety of reasons.

For example, they may claim to be in the depths of despair due to financial hardship or an ill family member.

In other cases, the scammer might start off by sending you flowers or other small gifts then will tell you about a large amount of money they need to transfer out of their country or that they want to share with you. They will then ask for your banking details or money to cover administrative fees or taxes to free up the money. WARNING – This may be money laundering which is a criminal offence: never agree to transfer money for someone else.

Alternatively scammers may claim to have fallen ill or been involved in a serious accident. They will then ask you for money to pay medical bills or travel expenses to visit you. In some instances you may even be contacted by someone claiming to be their doctor.

Regardless of how you are scammed, you could end up losing a lot of money. Online dating and romance scams cheat Australians out of millions every year. The money you send to scammers is almost always impossible to recover and in addition, you may feel long-lasting emotional betrayal at the hands of someone who you thought loved you and was trustworthy.

Warning signs

  • You meet someone on an internet dating website and their profile picture or photograph looks different to their description or like it’s from a magazine.
  • After just a few contacts they profess strong feelings for you and suggest moving the conversation away from the website preferring email, instant messaging and/or phone instead.
  • After gaining your trust, they tell you an elaborate story and ask for money, gifts or your bank account/credit card details.
  • They continue to ask you for money, but never actually visit you.
  • If you don’t send money straightaway, their emails and calls will often become more desperate, persistent or direct.
  • The email is poorly written, vague or contains specific information taken directly from news articles, repeats itself, you are addressed by the wrong name, or the email is not personally addressed at all.

Protect yourself from dating and romance scams

  • ALWAYS consider the possibility that the approach may be a scam, particularly if the warning signs listed above appear. Try to remove the emotion from your decision making no matter how caring or persistent they seem.
  • Talk to an independent friend, relative or fair trading agency before you send any money. THINK TWICE before sending money to someone you have only recently met online or haven’t met in person.
  • NEVER give credit card or online account details to anyone by email.
  • Be very careful about how much personal information you share on social network sites. Scammers can use your information and pictures to create a fake identity or to target you with a scam.
  • If you agree to meet in person, tell family and friends where you are going. If this includes overseas travel, consider carefully the advice on www.smarttraveller.gov.aubefore making any plans.
  • Where possible, avoid any arrangement with a stranger that asks for up-front payment via money order, wire transfer or international funds transfer. It is rare to recover money sent this way.
  • If you think you have provided your account details to a scammer, contact your bank or financial institution immediately.
  • Money laundering is a criminal offence: do not agree to transfer money for someone else.

As well as following these specific tips, find out how to protect yourself from all sorts of other scams.

Report scams

If you think you’ve spotted a scam, report a scam to SCAMwatch or contact the ACCC on 1300 795 995. You should also spread the word to your friends and family to protect them.

More information

You can read two romance scam victims’ stories – How online romances cost Melba and Paul more than their hearts. Also check out our Grooming scams page for more information on the tactics dating and romance scammers will use to try and convince you to buy into their scam.

SCAMwatch has issued the following radars on dating and romance scams in the past:

What to do if you’ve been scammed; Scams & the law; Report a scam.

Similar scams:

If you are contacted by a psychic or clairvoyant offering you mystical secrets to wealth, health and luck, be very wary. Do not be fooled by fantastic claims and promises, they may be scams.
These scams play on your generosity and involve a scammer posing as a genuine charity in order to fraudulently collect money.
Door-to-door scams involve promoting goods or services that are not delivered or are of a very poor quality.
Missed calls that can lead to premium rate charges. Mysterious text messages that can cost a lot of money if your reply to them.
There are many types of scams that aim to steal your credit card details, either by taking the card itself or by tricking you into giving them the card’s details.
Fake online pharmacies offer drugs and medicines at very cheap prices or without a prescription. They can cause you major health and money problems.
Spam emails, SMS or MMS usually offer free goods or ‘prizes’, very cheap products or promises of wealth. Responding to spam messages can result problems for you computer and your bank account.
 

Go To Scam Watch or ACCC

www.scamwatch.gov.au – www.accc.gov.au

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She is too beautiful to be true. Most scammers use photos of professional models/celebrities or photos of beautiful women they have stolen from the Net. You receive a photo of a potential date and the photo doesn’t match up (e.g. the photo looks like it is from a magazine or the description the person has given of themselves doesn’t match the photo)…more about warning signs >>>

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