" Then he stopped and changed to some other topics. The other way is paid by my credit card, but the receiver's name must be under Istanbul Marriott. His English was broken, but seemed very distinguished. The only problem is becoming infatuated with the picture, which more than likely, is not the scammer.
My third scammer is now in Istanbul who needed 00 to pay his hotel bills so that he will leave for the U. I will not transfer money via western Union and Moneygram anymore." Then he refused both options without any reason. Ladies, those predators are thinking about how to rip you off everyday. My morning messages consisted of ‘hope you had a blissful night sleep’. I would ask him direct questions, and he dodged them. When you see a text on FB with that handsome pic beside it, your mind will deceive you very easily.
You can still track them you just have go keep them on the line awhile.
I just wish our government, Facebook and others gave a dam and truly would go in those countries and permanently put these guys out of business. I wrote here awhile ago, and was scammed out of 5 grand, before I found this site and others like it. I searched his photos, phone number, etc online, and could not find him or whoever he is anywhere.
An Oil rigger scam got me for thousands of bucks and he used all the lies and stolen images of Doug Blevins of Wilton Manors Fl off Facebook to show me a face.
Also if you have sent money call Western Union and Money Gram and Wal Mart and tell them SCAMMERS ALERT fraud.This guy looked great, he talked to me on the phone & texting, things no man ever told me. I feel stupid, but thankful I didn’t lose any money. You still might get an email from him because they can be persistent. First he said he was off the coast of Germany, and later said he was off the coast of Texas. I was a widow for 10 years, not even looking for another man. I fell madly in love with his (someone's) picture, sweet voice, kind words and promises. It is unfortunate that we can not go on Facebook (where mine found me.) I would not dare go on a dating site or play words on my computer. Ladies, Please listen to the things being said on here. I reported him so they can check it out and get rid of him. YOU have a duty to;1 Bait them 2 Hook them 3 keep them hooked 4 report them early to face book so that we they cannot come back on with their IP address before you go to hangout or other chat place and also report them to He started out with working on a oil rig and having kids and being alone and raising them alone.I was so vulnerable & lonely just wanting to date & so on. Had my bag packed ready to get up the next morning & he calls at like 2 a.m. I immediately blocked him and sent his email to spam. And, even though he did not ask for money, that can still come! Said he had a 14 year old son, living with his elderly aunt in the U. Stated he had a multimillion dollar contract and was an independent contractor so he was responsible for all of the costs associated with the contract. Thanks for this page it is helping me but I feel so sorry for these ladies that send them all their money, sell their homes, cars and anything they have for these scammers. These ladies are hurting because they trusted a scammer. They will take you for everything you have and leave you. Please let us be smarter than they and let us be on the side of good as they are scammers and they do not love us. We cant convince her that he is a scammer because she believes that he loves her.He even calls every now & then promising he'll see me soon. He mentioned going to the store to get a card for his computer. He would also close a chat by saying ‘soft kisses and hugs’. Asked for my help initially to get a phone card to call his son, then another card to make phone calls to arrange workers to come assist him in the repairs. I gave him a fake email & he told me his life story. ED: You are welcome Hi, your Clarkson sounds like my Mike. I’m emotionally over my scammer, thank goodness, but am still fascinated with this site and read every post as soon as I get an email saying there’s a new post. Claims to be from Idaho with an American father and Polish mother. All the while, I was convinced I would get my money back.Once again, I have been away for awhile but, the stories are all still the same. I've noticed similar things with these scammers, they try to make you feel guilty for questioning them, they turn it around, one accused me of being self centered, money driven, like to see people suffer, money rules my life etc. I've been through a difficult year and admit you could say I'm vulnerable and these guys have been gap filling but I have to remind myself they are fake. Gray was always very concerned if I’ve had a ‘blissful night sleep’. And he would end a chat by saying ‘soft kisses and hugs’. This progressed to requests for multiple Itunes cards and more and more money. Steve, I can’t thank you enough for creating this site! [Steve: you are welcome, and its wonderful to know the site helped you in some way. His wife died 2 years ago and now he is ready to find love. He hasnt ask for money yet, since im very poor hahahahaha. From day one I knew something wasnt right with all that lovely nature and falling in love 3 days after he saw my picture. Parents divorced and he was sent to live with his aunt in Poland and Indian Uncle. His phone is connected to a Danville, CA Phone messenger service and when I called it would sound tinny as if in a tunnel almost like when you call a foreign country. Watch for phrases that likely are my queen, missing you like crazy. In no time he is madly in love with you and wants to marry you. He needs an ITunes gift card, or his child needs something or his equipment broke and he needs big money for repairs. Don't let the picture fool you because behind it is a man from Nigeria. Please......ladies....a REAL man that loves you and does NOT ask for money. I'd like to get my hands on that devil man and his whole crew!Yeah, the mother passed away 5 years ago giving birth to a baby boy, the baby was lost too.The daughter is at a boarding school..had to close out his bank account, giving all of his money to this contract, and the company from the previous contract owes him a lot of money and now he can't open an account for them to deposit the money because he's stuck on the rig and can't sign for a new bank account.to tell me he had to stay, that the inspector didnt pass it. On Monday, he ended his morning chat saying ‘sending love and smiles your way’. Sometimes it takes several months once they feel they have your trust. Said he had borrowed million from the bank and put up his 3 homes as collateral. Meet the person in person but please don't give them your hard earned money. I’ve been on this site for 4 months waiting to hear something that resonated with my experience, and I think this might be it. It is so so sad to lose you retirement, your home and your sanity over a scammer. There's also a woman with a lisp going by the name of Janet.He needed money to pay for workers to fix the problem, and this continued with stuck in hurricanes to living on the street, 00's of dollars later Im still waiting. Said he discovered some faulty pipes underwater that needed to be repaired and that the bank would not loan him anymore money. He never asked for money, but got belligerent when I would not provide a phone number. Have a Blessed Day and thanks again for Watch for Scams. Why are so many of us looking to see who else their scammer scammed? If you find yourself in a very vulnerable situation you can fall in love very easy with this Idiot. I just chatted with one guy who claimed to be Charles Krasberg working as an Oil Rig Project Engineer with Keppel Offshore & Marine. Claiming he is divorced with a 20 year old daughter in boarding school in UK. Got connected with him thru Profile name : charlie4life17Thanks. If anyone out there has talked to him please comment. I was frauded out of a small fortune by that creep It happened March thru Aug last year.When they ask for money, then you said you will come to meet him or have friends to visit them. Hope that they will be out of business and get caught by the FBI very soon. The first one that fooled me had me in tears when I figured it out. Now sometimes I play the game until I decide to let them know I am onto their scheme and why. Anyscam on the internet - oil rig engineer scams and all the others and thier names and mules, bank accounts, and their user names. ED: you can post pictures when you start a new submission [but not when you are adding a comment to an existing submission] - use the page below and you can see photos there and you can also post your own story and photos there: have another one on the hook, and he says he is 60 years old, divorced with a 15 year old son, ex-wife got killed in an auto accident He is on an oil rig off the coast of Texas, supposed to be done with his contract in March. Smooth talker, just found out his realname is Kenneth Chapman. Of course he never showed - I thought it was a fairytale. Found out it was a previous name he used on a scam.