Why Scammers Love Nigeria

from the it's-a-way-of-life dept

By now, you all (should) know about 419 advance fee scammers from Nigeria. Despite regular claims of plans to crackdown on the scams, the Nigerian government had done very little. In fact, there were claims that up until a year ago, not a single person in Nigeria was in jail for such crimes. That's starting to change, with new reports saying that about 500 people have been arrested with another 500 under investigation. Of course, that sounds like a tiny percentage of the scammers, and it didn't seem all that difficult for the Associated Press reporter who wrote the above article to track down plenty of scammers who are quite proud of their scamming ability. It certainly still appears that scamming is a way of life for many Nigerians who find that it's a lot easier and a lot more lucrative than other jobs... which are often hard to find.


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    Glory Jean Salvacion, Dec 26th, 2005 @ 3:19am

    i was scam

    The EFCC cant help me too.they can help but they wont

     

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      Darlene Daily, Jul 23rd, 2010 @ 6:32pm

      trying to scam me.

      There was a guy that said he was my agent that my name was sent to him from the efcc_41@yahoo.com
      Because i had been scam'ed by a Mark Jones two years ago.
      This man said i have a$2.3 million. but first before i could have it brought to me i had to pay $400. for the fee.
      I had told him i didn't have no moeny to give when i don't have no proof of who he is there was no paper work no nothing he was emailing me back to back asking me over and over about haven the $400. for this fee.
      I told him i didn't want the money because in the first place Mark Jones got a little over $2,000.00 from me.
      I then said i can't miss something i never had I told him this was nothing more then a scam Miss Marple from the scam site she has helped me and so so many woman and man from being scamed and I think the good Lord for her she's not afraid to step forword. My goodness people if you have been scamed step forword and trun it in to the http:delphifaq.com
      In order for us to put these scammers away in the site i gave you don't have to give your name email address only if you want to i did give my name. I'm tried of Nigeria men trying to take my money I'm 64 years old.Let these lazy people get a real job their heartless they don't care if they get your money they don't care if you have children this is a crying shame these sorry good for nothing men and woman to that are scaming.
      Repeat over and over to yourself these Scammer's need to be put in jail. That's why they walk freely because no one wants to come forword don't be afraid. Be afraid for your children.
      After Mark Jones scamed me out of my money and from bingos i won off of i made a promise to my self never again will i
      let no man scam me.
      Now i must go don't be afraid to come forword !.
      To speak up in what is and has been done to you's.
      Think you for your time God Bless each and every one of you.

      Sincerity,
      Darlene Daily
      andersondarlene31@yahoo.com

       

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        nordia shields, Oct 3rd, 2010 @ 4:22pm

        Re: trying to scam me.

        please reply a man named Jun Huan wants me to open upoffshoe account n use me as next of Kin totransfer $24.5 in my name n then split it. I did n the account was opened but this bank I need doe u to check if it's real name: ENGLISH ROYAL BANK in the UK

         

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    Christian Kingsley, May 26th, 2006 @ 8:17pm

    Nigrian scammer

    she is 30 years olld named Mashier Gilbert princsess _chalin@yahoo.co,uk.com a scammer we have talked for months and all she talked about was money to be with me she was vary quick to fall in love and was vary persistantabout having to be with me and me sending her money right from the get go so finnaly I sent her $ 499 so she could get a chaek cleared from her fathers estate after that it was seeya sucker

     

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      Phyllis J. Ennis, Jul 30th, 2007 @ 11:07am

      Re: Nigrian scammer

      Well it was a good thing that i didnt have the money to send because if i did i would probably have made the same mistake. This scammer i was involved with for some reason claimed that he loved me even though he didnt even know what i looked like. He claimed that he was this very rich business man but i had my doubts about him telling me the truth. As soon as he found out i wasnt sending him any money he told me that he didnt love me anymore.

       

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      TRACI, Nov 30th, 2008 @ 2:34pm

      Re: Nigrian scammer

      THIS SOUNDS SO FAMILIAR. ONLY THESE PEOPLE CONNECTED ME ON MY SPACE IN SEPT 2008. FOR 2 MONTHES IT SOUNDED ALL GOOD, WITH ALL THE WORDS, AND SWEET THEY SOUNDED AND HIM AND HIS DAUGHTER COULDNT WAIT TO BE WITH ME AND MY SON. THIS PERSON WAS SUPPOSE TO BE FROM NEW JERSEY, AND WORKING IN WEST AFRICA ON A CONTRACT AS AN CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER. THE WAY I WAS PLAYED WAS HE WANTED A NEW LAPTOP COMPUTER, BUT NOW HAS LEAD THEY NEED MONEY FOR A BTA. WHICH I LOOKED UP AND FOUND WAS JUST A BASIC TOTAL ALLOWANCE WITH MONEY YOU WERE ALLOWED TO TAKE ACROSS THE LINE. I HAVENT TURNED THEM YET, BUT I WILL. I JUST DONT KNOW HOW PEOPLE LIKE THIS HAS A HEART TO DO INNOCENT PEOPLE THIS WAY. IT IS PRETTY LOW-LIFE. AND I HOPE THEY GET CAUGHT WITH IT. I HAVE PHONE NUMBERS, AN ADDRESS, AND EVERYTHING. ITS PATHETIC.

       

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      Darlene Daily, Jul 23rd, 2010 @ 7:05pm

      Scammer's.

      One thing about these scammers they are nothing but liers!
      Mark Jones he was a good one for that he said he use to be married he caught his ex-wife in bed with his best friend.
      That he has a son 14 years old at that time.
      The sad part on this case from all the sweet things he was saying to me i fail for it. You see when i was nothing but three years old i was badly child abused no motherly love was ever given me no hug's holding me on her lap her warm hands touching mine! never once did i hear her words that she loved me all i heard was how she hated me she should have gotten rid of me i was put up on chair's just to be knocked off them by her.
      All the name's i was called from A-Z being as young as i was those name's ment nothing to me until i got old enough to understand each meaning of the word's my mother called me.By the time i reached 13 i no longer want'ed to live i grew up so hugrey for her love. So many bad thing's happen to me one thing after another i made so many wrong choices.
      I wanted so much to be loved to belong I had no self atream.
      I wanted to die !.
      I had a mother and yet i didn't she was there and yet she wasn't.
      This was why it was so easy for me to latch on to the man i married ! I was beaten by this man.
      My main point is these scammers knows our week point's
      It didn't help any he new all the right thing's to say to me.
      I just want'ed to be loved to hear those words.

      To all of you thats being scamed or in the line up of being scammed wake up befor it's becomes to late.

      I must go now before i end up writing a book I already write poetry ! and i'm very good at it my gifts are all from
      God.

      Take care and may God bring peace up on each and every one of you.
      For what it is wroth please don't let these Nigeria Scammers walk free put them behind bars where they belong.

      Sincerity,
      Darlene Daily.
      andersondarlene31@yahoo.com

      I'm not afraid to come forword for any thing.

       

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    Jide Martins, Mar 10th, 2007 @ 7:33pm

    puppy scam

    I was scammed by Jide Martins at 39 Airport Rd. in
    Mushin, Lagos ,Nigeria 23401 It was one of those puppy scams. his e-mail is Andersonrosario78@yahoo.com He claims to be a God fearing Christian, but he isn't!!!

     

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    Chrise, May 21st, 2007 @ 2:24am

    this girl

    please take care of this girl i covered her as a scammer and her father from Nigria (ericawelch4luv@yahoo.co.uk) she pretends that she wants money from me to get out from Nigiria her name was Lizzy she told me that

     

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    mallam, May 22nd, 2007 @ 1:20pm

    u guys are stupid

    how can u guys really get scammed lol

     

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      lou, Sep 8th, 2007 @ 8:17pm

      Re: u guys are stupid

      you are right i can tell the scammers from the moment they say a word here it is I am SEEKING FOR MY RIGHT MAN OR SOULMATE ....lol you are stupid if you fall for this nits just funny to mecuz i dont have anymoney anyway even if my mother asked me i couldent help so i just let them tell me they love me and ect.ect.ect and when they ask me for money i say are you kiddin i havent got a dime thats all she wrote ,so i start to email them back and say what happened my love ..lol where are you ? oooh i miss you .. you know add salt to the wound cuz they do spend alot of time on you if you let themm.. lol...........anyway safe date chatting..... Lou sorry about the typos i cant fix it wont let me

       

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    tamara davis, Jul 15th, 2007 @ 12:36am

    scammers

    i have been talking to 3 guys on the internet and these 3 all happen to be in lagos nigeria. the one said he is a chef and they paid him for working there and the bank wont cash his check because its a united states check, now if your working in nigeria why would they give you a check you cant cash there. he said he needed 650 dollars to pay his hotel bill and come back to the ststes. the 2nd one says he ran out of money and the bank there wont cash a travelers check. he ask me for290 dollars for him to be able to send the check to me to cash. the 3rd one is there trying to get some papers he said he needs and he needs me to send him 500.00 dollars so he can get them. they all seemed like really good guys and they sweet talk you and tell you about all this money they have and how they are going to take care of you. one of them has even sent me roses saying he loves me but when i tell them i have no money they get mad. 8i believe they are all scammers. so people be careful. i have not sent any money. and am not going to.

     

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      deana, Oct 9th, 2007 @ 3:11pm

      Re: scammers

      can i ask if you were sent pictures? i have a stituation were i feel as if i'm being lied too,as many things are being said,and i feel that thay are premature and more than a little over the top,lol. Now this one saids he lives in london and deals with african arts he sounds really sweet and nice,but as all these things or in the news it makes you wonder as he does seem perfect!may be i'm just an old cinic?

       

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      Darlene Daily, Jul 23rd, 2010 @ 7:35pm

      scammers

      Hi to go a long with what you just said it brings to mind what Mark Jones told me he said some body broke in to his checking acct. and took all his money in the first place theres is no way because then it becomes a in side job I told him there was no way because only he had the number to his safe box for his acct. It was nothing more.
      I read in the scaming site that these scammers are trained in what to say. If they can't get no more from the ones their trying to scam then they pass that person to the next scammer.Even now Mark Jones is trying to pull $90. from me he goes by the name flesh_onwater@yahoo.com
      one thing about scammers they get greedy then they become careless and this is how they honest to God hang them selfs.
      You see i also on the web site was gone to Kaplan Univerity for CJ. I did my home home off of the new's on different criems i had to put down where i found it who it was by i never took the crited that another person from the news re-porters did.

      I think you for your time and for letting me add on to what i know about these scammers. I just want you woman and man to know if you have been scamed or you are being scamed don't be scared turn it in they can't hurt you any more only if you allow them to.
      Take care and God bless you all.

      Sincerity,
      Darlene Daily
      andersondarlene31@yahoo.com

       

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    Phyllis J. Ennis, Jul 30th, 2007 @ 10:58am

    Scammers in Nigeria

    I too have been a victim of a scammer from Nigeria. He claimed that his name is William Dave Dick. He is supposedly from Miami, Florida. He claimed to have been stranded in Nigeria. He wanted me to send him some money because he was going to be put in jail if i didnt. Today was the day he was supposed to have been put in jail. As soon as he found out i couldnt send him any money he told me goodbye.

     

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    deana, Oct 9th, 2007 @ 3:43pm

    hummm

    At this point in time i'm chatting to a guy that 'lives in london he's a computer engineer and an african art dealer!'. he sounds like my prince on a white steed,lovely,also really quite good looking and i have several pic's that he sent me,a heart renching story about his ex cheating on him and lets be honest we all have some horrid storys,and may be i'm being cinical but we do! other than some spelling errors and typos i have nothing to go on i have tryed to do an I.P reverse,but some and not all of the e-mails i get from this person are taking 5 minutes or more to down load!!!and so much txt is missing or lost on msn, i have friends in the usa,nz,oz and spain and france do i need to go on!and i have no problem and no lost txt when i chat to them!! But i do with the uk/usa guy in nigiria? i may be wrong and if i'm, i will let you know as he was hoping to be back this wkend(u.k)? it a case of wait and will see! But watch this space!!!
    Also i told him that there has been alot on the national and international news re the scams in Nigeria he had no idea this was happening and totally horrifid that the internet was open to scams!!i'm scratching my head on this,so wot do you think?pls let me know......

     

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      Lori, Mar 30th, 2009 @ 2:01pm

      Re: hummm

      Do you hsppen to have any pics of this guy. I met this guy too and his name is Paul. Well he also told me about the cheating girlfriend. He lives in London, but went to work to Lagos, Nigeria and he states all his money and passport was stolen at some festival in Nigeria. He is asking for some money to go home.

       

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      juanitagardino, Dec 14th, 2010 @ 10:54pm

      Re: hummm

      dont send money whatever he saies

       

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      Jesus Romero, Jul 29th, 2011 @ 1:29am

      Reply: Comon sense of reality

      Hello, im from oahu Hawaii, this sort of scam prey on your weaknesses, Nigerian peoples knows who vulnerable you can be. Its good to be nice but not everything is always color coated with icing and sprinkles of candy.

       

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    stephanie campbell, Dec 23rd, 2007 @ 8:07am

    is it a scam

    met this cute guy atleast the picture on his page is cute,anyway his name is paul tresler anybody else chatting with him says he wants to come see me for the new year but he's short 200 wants me to western union it to nigeria any body else know him let me know

     

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    moh zawahra, Feb 19th, 2008 @ 11:13pm

    mony scams in nijeria

    Iam working on the internet about 3 hours aday and I found out most cheaters is from nijeria men or women and most the banks over there they make u the winner but they cant send u the prize untel u send western union of 450 us dollars ,and I syed why Icant send wire transfer to the bank not to a person --no western union the dont exept banks or companies only person .and another one she like to take here mony out of there to any country and we talking about over 10 milions and up and she needs about 7895 us dollars to be able to make the acount working and the fees for the transfer.and beleve me its allot of stories of all kineds ,

     

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    felix, Apr 5th, 2008 @ 8:11am

    Not only nigeria Scam

    why are you people always talk about nigeria same thing i got scamed from chine twice and once in Ameria with a link from uk but yet you people keep saying nigeria scam s how about other country? tell me about america job online or gree card are those real? you better talk about other good suject about nigerians

     

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      bert lundblad, Sep 3rd, 2009 @ 10:47am

      Re: Not only nigeria Scam

      you talk about someone saying he s from america with a link from uk? Ive dealt with nigerian scammers its easy to see they are nigerians their phonenumbers are linked to the uk as well and if you check their ip-adress you ll find nigeria!but they can go satellite saying america.
      I cant understand the nigerians being upset about this. Its for real , and nigerians only say " it happens elsewhere too!" (as if it s justified then)Do smth about it its your country for Gods sake. The 419 will bite you in the ass!
      if we cant find the one guilty we ll find a scapegoat. Thats how humans react! So find the guilty instead, maybe hes inside you? In your attitudes, and acting?

       

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    virginia, Apr 13th, 2008 @ 5:38am

    PLEASE HELP!

    Please if anyone knows anything about a man named Darren Bent please get a hold of me. I'm trying to find out any info on him and scamming practices if any. He says he's in Nigeria though lives in California. Thank you.'

     

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      joyce, Apr 30th, 2008 @ 8:52am

      Re: PLEASE HELP!

      I would love to talk to you about a man who says he has a house in Calif and the UK. He says he's a widower and has a 15 year old daughter. He tells me he loves me and wants to move here. He says he makes a huge amount of money and how he's going to take care of me. But today his daughter asked me for some money to pay her school. I'm very nervous that this is a scam and I refuse to send money. He tells me he is buying a oil well and is a chief engineer on the Merchant Bravery Ship.

      I've had a funny feeling about this, and so glad I haven't done anything.

      Joyce

       

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        Donna, Oct 14th, 2008 @ 8:50am

        Re: Re: PLEASE HELP!

        would like to talk to you, I think we are talking to the same man.

         

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        louise caron, Nov 19th, 2008 @ 11:01pm

        Re: Re: PLEASE HELP!

        same happen to me. he was a charming man name wilson berrett from washington. but working on a plateform oil on the sea. we was talking for few week and tonight he ask me for 700. dollars to pay for the exams of is son because he said on the plateform he cant send money.
        so your not alone at this moment i had realize its was a scammer
        bye

         

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          Darlene Daily, Jul 23rd, 2010 @ 7:58pm

          Know

          Hello i want to know if any of you woman out there know's a Jack Mattrer he said his wife died in a head on car crash leaving him with a little girl 5 but now is eight years old he hasn't ask me for any money i found him on black planet rather or not he is a scammer i'm not sure we have been talking for a good year he lives in New York i know he's not lieing because his time is the same as mine.he is a nice looking man at least i think so. He owns a house in New York City.
          So if any of you ladyies out their have heard of him and have talked to him please let me know. He works and not in need of any money. He is a real sweet heart.
          Think you for your time do have a Good Bless Day.

          Sincerity,
          Darlene Daily
          andersondarlene31@yahoo.com

           

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            Anonymous Coward, Nov 26th, 2010 @ 11:29am

            Re: Know

            he is italian right catholic pleaseeeee this is unbelievable hee has a son not daughter and hes 14 sweety he will take trip to nigeria or africa soon beware

             

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        antonieta, Oct 25th, 2010 @ 2:45pm

        Re: Re: PLEASE HELP!

        smith_23.jack@yahoo.co.uk THis man is an scammer,tell me the same history,But he has a boy of 15 years

         

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      Louise Mahoney, Jun 6th, 2008 @ 6:36pm

      Re: Darren Bent is a scammer

      Hello Virginia, I am in contact with a man calling himself Darren Wayne Bent. Email address... dabent57@yahoo.com. Claims to live in West Hollywood, Ca. and tells me he has been in Nigeria just over a week and will be there until August working as a consultant on a dam
      project. I caught onto him right away. He is a scammer....from the gitgo. His IM name (sentence) reads "where have u been all my life cute one bent". In his photo he is wearing a white sleeveless T-shirt with some lettering on it and he is standing in the kitchen by the sink.
      I am going to have him send me an email so I can add full headers and turn his pudgy butt in to the authorities. Like I said...........he is definately a scammer. I ended instant message to research him in scams and I found you.
      He's MUGU. Do not do anything for him. I do not know his game yet. He first contacted me last night on 2jive.com a subsidiary of the Relationship exchange. He seems to be rather dense and slow catching on to some of the everyday american jargon. Hope this does not come too late for you.

      Louise Mahoney

       

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        ana, May 2nd, 2010 @ 6:08pm

        Re: Re: Darren Bent is a scammer

        Hey... does he have a heineken beer in his hand??
        if he does, i recieved the same picture from a guy saying his name is michael truitt...
        ana

         

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        virginia hando, Aug 26th, 2010 @ 3:12pm

        Re: Re: Darren Bent is a scammer

        I know this guy he is a 20 year old black college student from Nigeria..... have his real picture address, have talked to him on phone and on cam.....If I can help contact me
        tell me who to turn him into and I will.....was offered a deal from a publisher to write my story.... I also spent months and found the real Darren Bent who lives in Maui Hawaai
        but he didn't care about any of what this scammer was doing with his name and picture...

         

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      Antoaneta, Nov 8th, 2009 @ 1:04pm

      Re: info for Dareen

      have not been to your country in my life, But i will like to come and spend my vacation there if you give me a chance that was why i said i would loved to come to your country after my business contract, I will advice you send me your phone or mobile number so I can call and hear your lovely voice though i understand that you said to me in one of your previous e-mail that your English is not too good and i understand that fact because I have this feeling you a lovely person to speak with.
      .
      This is my number you can call me when you are online so we can chat +234-8022697268 or text me and here is my yahoo id: darren.bent30@yahoo.co.uk.

      Kisses.

      Darren

       

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        Dennis Rader, Aug 20th, 2010 @ 9:51am

        Re: Re: info for Dareen

        I too have received emails from a dbent49@yahoo.com
        I am in the wedding business,
        Daren Bent wants to send me a credit card, asking me to run $9,000, keep $1,000, and sent the remaining $8,000 to an "agent" who will be arranging flights for his friends and family to come to his wedding.

        Clearly a scammer and of course I will have nothing to do with it.
        Claims to be in the service in Afghanistan and marrying Nov 26 but I cannot get him to even say where the ceremony will take place. ha

        For the record, "Darren Bent" is a famous soccer or Football star in europe.
        This scammer guy can't even think of a name on his own.

         

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        Anonymous Coward, Nov 26th, 2010 @ 11:42am

        Re: Re: info for Dareen

        terry STOP JUST STOP what is this Darren? stuff omg derren -- bill morgan?---come onnnnnnn you are oh never mind im done tring hmmmmmmmmmmmm your wife

         

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      virginia hando, Aug 26th, 2010 @ 3:04pm

      Re: PLEASE HELP!

      I know one of the scums name that uses Darren Bents name and picture I know plenty, even the scammers real name and address

       

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      virginia hando, Aug 26th, 2010 @ 3:14pm

      Re: PLEASE HELP!

      I can help I know a ton about this scammer

       

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      Anonymous Coward, Nov 26th, 2010 @ 11:56am

      Re: PLEASE HELP!

      yes his name is terry son is 14 im tring to get him to come clean goes by many names so i know if hes being his charming self then you will end up copy and pasteing this to him so he can see of corse so ill just say Terry you do know who this is.
      I know you know . STOP Look at what your doing. God is cring right now You know what that means Wow you are unbelievable lol another name to tack to my list darren bent okkkkkkkkkk ohhhhh yeea you dint tell them about our sonnnnnn or are you calling him a daughter these days ohhhhh myyyyy okkkkkkkkkk im done IM DONE I am in Calif and going to start having some fun of my own with GODS BLESSING !!!!!!!

       

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      James E. Price, Dec 29th, 2010 @ 9:13am

      Re: PLEASE HELP!

      I received this from "Darren Bent" about 10 minutes ago. I hope this helps with your research:

      Hello,
      My name is Darren Bent, Regional Head of British
      Isles (Royal Bank of Canada InvestmentManagement (UK)
      Limited).I am writing in respect of a American British Citizen
      customer of my bank Brandon Jensen who died
      together with his wife and children in a Plane crash
      on Monday 31st july 2000 GMT 14:22 UK while they were
      flying to New York on vacation.

      The late person left in our bank the
      sum of twenty five million five hundred thousand
      pounds (ТL25.5 million pounds) and nobody will ever
      come for this money because he died with his entire
      family. I am the only person that is aware of this
      money since the person in question did not give to my
      bank any next of kin to inherit his money. Now, I want
      to use my position in the bank to transfer this money
      to your country for investment.

      If you can provide me with an account where I can
      transfer this (twenty five million five hundred
      thousand pounds) ТL25.5 million pounds. I will give
      you 30% of this entire fund while the remaining 60%
      shall be for me, extra 10% will be for transfer
      charges. I am hoping to get a favourable response from
      you.
      Darren Bent

       

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      Megan, Mar 4th, 2013 @ 6:28am

      Re: PLEASE HELP!

      Darren Bent, works at an oil rig, has a sob story about wife committing suicide, raising a daughter, owns property in NYC? I was chatting to someone online

       

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    Nikki, Jul 26th, 2008 @ 11:03pm

    rental scam

    Try getting scammed by someone you think is going to rent there house to you. We thought we found a great place to move in to. Perfact for my baby girl. A man said that his family had to move for job reasons to Washington From vancouver island, leaving there lovely house vaccent, but he had gone to Mushin Logos Nigeria on a missin For god leaving his family in washington. His Wife then started e-mailing me to confirm the rental application and such, when she wanted me to send her husband money for rent to Mushins Lagos Nigeria via Western Union but never asked for a deposit or anything for my pets. I thought it all sounded suspicious when she kept reassuring me that we should trust eathother and send the money and she'd send keys. It sounded very persistant. So I googled around and found out that Nigeria is the FRAUD CAPITAL.. I'm so lucky that I had caught this before I carried through with the rental process. It's not that hard to be fooled by these people when your seriously looking for what they are offering. Like a place to rent for your new family, in my case.

     

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    truth's searching, Aug 23rd, 2008 @ 11:08pm

    I demand the truth about a story that I have followed

    Hello guys, I still can't unravel on the history I have with it is true or one love scammer but I already sent $ 430 U.S. and this person is called Cherry suffered an accident between the cities of Abeokuta and Lagos but I still I could not really find out if it is true or false all that. It seems that hour a tremendous fraud, but I swears that girl swear me with she is speaking the truth and so far responded to my mail yet. I would like to appeal to someone who is more in the city of Abeokuta to check for me the data that I'm going to go through by email is real or not, because I do not speak the English and that excludes me to connect by phone and check the whole story.

     

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      Will brashear, Jan 7th, 2009 @ 8:34pm

      Re: I demand the truth about a story that I have followed

      This girl is a scammer asked for money from me also, i gave none, said her father was in an accident and died , said she was from Chicago as a nurse, Nurse Cherry, but i looked her up for a nursing license and there was none Cherry_cal12 was the Yahoo IM, good luck

       

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    Lizzie, Sep 13th, 2008 @ 7:14pm

    Scammers from Nigeria

    I was chating with a guy from Nigeria, he said he was there doing a project (roads)and that he was from USA living in Coral gables and he was about to finish, he said that he could not wait to come meet me. but I found out that he was a scammer, he mentioned to me that his parents die in a car accident, his ex-wife cheated with his best friend. His IM ID in Yahoo is garyhansen007@yahoo.com. His profile reads like this:

    Gary
    His Ideal Woman
    Ethnicity Caucasian (white) Any
    Height 5' 10" Any
    Smoking Doesn't smoke Any
    Has Kids No Any

    "Me and My Ideal Match"
    I don't know how to do this humm..... i would consider myself a very easy going and understanding person who likes to treat people the same way i'd like to be treated. I would say I like the outdoors, like hiking, camping, fishing, and I love the summer time. I really hate the winter, not too fond of the cold. but I am also very shy at first in person but I do open up when I get to know the person.I have been hurt so many times and wouldnt want that anymore thats why am seeking a woman that is very understanding, caring, loving, and a woman who will be there for me. Someone who is willing to give. In some relationships only one person gives, but this is not what I want. A relationship must take both people working together, and loving one another, doing what ever it takes to make things work. Communication is very important to me. And I want someone who like to do the simple things, such as a walk in the park, hand in hand, spending alot of time together, g etting to know about one another.Honesty is very important, and sincereity.Communication is the key. We have to be able to talk with one another, and express are deepest feelings. This way, we know how each other feels, and we can deal with each other accordingly


    HE IS A SCAMMER - PLEASE WATCH OUT, DO NOT LET HIM PLAY WITH YOUR FEELINGS...

     

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    steve roitman, Sep 21st, 2008 @ 12:57pm

    nijeria scammer

    This jerk claimed to be from colorado "denver" working for shell as a private contractor. He never gave much information but I did a background check which didn't check out.I questioned him of course he denied it.. He told me how much he loved me and I was his dream girl...ect...I asked him for his address he gave it to me except it was not his address, so I told him wrong address and he gave me another one.. wrong again.. I actually called that "steve Roitman" while communicating with the other nijeria"steve". Long story short, he asked for money, I didn't give it to him... He has then left me alone... BUt it's sad that these "jerks" play on people's feeling.. I meet him on eharmony... Beware...

     

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    L A Johnson, Oct 21st, 2008 @ 6:51am

    Nigerian scammers

    I work for a major Intl airlines, please, please, do not ever send money to people you talk to over the internet, every day I have at least two passengers that call saying they sent money to someone they met over the internet for an emergency or a flight to come to the US and they never hear from them again. You can prepay a refundable plane ticket through a TA and if that person doesn't pick it up at the departure city you can ask for a refund. Once they are at the airport all departure taxes are included in the ticket so do not send money to supposedly pay at the airport to leave the country, that is another scam I hear about. Hope this helps someone.

     

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    patty, Oct 28th, 2008 @ 9:26pm

    steve roitman

    not only is he Nigeria here is phone number 234 8058461336,he is a scammer and a good one, never has the answers though loves to call you babe, my sweet angel, i actually sent him a copy of him on the internet. have changed all my emails and he loves to chat on yahoo.com he says he works for shell and is self employed, has a son named greg. trys to have an english accent I will report him to every sight he will just change his name and id picture If it is to good to be true it is. God can we be dum or at least I was. never sent money he never got that far fiqured it out before hand be careful he is good.

     

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    delove, Nov 17th, 2008 @ 1:38pm

    XZAXAC

    ZxcZXVXFVXF

     

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    andrea labounty, Jan 6th, 2009 @ 4:51pm

    does anyone know any one named dawnson@yahoo.com i belive it is the adress a friend is getting email from him he says that he has a son and needs to get a visa for him and needs money if anyone know him please let me know thanks
    if the email even looks like you know it please let me know

     

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    Tina Green, Feb 11th, 2009 @ 6:54pm

    Please help,I have been scammed

    I met this real sweet guy. i met him on the site: singlesnet.com. he emailed me picturesand i still can't place that voice with those pictures. two days after we started talking on yahoo messager, he asked for 200.00 dollars. i told him I didn't have it but I sent him 100 dollars be westernunion. He said it was for food. to make a long story short I have sent him money for to renew his passport and visa. Groceries, to pay sister out of hospital, to pay his hospital bill, I have even sent money to come to the us twice. the first time he had to help sick sister and this last time he supposedly got in a car wreck on his way to the airport. He said his name was Ronald White, says his parents died in car accident one sister melissa white. both r from Lagos Nigeria. he has never been married no children looking for a wife. he has also sent me many presents. I would really like to know if anyone out there has heard of him. I have fallen in love with him. But i don't want to go no further if he is scamming me.please if anyone out there has heard of him or his sister or his so called best friend Marcus Ayomide,please email me.

     

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      sheery, May 30th, 2009 @ 5:48pm

      Re: Please help,I have been scammed

      You sound like a desperate fool. Just grow up, please grown up

       

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      Anonymous Coward, Jan 6th, 2010 @ 2:45am

      Re: Please help,I have been scammed

      dear..he sent you many gifts, but with your money

       

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      Jesus Romero, Jul 29th, 2011 @ 1:52am

      Re: Please help,I have been scammed

      Lady even scammers are masters of manipulation, unorthadox, and the snake that slitther through your living room. Blame the goverment for not taking care of there people. nigeria dont even have E.B.T. wellfare like hawaii oahu does. Lady i was scammed to by a girl named Jessica robinson at Lifegurl1984@rocketmail.com yup. other countries lures you into the spider web and drains you like a leech psychologically mentally disabeling you. This is jesse from honolulu and yea money knows no color just professional theives, I WOULD THINK TWICE ABOUT FALLING IN LOVE. ALOHA

       

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    JAY, Mar 9th, 2009 @ 11:11am

    IF YOU ARE DUMB AENOUGH TO SEND MONEY TO SOMEONE YOU DONT KNOW SPECIALLY ABRAOD...YOU DESERVE IT PEOPLE!!!
    I ACTUALLY HAVE FUN WITH THESE LAZY/IDIOTIC SCAMMERS...
    YOU SHOULD TOO/THESE PEOPLE HAVE NO BRAIN...THEY PRAY ON THE EVEN DUMBER PEOPLE!!! SO DONT BECOME ONE

     

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    Ann Sipes, Jun 26th, 2009 @ 11:49pm

    didn't

     

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    Ann Sipes, Jun 27th, 2009 @ 12:01am

    didn't

    Recently got on match.com - right off I was contacted by Keith Oman - email is omankeith1@yahoo.com. He had photos -a very handsome man in a suit - who wouldn't fall in love with him. When it came down to calling me he said - I have a bit of an accent I hope you don't mind. Couldn't understand a word he said. He told me he had a son 14 yrs old - that his parents were killed in an auto accident while traveling in Paris. The child's mother has died and that he was divorced because his wife was running around on him and said that he wasn't man enough for her. The son's birthday is coming up and they ask me to purchase a Play Station 2. I did not. He did become a bit angry about that but we continue to talk. He said he makes $250,000. He is a construction supervisor independent contractor. Yet he asks me for money - ha. How stupid.He then tells me he has been robbed of $8,000.00. I say I am sooo sorry - poor baby and of course that was the money he needed to come back to the states to see me. He says I do not trust him - that is the understatment of the world. Actually I hear nothing from him now - wonder if he is still out there trying to scam other people. If anyone has experienced this guy please contact me.

     

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    by Candies Burton, Aug 11th, 2009 @ 8:19pm

    Scammer

    I met Jeff Cole on blackpeoplemeet.com and his username was funsharelove. He claim to be an African arts dealer and was leaving Ireland going to Nigeria to purchase art. However things happen and he needed money to come back home and like a love sick puppy sent it. I sent $380 to Dr olabode Ogedengbe to pay for hospital bill after jeff accident on way to airport. next sent $420 to jeff for bta again but got robbed when he picked up the money. Fnal time $350 sent to a pastor Olabode Adesida but to my suprise Jeff had borrow $280 from pastor and wanted me to pay him. All the love Jeff gave me cause me to believe him and that why I sent the money. I hope something can be done about this problem because they make a bad name for this country. And I can see Nigerian owing America $15BLLION by time the Nigerian finish with us America should owne the country.

     

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    linda, Sep 5th, 2009 @ 6:19pm

    i am takeing some one

    hello to all of you i am from lagos nigria you can get me over here i am haveing lots of fun with you all

     

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    Keri, Sep 14th, 2009 @ 7:27am

    heartache and waisted time

    I met this guy over the internet dating site, "Personals", His name was used in his profile as Willy from Manchester. Williammarcus11@yahoo.com . He said he is construction engineer, has house in the state and in England. Working in lagos Nigeria for the project, will be back to the state few weeks. Lost wife and home in Katrina, has two kids who will be graduting from college. Sent pictures of himself I in turn sent picture of myself which i am very regret it. After few weeks of emotional building although i had my suspision and i was on guard, i had fallen hard for this sweet genuine sounding lovy douvy talk. But one day via IM when he sent email and wanted me to read which sounded alarming his daughter is in the hospital from gun shot wound and all his family was hurt from robbery attempt, I knew all came down, real him, the "truth", I didn't give him money. I ended it all, but I still suffer from incident it deeply effected me. I am still curious and hard to connect with the cute man from the pictures and monster who prey on, suck blood money from others. Only athority will find that out for me?

     

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    bigonlif (profile), Sep 18th, 2009 @ 8:53pm

    Am I right that this is a scam

     

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    bigonlif (profile), Sep 18th, 2009 @ 9:03pm

    Am I right that this is a scam

    I met this great guy on the internet. He was so sweet and loving. He even sent me 2 dozen roses on the day he "left" for Nigeria to buy gold. He is a jeweler and needed it for a custom piece. His name is Martin Watkins. He took his dog with him.(?) On his second night there he got mugged and they took his credit card. He needs $1200 to get out of the hospital so he can come home. I am assuming this is a scam....anyone else know the name.

     

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    rudy, Nov 19th, 2009 @ 3:12pm

    scammers from craigslist. kinda embarrassing but might be helpfull to someone else

    its kinda embarrasing but it might help someone that comes into contact with one of these scammers. i could have go caught up in it if i wasnt cautious and didnt look up scammers in Nigeria. well what i actually searched in the search engine was "girl stranded in Nigeria".

    Hi
    BUZZ!!!
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: hey!
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: my name is rudy
    Tillex Smith: My name is Tillex Smith im from CA in United State.Im 27yrs Single No Kids I love to Dance Read Swim I m Honest Hard Working Open Minded Trustfull Woman Seeking the Same.Are you?
    Tillex Smith: you there
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: yesss
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: i am looking for someone that is trust wrothy!
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: lol
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: i'm 20 years old
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: well i'll be 21 in 3 days
    Tillex Smith: yeah
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: no kids
    Tillex Smith: someone honest
    Tillex Smith: is that your pic?
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: born and raised in houston
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: yea thats me
    Tillex Smith: you look nice i must say
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: thanks! you dont look too bad yourself! lol
    Tillex Smith: oh really
    Tillex Smith: what do you do for a living?
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: i work in these chemical plants over here in pasadena
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: my trade is called Refractory
    Tillex Smith: Oh
    Tillex Smith: Good i guess
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: lol
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: and you?
    Tillex Smith: do you have more pic you wanna share with me
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: yea sure... hold on..
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: lol your turn!
    Tillex Smith: can you put them here
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: ohh okayy
    Tillex Smith: Okay
    Tillex Smith: i like your pic
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: thanks!
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: my hair is longer now tho
    Tillex Smith: oh cool
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: wow look at you!
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: lol
    Tillex Smith: Thanks
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: so!... what do you have planned for this weekend?
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: ?
    Tillex Smith: Oh i am sad right now
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: why is that?
    Tillex Smith: i am not in a Good Mood and i am really seeking for help cos right now as am responding to ur message i am stranded in Africa due to some Reasons and right now i am really in need of help
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: what? are you serious?
    Tillex Smith: and i would like to build something like a long term Relationship but i don t know how that Can happen now cos i am in a big problem now...it all happen like this i was in a pain when i meet a guy which use to be telling me that he carer's not knowing that its a lier cheater thief heart broker
    Tillex Smith:
    Tillex Smith: i met a guy called Segun back home and he's from Nigeria in Africa, he came for a degree back in the state, when i fell inlove with him and when he returned to his country he asked me to come and see him
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: and now your waiting for your flight home??
    Tillex Smith: the bastard invited me over to his country in Nigeria and he stole everything the night we spend together in a hotel l thought i will be able to find him cos i reported him the police so i waited for weeks unfortunately the police couldn't find him now ,i cant pay the hotel bills for the weeks now
    Tillex Smith: the Hotel Manager has sieze my passport and ticket back to the state, until i pay up the bill
    Tillex Smith: i have been crying all day
    Tillex Smith: you there
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: yea
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: thats crazy
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: where's your family
    Tillex Smith: I lost my mum 3yr ago and i never knew my dad and the only sister i got she is a fucking drug addict and i dont know where she is now thats why am seeking for a loving and caring man like u to start a new life with again,i dont know what to do or where to go to now
    Tillex Smith: you there
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: yeaa
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: im here
    Tillex Smith: i have been crying all day and i wanna start a new life again
    Tillex Smith: my life has been a mess and im sorry for this
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: man shawty.. i dont really do this type of thing.. craigslist and I.M. bullshit. but from the past fiew days experiences. there's alot of spamers and phonies. and i cant help but wonder if this is one too.. because the story you just told me is insain
    Tillex Smith: yeah i know
    Tillex Smith: its hard to believe
    Tillex Smith: thats is why i just have to tell you
    Tillex Smith: i just dont wanna hide anything from you
    Tillex Smith: im sorry for telling you this
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: you dont have to appoligize
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: how much is it that you owe?
    Tillex Smith: Thanks and im sorry once again for this... PLEASE FORGIVE ME
    Tillex Smith: Im ownig the sum of $285 to settle my bills with the hotel so i can get back my passport and ticket from them and get back home
    Tillex Smith: and i wanna meet with you Rudy
    Tillex Smith: Love is not about finding the right person, but creating a right relationship and i wanna create the right relatoionship with you
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: wn things sound too good to be true.. they usually are..
    Tillex Smith: yeah i know
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: i'm just kinda skeptic
    Tillex Smith: but i just wanna be honest with you
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: i understant that
    Tillex Smith: im sorry rudy
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: lol stop appoligizing
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: its not your fault
    Tillex Smith: okay
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: where are you staying at right now
    Tillex Smith: im still at the Hotel and they have my passport and ticket
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: in the lobby or something?
    Tillex Smith: Lol
    Tillex Smith: yeah
    Tillex Smith: and i just wanna came back to the state
    Tillex Smith: Please help me out if here Rudy
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: okay i've done a lot of stupid shit before.. it sounds like your for real.. i'm supposed to come into some money in a later on today.. i want to help.. tell me how i can..
    Tillex Smith: Thanks
    Tillex Smith: you can send it via western union.. so i can get my passport and be one the plane tomorrow
    Tillex Smith: and i will like to meet with you, maybe you can pick me up at the airport
    Tillex Smith: you there
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: yea i'm here
    Tillex Smith: Okay
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: so what do i gotta do.. what information do i need?
    Tillex Smith: okay .. get a pen and write it down now
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: k
    Tillex Smith: Reciever's Name:- Tillex Smith
    City:- Ikeja
    State:- Lagos
    Country:- Nigeria
    Zip-code: 23401


    Text question:- My Name
    Text answer:- Tillex
    Tillex Smith: thats all you need to get it send today
    Tillex Smith: THANKS
    Tillex Smith: you just put a smile on my face....i will never forget you
    Tillex Smith: you there
    BUZZ!!!
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: lol yea
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: i already wrote all that down
    Tillex Smith: Thanks
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: what airport would you be at
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: brb
    Tillex Smith: okay
    Tillex Smith: i need to know the cloest airport to you. so i can change my flight destination to you in houston
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: k let me find one
    Tillex Smith: okay
    Tillex Smith: YOU THERE
    BUZZ!!!
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: yea i'm here
    Tillex Smith: okay and when will you be sending the money and what are you doing now?
    Tillex Smith: please talk to me?
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH), Houston, Texas
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: the only one i could find
    Tillex Smith: cool
    Tillex Smith: Okay Thanks
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: where was the original destination for your return flight?
    Tillex Smith: to CA.... but i will change it to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport when i get to the airport
    Tillex Smith: when will you be able to send the money?
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: today
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: not sure wn today tho
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: i'm waiting for a call
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: well remember how i said i'm supposed to come in to some money later on today?
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: yea
    Tillex Smith: Okay
    Tillex Smith: Thanks
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: but yea
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: what are you thinking
    Tillex Smith: oh
    Tillex Smith: COOL
    Tillex Smith: so you are waiting for the money now?
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: what time is it there?
    Tillex Smith: its 10: 09 pm
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: is there any way you can call me?
    Tillex Smith: Oh NO
    Tillex Smith: sorry
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: what are you instant msging me from?
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: hey do you have a myspace?
    Tillex Smith: smile
    Tillex Smith: no
    Tillex Smith: are you on myspace?
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: not right now but, i do have one..
    Tillex Smith: Even though were far apart I will love and care for you dearly with all my heart.. i wanna meet with you
    Tillex Smith: I wish that you were here or that I were there, or that we were together anywhere in your arms
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: do you really?
    BUZZ!!!
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: lol
    Tillex Smith: Yes
    Tillex Smith: lol
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: why is that
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: you barely know me
    Tillex Smith: i know and i wanna start a new life with you
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: lol i really wanna see how this turns out
    Tillex Smith: yes me too
    rudymarmolejo@rocketmail.com: got anymore pictures?
    Tillex Smith: smile
    BUZZ!!!
    BUZZ!!!
    Tillex Smith has unloaded the IMVironment.
    Tillex Smith: sorry i got booted
    BUZZ!!!
    Tillex Smith: You there
    Tillex Smith: Honey you there

     

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    Nancy, Mar 1st, 2010 @ 2:46pm

    I fell victim to a scamming jerk from Lagos, Nigeria

    His name is Mathew Crawford Newman. His phont is 0112348025772130. Claimed he loved me and wanted to marry me when he was done finishing her construction project in Nigeria. Typical story, needed money for rent,food, hospital bills etc.............An accomplice phone number is 0112348064693629. I told this guy I was flying there to give him money once I had caught on to what he has done and he suddenly did not want me there and said he needed money right away and it could not wait 24 hours till I got there.
    He denies every bit of it, bit the fact is that I have been ripped off adn I have learned my lesson. He told me he was staying at the Bobcat Motel, 36 Adikatu Street Ipaja, Lagos, Nigeria 23401. Has anybody heard of this address?

     

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      Dean, Apr 24th, 2010 @ 10:46pm

      Re: I fell victim to a scamming jerk from Lagos, Nigeria

      You're a bastard

       

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      N Drago, Jan 18th, 2011 @ 8:04am

      Re: I fell victim to a scamming jerk from Lagos, Nigeria

      I had been emailing & IM'ing a guy, *Matthew Crawford Landon*, who claimed to live in MA (where I'm from) and he claims he went to Nigeria on business (THE Day AFTER we started IM'ing). HE DID SEND PICs, and Some looked like Different guys. He told me he used his whole funds of $1500+ to pay for the Hotel for 3 weeks, and wants me now to send him Money. (He called me all the things in these comments, like Babe, the Woman of My Dreams, etc.)
      Over the course of a weekend, he has gone so far as to threaten to kill himself because he has no "means" to EAT?!? He's supposedly 46, and isn't bright enough to save Money for food..?? I don't believe him, and when I tell him I am BROKE, he then often tells me to get lost/leave him alone. I saw the phone number (to his Hotel: 0112348025772130) come up as possible scam...??
      After reading these articles, I fully believe my guy is a Scam!!! And I told him so, and this seems 2 have stopped the IM's.

       

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        rl, Apr 30th, 2011 @ 7:35pm

        Re: Re: I fell victim to a scamming jerk from Lagos, Nigeria

        do you have his pics as I think I got contacted also and want to report him

         

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      Annette Sykes, Feb 19th, 2011 @ 12:49pm

      Re: I fell victim to a scamming jerk from Lagos, Nigeria

      please email me back this sounds like the same man I have been talking to

       

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    Daisy, Mar 14th, 2010 @ 8:54am

    scammer fron Nigeria

    His name is Michael Cole mcarexx007@yahoo.com his on tagged (there are 2 pics) His phone number is 2348034781791.He uses yahoo messenger and msn.He is from Farmersville, Texas.
    He is saying about himself:
    "..I am glad to meet you, little about me, I am the easy going type, open minded and a good listener 39years old man, I am single dad, I lost my wife few years back when she was about to gave birth to our second kid, I have a kid and she's 12years old staying with sister in Australia, I was born in Dallas, Texas. I am a down to earth,quiet but not dull,I am honest as i can be and I am a God Fearing Man.....I lost my parents
    the same year I loss my wife in a ghastly accident, it was a very painful memories but its all good, life goes on. Right now I want to settle down and have a partner I can call mine,I am looking for someone who will love me for who i am,
    who will be there for me for the rest of my life,someone i will spend the rest of my life with..someone i can rely on.i guess i need to share this with you cos you sound so serious and faithful and i guess that is all i demand from a woman....But time will tell..About my past relationship, I have been hurt before, and i don't want it to happen again,that's why I am taking my time on who to get hooked up with....About my work,I am a Construction Engineer, I am working in Africa as a contractor and a site supervisor, I just won the contract/project and I am here to execute the project"
    Then after a few days he would tell you he loved you and would ask you not to hurt him because he was hurt by his girlfriend-she slept with his best friend. So now he doesn't have any friends. After a month his wallet with all his money and cards:
    "I am unable to sleep because I never knew how to get the rent truck money completed. Baby, I am seeking for your help if you could willing do it for me, I will really appreciate it, I want you to lend me $2000, just to pay up my debts here and I am gonna refund it as soon as I have my ATM card back immediately. Baby just try and be of help. I promise to refund the money back to you and I am so sure that my Pay check will be ready before they send back my ATM card so I will just be coming up to France to cash out my check and plan ahead our marriage. Baby, please I would love to hear a favorably reply back from you soon"
    Of course I didn't send him any money and I hope this information could help avoiding this scammer!

     

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      Katti, Jun 30th, 2010 @ 6:34pm

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      This guy is a scammer because he was telling me the same story and asking me to send him money! He is not an engineer because I am an engineer and he does not know his stuff. His English is not very good either. He downloaded the pictures from the internet but I am unable to trace them yet. I enjoy tracking down these scammers and beat them to their own game when I am bored! Girls, please be careful - if a man is too good to be true, then he is definitely NOT REAL!!!

       

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        rockstar67 (profile), Nov 21st, 2010 @ 11:56pm

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        what about a guy from Nigeria that claims he loves me and wants to marry me. He asked me to open a savings account in my name so he could send money to me? To deposit. I told him no way.Whats up with that? Ohter wise a really nice guy. Same story civil enginer in nigeria. only 3 years of college. from uk wife died while giving birth..moms raising his 10 year old son. His name is francis richard... meet on face book...beware..his number is 011-234-8036-9934 i asked him today why hes a scammer denys he is that he loves me.and wants to marry me.and live with me until i die. I dont understand why he would want me to deposit money for him did he rob a bank..just to good to be true. im not sitting in jail so he can get a free ride into usa.
        anyone have any idea what hes up to. Tonight he text me saying his heart is heavy and full of pain because i asked him if he was a scammer.

         

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          Terry_juanita williams gardino, Nov 26th, 2010 @ 12:20pm

          Re: Re: Re: scammer fron Nigeria

          HONEY im answering as many of these as i can to let people know His name is terry hurts me to say yes skammer dont believe i am his so called Wife Im in Calif he is in nigeria Tell him you talked to his wife in calif im sure he will panic and try to call me but im a godfearing woman and know this isnt what god wants for him He thinks its ok but it is not!!
          I will not answer calls terry IM DONE Go ahead he will ask you to send this to him and you will and its ok he needs to know I KNOW !!!!!!! This hurts people,

           

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          N Drago, Jan 18th, 2011 @ 7:46am

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          I had been emailing & IM'ing a guy who claimed to live in MA (where I'm from) and he claims he went to Nigeria on business (THE Day AFTER we started IM'ing). He told me he used his whole funds of $1500+ to pay for the Hotel for 3 weeks, and wants me now to send him Money. (He called me all the things in these comments, like Babe, the Woman of My Dream, etc. Over the course of a weekend, he has gone so far as to threaten to kill himself because he has no "means" to EAT?!? He's supposedly 46, and isn't bright enough to save Money for food..?? I don't believe him, and when I tell him I am BROKE, he then often tells me to get lost/leave him alone. I saw the phone number (to his Hotel: 0112348025772130) come up as possible scam...??
          After reading these articles, I fully believe my guy is a Scam!!!

           

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      Tiggers Tale, Jun 26th, 2011 @ 4:12pm

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      Hi Daisy,
      Have you spoken with this guy Michael Cole on the phone? Is he also James Cole supposedly an Australian from Melbourne who has grown up in Russia. I've spoken on the phone with him and the accent doesn't sound right for someone who spent such a long time in Russia, yet it doesn't sound Nigerian either. James' supposed to be a self employed civil engineer who is working in Leeds England overseeing the building of bridges. He's meant to be flying back to Australia in a few weeks and meeting up with me. He sent me 4 neat pics and he looks to be a very nice person. He is according to his info and photos, a caucasion, 6ft tall and well built. He supposedly lost his wife and parents in a car accident 2 years ago after being married for 24 years. He seems lovely . . . almost too good to be true. He supposedly has a 24 year old son in Brooklyn New York and is 51 years old and a God Fearing Christian. He is very flattering and sweet and seems sincere . . . but the flattery seems too extreme to be genuine. He has asked a lot of questions about me and now has a lot of extraneous details about me, but when I really look at it, I know very little about him, For someone who is meant to be God fearing, he moves very fast and doesn't talk about God much. For anyone who has a faith as a central part of their life it is very out of character. Something else that rang alarm bells is this . . . From memory, Civil Engineers have to be registered and I can't find him registered in Melbourne Australia where he is supposedly from. He should also have a wensite if he is Selfemployed and yet nothing came up on a google search. I am of Russian Descent and I asked him what my name meant since he supposedly lived in Russia until he was 20. My name is a very familiar and somewhat infamous/well known name in Russia and he could not tell me what it meant. I found that odd.

      Can you or anyone else shed light on this man? Photo is attached to Yahoo account jamescole010101@yahoo.com on the messenger service.

      Thanks for the info Daisy
      Could anyone else that knows about this man post too. Thanks

      Tiggers Tale

       

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        Saphy64, Jul 19th, 2011 @ 12:23am

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        Hi Tigers Tale..... I am the latest victim..... and its July 19 2011 the exact same thing happened to me.... no religous stuff.... but wife and son the exact same thing. EXACTLY..... Same email address...... same man....... will send more info soon.....

        thank goodness we have the strength to understand its a scam

         

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        SickofPlayers7, Jul 19th, 2011 @ 8:34pm

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        Hi Tiggers Tale

        I have also had contact with james cole, told me basically the same as you, he was only 48 not 50......I too googled him and found nothing, very sexy photos and told me that they were all reacent as in 2011, taken in Italy on vacation. He told me he was coming to Adelaide to see me as he had no ties to any other city, evennhad me get him details on 4 & 5 star apartment style hotels for him. Eventually he contacted me and said he was in Malaysia, he had stopped there the collect his gold n diamonds, but the duty was 5% instad of the 2.5% and he didn't hv enough cash, only a chq and no one would cash it......which is crap, I've been to asia, your hotel will cash a chq, oh and he didn't hv a credit card, coz money was stolen of it! What seasoned business man and traveller travels OS and does have a cc or travellers chq....when I said no, he called me and once again I said no....haven't heard from him since...he was very full on and quiet demanding that I call him when I was online so we could talk....but I could never get thru to his phone.....LOL, how stupid do they think we all are. STAY AWAY FROM HIM...HE'S A PLAYER

         

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          Saphy64, Jul 23rd, 2011 @ 12:40am

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          Hi tigers tale and SickofPlayers7.

          Be aware James cole is exactly the same person I dealt with and the same MO.... he has also just hacked into my hotmail account and sent a virus to all my contacts..... he plays dirty when he is called a scammer....
          I just wish there was something that could be done

          Good luck to everyone.....

           

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    Howard Moyer, Apr 10th, 2010 @ 11:05am

    scammers

    Sharon Brad, David Brown are scammers

     

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    sheryl sears, May 11th, 2010 @ 9:19am

    James Cole West Africa. Bobcat Motel

    Lady s..Watch out for James Cole..Self employed Civil engineer.Parents died in France religious was, lived with uncle since he was 6. Wife died in car accident, He is left to raise his 10 yr old son.Finishing up a project in West Africa headed to Minnesota to work and find a Good woman.
    He is saying he at Bobcat Motel in Lagos Nigeria, lost his wallet and motel wont feed him, hes so hungry wants money.
    Searching for women on Graig's List. States he has kissed a lot of Frogs but still hasn't found the right girl. Come on American woman..Lets fight back...Don't send them money

     

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    victor, Jun 11th, 2010 @ 12:14pm

    God bless

    to God be the glory

     

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    samuel harward, Jun 17th, 2010 @ 12:15pm

    HEY NEED HELP DOES ANYONE KNOW WOMAN NAME LAURI CARPENTER HER BIRTHDAY JULY 19 1974 AND SHE SAID HER UNCLE LIVE SALT LAKE CITY HIS NAME RON BRYANT AND I MEET HER FROM www.DEAFSINGLESCONNECTION.COM SO ANYONE KNOW THIS E MAIL ME THANK YOU MY E MAIL davidbunch30@hotmail.com

     

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    hold those scammers out there, Aug 3rd, 2010 @ 10:52pm

    kill them

    If anybody knows Sara Kelly out there beware of her,she's a scammer.That brad wrote me and saying to me she went in a trip with a friend from nigeria.She had a terrible accident while in route to return to the u.s.i sent her over a thousand $ already,but keeps writing me to send her more money.I met her on 1mate.com.She says she lives in the u.s.pr
    ecisely in florida.She's american ,and german descent.Her email address is sarakelly444@yahoo.com.

     

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      massie, May 27th, 2013 @ 5:48am

      sara kelly

      ive been sent a message on Myspace from sarah kelly living in Arlington and now stuck in an hospital in Nigeria.

      she wants to meet and needs help stuff like that. parent died and grandma also....bla bla bla

      At first the talking was okey but it changed very fast to a more crying for help kind of thing

      she not directly asking for money but my feeling says it wil happen next message or after that. very clever written messages/text about heir selve and the search for the perfect men. she has no money and is sending questions to suck me in. happily for me i will not bite. ive got a family . I felt nice at the start but now i know this i will block her or this person, i believe here pictures on myspace aren't real.

      very sad that this happenes although im not 100% sure.

      gr massie

       

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    Kay Yarnell, Sep 8th, 2010 @ 9:41am

    Benard Bentil

    He told me he was from Leeds Kent England. He told me he graduated from Oxford University at the top of his class in 1984. He told me he owned his own car parts import/export business. He has a 5 year old son. He is he is a widower and that is wife passed away after delivering their second son. He said the baby died three days later.

    He contacted me on Face Book. After chatting for about 10 days he told me he loved me and wanted to marry me...we hadn't even met yet. He said he bought me an engagement ring and posted it on his Face Book pics. Of course he told me he was a very rich man. His first scam was when he went from Leeds England to Accra Ghana. He said he lost his brief case that had some games for his son and 4 shipping documents for the car parts and he could not get the parts released from the shipping port without them. He said that a lawyer told him that each document would cost $3,000.00 to replace. He said he had enough money for three of the documents but that he had maxed out his credit card and needed me to lend him $3,000.00 for the last document. I asked him why his secretary couldn't send him a copy of the document, he said he had the original documents with him and forgot to make copies...who doesn't make copies of important documents if you own your own business? I told him I would try and help him and I would contact him in a few hours. It sounded suspicious & I decided against it. He got really angry with me and said that if I really loved him I would do this for him. He didn't contact me for about 4-5 days...when he did contact me he said he was sorry and asked me to forgive him. The next time was when he again went to Accra and his son was sick and needed money for the hospital bills. He took his son home but the the job in Accra wasn't finished. When he went back to Accra to finish the job he needed to get 5 store rooms to hold the containers of the car parts. He only had enough money for 4 rooms and needed $1,000.00 for the fifth one. I still said no he got Very angry and I haven't heard from him since. He was supposed to be here this week to finally meet me. Of course he didn't show. He gave me a fake cell phone number. His business isn't listed anywhere that I can find. He knows I am on to him...so Ladies beware!! He goes by the name Benard Bright Bentil. He is white and very good looking (if that is his real picture)I did some looking into it and it is a Glamour Shot picture. If you look of Face Book you can see a picture of the ring. Probably a face too. He told me the ring cost 12,000.00 GBP converts to about 18,500.00 There is NO WAY that ring cost that much...another lie!

     

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    Kay Yarnell, Sep 8th, 2010 @ 9:41am

    Benard Bentil

    He told me he was from Leeds Kent England. He told me he graduated from Oxford University at the top of his class in 1984. He told me he owned his own car parts import/export business. He has a 5 year old son. He is he is a widower and that is wife passed away after delivering their second son. He said the baby died three days later.

    He contacted me on Face Book. After chatting for about 10 days he told me he loved me and wanted to marry me...we hadn't even met yet. He said he bought me an engagement ring and posted it on his Face Book pics. Of course he told me he was a very rich man. His first scam was when he went from Leeds England to Accra Ghana. He said he lost his brief case that had some games for his son and 4 shipping documents for the car parts and he could not get the parts released from the shipping port without them. He said that a lawyer told him that each document would cost $3,000.00 to replace. He said he had enough money for three of the documents but that he had maxed out his credit card and needed me to lend him $3,000.00 for the last document. I asked him why his secretary couldn't send him a copy of the document, he said he had the original documents with him and forgot to make copies...who doesn't make copies of important documents if you own your own business? I told him I would try and help him and I would contact him in a few hours. It sounded suspicious & I decided against it. He got really angry with me and said that if I really loved him I would do this for him. He didn't contact me for about 4-5 days...when he did contact me he said he was sorry and asked me to forgive him. The next time was when he again went to Accra and his son was sick and needed money for the hospital bills. He took his son home but the the job in Accra wasn't finished. When he went back to Accra to finish the job he needed to get 5 store rooms to hold the containers of the car parts. He only had enough money for 4 rooms and needed $1,000.00 for the fifth one. I still said no he got Very angry and I haven't heard from him since. He was supposed to be here this week to finally meet me. Of course he didn't show. He gave me a fake cell phone number. His business isn't listed anywhere that I can find. He knows I am on to him...so Ladies beware!! He goes by the name Benard Bright Bentil. He is white and very good looking (if that is his real picture)I did some looking into it and it is a Glamour Shot picture. If you look of Face Book you can see a picture of the ring. Probably a face too. He told me the ring cost 12,000.00 GBP converts to about 18,500.00 There is NO WAY that ring cost that much...another lie!

     

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    joe, Sep 17th, 2010 @ 5:56am

    she was conned in nigeria

    Has anyone talk to a person Kelly Crawford? She says she's stuck in Nigeria because a man she loved was going to set up a store with her but instead ran off with all her money and now she's stuck there. Supposedly she needs money to fly back to the us (she lives in Washington state), she sent me pictures of her and of her passport and id as proof she is real. , she's only been there for a few weeks but the last stamp she had of Nigeria was from April and its now September, she wants me to send money to Nigeria, Ikeja zip 23401 and is a va zip. Her email is beautycupone@yahoo.com, does this sound familiar to anyone?

     

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    joe, Sep 17th, 2010 @ 5:56am

    she was conned in nigeria

    Has anyone talk to a person Kelly Crawford? She says she's stuck in Nigeria because a man she loved was going to set up a store with her but instead ran off with all her money and now she's stuck there. Supposedly she needs money to fly back to the us (she lives in Washington state), she sent me pictures of her and of her passport and id as proof she is real. , she's only been there for a few weeks but the last stamp she had of Nigeria was from April and its now September, she wants me to send money to Nigeria, Ikeja zip 23401 and is a va zip. Her email is beautycupone@yahoo.com, does this sound familiar to anyone?

     

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    troy (profile), Sep 25th, 2010 @ 10:11am

    I love messing with scammers. If anyone thinks they are being
    scammed feel free to send me an email. If you get any scam
    letters please send them to me: troythetoy001@yahoo.com

    Thanks,
    Troy

     

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    alinalotte, Nov 18th, 2010 @ 1:52pm

    Republic of Bennin/Nigeria scammers

    Goes by Rosario,soilscientist and other aliases,posts pictures of supposedly 40 yr old Italian widower,father of 5 yr old twins ( Dez and Beth),the color profile picture actually has some pink buildings in the back-identical like the ones in Bennin!,insisted on him calling me-he sounded as if from beyond the grave! They use US area code,MA ,I think,list"other" as their eye or hair color-must be their sydtem of recognizing fellow scammers,as not to cheat/hit on one of their own,oil RIG SUPERVISOR,SOILSCIENTIST AS PROFESSION, CA as place of residence,very romantic,could sweep you of your feet,At first Rosario seemed real,he created such a romantic scheme,he genuinely believed in it himself;he made the mistake asking me how does one open home equity line of credit.Silver lining is,when my future husband contacted me ,his alias sounded like the European version of his "daughter's " nick-name,but he did not my distrust scare him away! My hobby became contacting all new members on christian match lines with a warning : "Beware of Republic of Bennin- Nigeria Scammers !!!!" About 20 profiles dissapear after I SENT THEM THE WARNING NOTE-THEY WEED THEMSELVES OUT !

     

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    DSM, Nov 25th, 2010 @ 11:29pm

    Carpet nuke Niggeria kthnx

     

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    N Drago, Jan 18th, 2011 @ 7:01am

    Nigeria Scam? 0112348025772130

    I had been emailing & IM'ing a guy who claimed to live in MA (where I'm from) and he claims he went to Nigeria on business (THE Day AFTER we started IM'ing). He told me he used his whole funds of $1500+ to pay for the Hotel for 3 weeks, and wants me now to send him Money. (He called me all the things in these comments, like Babe, the Woman of My Dream, etc. Over the course of a weekend, he has gone so far as to threaten to kill himself because he has no "means" to EAT?!? He's supposedly 46, and isn't bright enough to save Money for food..?? I don't believe him, and when I tell him I am BROKE, he then often tells me to get lost/leave him alone. I saw the phone number (to his Hotel: 0112348025772130) come up as possible scam...??

     

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    JOE, Mar 1st, 2011 @ 3:36am

    CRAIGSLIST SCAM: NIGERIA AFRICA

    I HOPE THIS HELPS SAVE SOME TRUSTING USERS
    ________________

    Re: Hello
    Wednesday, February 23, 2011 4:08 AM
    From:
    This sender is DomainKeys verified
    "anitaadams"

    Its good to hear from you today and thanks for your interest in me. I am 26yrs old originally from plant city FL USA but my mom is a Nigerian. I am presently in nigeria because my mom is sick at the moment,so i came here to take care of her.I am still single,I have never been married and i have no kid. I posted my ad on the dating site because i am searching for the right man. I am looking for a
    real,honest,loving, caring and understanding man that will love me for real and never hurt me. A man that i can call mine and that will be mine forever and i will give all my love as well. I am a christian lady,I dont drink and i dont smoke though am not against people that do it but it should be in moderation. I am someone that like going to watch movies,I like going to the beach,I like swimming and cycling. I also like to kiss,cuddle,hold hand to hand with my lover but all these are still a dream to me because am still single and waiting for the right man. If the right man comes,I am for a relationship.Let me stop here for now and i will be waiting to hear from you back soon and i will appreciate if you can tell me more about yourself i also attachd a pic

    and send me your picture as well.

    Takecare of yourself.

    anita
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    2ND ATTEMPT

    Do you like my pic?
    Tuesday, March 1, 2011 2:00 AM
    From:
    This sender is DomainKeys verified
    "Kimberly Katona"


    Glad i heard back from you but if i may ask... What do you like in me before contacting me because i really want to know and i want to know how serious you are because i don't have time for mind games as i said earlier. I posted my ad on the Craiglist because i'm searching for the right man. I'm looking for a real,honest,loving, caring and understanding man that will love me for real and never hurt me. A man that i can call mine and that will be mine forever and i will give all my love as well. I am a christian lady,I dont drink and i dont smoke though am not against people that do it but it should be in moderation. I am someone that like going to watch movies,I like going to the beach,I like swimming and cycling. I also like to kiss,cuddle,hold hand to hand with my lover but all these are still a dream to me because am still single and waiting for the right man. If the right man comes,I am for a relationship.
    Presently I'm in Republic of Benin a french speaking country in Africa to take care some personal items that was left for me by my late father in a private company while he came down here for a business. I want you to know that age is just a number, you might think I'm young but what matter most is that true love which is hard to find. True love begin with a step of friendship then it lead to courtship and that is what i really want but the distance between us now might be the problem and i don't know if we can meet in Canada because i don't know any one in US and i don't have any place but i want to settle down with a right man from US that was why i posted there.
    It's four days now since i arrived here from Canada, so i don't know how often you come online to check your mail because i will like to know more about you and also want you to write me in the morning before you leave to work and when you get back from work you can write me so that we can get to know more better and get committed. Have you ever dated on internet before? Is this your first time to find date on internet because this is my first time and i hope i found the right man. Have you even been in a serious relationship before? Do you have kids because I'm single with no kids but i love to play around with kids. What make you happy? What do you dislike in women? When last have you make love to a woman? How do we meet if everything work out? Do you want to raise your own kids with the right woman.
    I want you to know that by asking you all this question warrant me that you are serious for what you are looking for because i don't want to get hurt again. There is something that really scared me right now, i just came to know that most people on internet are not what they are so please if you know that you are just in for games just let me know so that i will stop writing you but if not sorry to sound that way and i will look forward to read from you.
    Kim
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    SUBMITTERS NOTE:
    THEY ALMOST HAD ME FOOLED AND CERTAINLY WASTED MY TIME, AND LUCKILY NO MORE DAMAGE. THEY POSTED AS WOMEN LOOKING FOR MEN IN SAN DIEGO AND ORANGE COUNTY,CA. I SHOULD HAVE BEEN SUSPICIOUS WHEN THEIR MAILS STARTED COMING TO MY SPAM FOLDER. AS YOU CAN SEE THEY CAME OFF AS PUSHY AND HAD A SAD STORY BEHIND THEM, BOTH SAID THEY WERE IN AFRICA AND COPY & PASTED SOME OF THE SAME LINES. THEY WERE QUICK TO SAY THEY FELL IN LOVE WITH ME AND DIDN'T WANT TO BE HURT. I HOPE SOMEONE FINDS THESE GUYS AND PROSECUTES THEM, BUT FROM WHAT I'VE READ THEY'RE IN NIGERIA AND IT'S NOT LIKELY. I WAS PESSIMISTIC ABOUT SCAMS FROM THE OUTSET AND MOVED CAREFULLY WITH THEM SO NO HARM DONE I GUESS, TOO BAD FOR THE OTHERS THOUGH.

     

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    SickofPlayers7, Jul 20th, 2011 @ 5:41pm

    Here's a couple of names to watch out for ladies

    James Cole: jamescole010101@yahoo.com, see comments above re James

    Thomas Walker: t_walker160@yahoo.com or twa61@hotmail.com, he said he was a widower with a 4 yo girl,was born in the US and moved to Aust when he was 2, his dad was Aust and Mum American, they both died in car accident in NY and his wife died of cancer, has his on electronics business, buys from Dell and China and on sells to other countries etc.. He will win a big contract to some 3rd world country, travel there, wait for his goods and when they arrive he cant pay the custom duty to release them, he is a sweet talker and even ask me to marry him only after a week of online chat...LOL. He tries to tell you that where he is has no credit card faclities or ATM's....and when you call his game he gets all upset and hurt and plays the guilt trip.....FUNNY AS, I am playing this player to see how far he will drop the amount of money he needs and how desperate he gets!

    Mark Packer or Mark Daniel - mark1965packer@yahoo.com, I am not sure of his last name his email is packer but his IM shows as Daniel.. This one says he was born in US, adopted at 5, raised in spain, moved back to US when 17 to go to college. He has an 8 year old son. His mother and his son are in the US, he moved to Aust 8 months ago to make a new start and is planing to bring his mum and son over as soon as he can. His mum needs a knee op and he is saving to pay for this...He didn't get to ask me for money..I could see it coming though, however, last night I had a chat about all the other scammers I had come across...he was amazed...LOL, this morning I get an email from him which was identical to one I got from James Cole...titled: things I want to do with you....Just a while ago I sent him a message telling him I now know he's a scammer too and to not contact me anymore...we will see what happens.
    ALL OF THESE IDIOTS WERE ON MATCH.COM, both James and Mark have since removed their profiles...Thomas however still has his up...They are all really good looking men. BEWARE

     

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      Anonymous Coward, Sep 6th, 2011 @ 6:22am

      Re: Here's a couple of names to watch out for ladies

      Do you have pictures posted on this site of the Mark Packer. I had been in contact with a mark1964packer@yahoo.com. I had been contacted by him in February 2011 and had remained in contact with him. The one that had contacted me did not have a son but was adopted by Spanish parents at a young age. Had sent quite a bit of money of the months to help him as had truly believed everything he had said. Just was hoping he was real as everything he had said to me via email, chat and on the phone had seemed so real. Had fallen in love with him a long time ago and had been put through great stress over the months from different situations he had told me about and things that happened to him. He is supposed to be in Manchester England now trying to come back to Australia to me. Had helped him out with the fares as well. God I really hope he is a real person as had been broken so many times. Had ran all the photos he sent me through the delifaque site but the pictures I sent weren't in the database. Tried to use scamdiggers site but their data base is down. If he is a scammer he is really good and plays on emotions very good. Everything seems so real even the tears when his mum died a couple of months ago. Never heard anything like this before until now. Had been trying to do research on him but couldn't find anything apart from paying even more with spoko but don't want to pay any more as had lost far too much. Had sent him a phone and the number on that one is 0437527945l. Have got other numbers that have been used throughout contact and many more numbers of others involved. Please let this be a real person and not a scammer as I will never completely trust anyone again.

       

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    scammerhunter, Sep 3rd, 2011 @ 6:56pm

    scammed

    Hello, I represent a Company in USA. This company went into a contract with two companies in nigeria (ONIM INTEGRATED RESOURCES LTD, Represented by Mr. Tunde oniosum, and His partner from RALPH OLAN INVESTMENT, Represented by Mr. Raphael Olanipekun. These two person received from us US$16000.00 like for down payment for two containers of some agricultural products. Since we paid then that money they just disappeared, they don't pick up the phones, do not answer emails, and so on. We feel that these to person are what they called scammer, or thieves. Is anyway you can help us to recover our money or at least to make justice with these two thieves? Please help us. We can provide you with all documentation, like wire transfer and deposit documents if you want to help to stop this crime organization.

     

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    scammerhunter, Sep 3rd, 2011 @ 7:02pm

    scammed

    Hello, I represent a Company in USA. This company went into a contract with two companies in nigeria (ONIM INTEGRATED RESOURCES LTD, Represented by Mr. Tunde oniosum, and His partner from RALPH OLAN INVESTMENT, Represented by Mr. Raphael Olanipekun. These two person received from us US$16000.00 like for down payment for two containers of some agricultural products. Since we paid then that money they just disappeared, they don't pick up the phones, do not answer emails, and so on. We feel that these to person are what they called scammer, or thieves. Is anyway you can help us to recover our money or at least to make justice with these two thieves? Please help us. We can provide you with all documentation, like wire transfer and deposit documents if you want to help to stop this crime organization.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Sep 24th, 2011 @ 1:52pm

    scam

    ladies please any guy that tells you he is rich and he is out of us for work or any other reason and will come back to us in couple of weeks is a fucking scam-er, I dated one not knowing his real job is scamming women for money. and live on the high rise with Champagne bottles and girls partying every weekend with ur money. u should see these Nigerians they are proud of it too, they buy expensive cars and brand name clothes and they laugh at the white people for being stupid they even have songs out about white gives u cash.don't fall for it.

     

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    mcarexx007 (profile), Oct 23rd, 2011 @ 12:58am

    I want my number to be removed off this site

    I want my phone number (+2348034781791) to be removed off this site because i am not a scam artist, I am a legit man. I would really appreciate if my request is granted

     

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      blueray, Jun 12th, 2012 @ 2:12am

      liar........

      BIG LIAR! You are a scam artist as well as a user.Indeed you are a legitimate scammer so don't wash your conscience and request from websites and links to remove you because you are one evil person.... you are GUILTY.You prey on innocent people and destroy their lives.You should be punished severely,tormented and should be hanged so you can feel all the pain and sufferings you have caused specially to people you have victimized.burn in Hell Michael Cole if that is even your real name or fabricated one.

       

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    Adenine, Mar 1st, 2013 @ 4:46pm

    Re- Nigerian scammers

    There is a man on dating websites going by the name of Darren Wilson. He has pictures of him with alittle girl. Be aware people this man is from Nigeria posing as a business man that lives in Washington Seattle. He is a scammer, don't send him any money. These Nigerians are such lazy bastards.... And the worst thiefs on earth.

     

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      Anonymous Coward, May 28th, 2013 @ 3:49am

      Re: Re- Nigerian scammers

      Hello, i too have been chatting with this person named Darren Wilson, and was the worst experience i have ever had with him, yes says what he says and is adamant he is from Seattle WA, he has a daughter blah blah blah... But he is a scammer! He will get really angry if he doesnt get what he wants. And sometimes will think suicidal. So be aware

       

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      Emma, May 29th, 2013 @ 12:32am

      Re: Re- Nigerian scammers

      This man has completely been a scammer. He has been living in Lagos, Nigeria claiming he is from Seattle Washington, has a daughter still there in WA. USA.. He has been on dating sites such as tagged,match.com, badoo etc and has said he had come to Nigeria for business and ended up being stuck there with no money, had no friends or family apart from his daughter in the US and needing money!.. and the lies goes on. So yes please be aware and dont be a fool to send him money

       

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    Chaotic, Apr 9th, 2013 @ 10:45am

    Jimmy Cole (definite scammer)

    I never thought I'd have the pleasure of dealing with a scammer. Unfortunately, I did and I met him on a dating site. He's a smooth one for sure. He claims to be a businessman that owns a construction company and several other businesses. Hmmm...I was like whatever dude!! He said he's in africa supervising a job. Gag me on the red flags this man is sending out!! He starts off as if it's oh so important that he gets to know you so that you and him are a perfect match before proceeding. He claims to be a business man from Missouri and goes by the name Jimmy Alfonso Cole. I highly doubt that's his real name. Like I said he's a smooth one...all lovely dovey. I wasn't falling for the crap because if he's this rich successful business man why is it that he lacks the ability to spell properly. The english was very broken. After 2 weeks of talking he suddenly tells me his credit card was frozen and he needed $400 in order to get it unfroze (yeah right..RED FLAG). I told him under no circumstances will I send money to someone I never met. Now he gets all depressed because he has no way of feeding him and his son. His son is supposedly 15 and travels with him because he has nobody to watch him since his wife died 10 years ago from a asthma attack.

    I again told him I can't send him money and for him to email me a copy of his US drivers license and passport. He sent me a copy of *a* passport. The picture on the passport was indeed the same person in the picture on the dating site and he has several pictures of the same person. Only thing is...the picture on the passport was crudely cut and you can tell it was a picture that wouldn't be acceptable as one for a passport. It looked as though it was cut with unsharpened scissors and the main use was to cover the original picture.

    When I still refused to send money and accused him of being a scammer he sent me a copy of a check for $40,000. He said he was unable to cash it in africa and if I could please see if I could borrow money so he could get back to the states. Not happening!!! I then asked him why on earth would you travel to a foreign country with a one way ticket. He claimed he needed to get there to get the job started and there were no round trip tickets available. Yeah...I'm that dumb huh?? I told him there is nothing I could do and since he refused to go to the american consulate as I advised before that I would contact them on his behalf if he would just forward me an address and phone number. LOL...that was the last I heard from him.

     

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    Twoine, May 20th, 2013 @ 1:56am

    I believe this is SCAM

    Ive been talking to this 24 year old female named Jenny. She responded to a post that I had on Craigslist via email. She started off telling me about herself. Then after about 3 days, we exchanged numbers and have been texting for over a week. She told me last week she wants to get married, which I thought was kinda crazy cuz we just met. Then she told me how her "dad", before he died, was a wealthy man who was owner of textile company. She currently lives with her uncle and her mom Lives in Lagos, Nigeria.
    Address is: 3 Brown Street. Jakande Estate.
    City: Isolo
    State: Lagos
    Zip Code: 23401
    Country: Nigeria
    I thought this was stupid and crazy as to why she doesn't live with her mom. Then she told me how her dad has this money set aside for her when she gets married, and she will be in control of the company. She showed me the Bond and its worth $800,000. She then told me she wants to get married to me. I out of curiosity went along with it. She told me that the family lawyer is in Africa taken care of some business for the business and that I have to email him to tell him that I am engaged to her and that I want to marry her. I did that and he responded telling me that he is happy that "Jenny" found someone. He said that he will do an electronic wedding certificate, and it cost $450. I wasnt sure about sending him money for that. So I told her that I dont have the money. She then asked for my bank info so that her uncle could send me the money via bank. I said no thanks. She now tells me that he is sending me money $900 via cash points. So I can send the lawyer the $450 and the other $450 send to her mom for doctor bills. This all sounds like a scam. I asked her to call me and she told me she doesnt have minutes on her phone and cant call. I said use your Uncle's phone. She said she will try tomorrow. She also told me how she was in the hospital for "menstrual" pains, and I didnt believe that, but she sent me a pic with her in the hospital and stuff. Is this scam? I havent sent her any money.

     

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    Pam Hutchins, Jun 27th, 2013 @ 2:27pm

    scammed by John Harrison and George Harrison

    They told they had been robbed, in hospital there equipment had been stolen, need thousands

     

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    nancy burns, Mar 1st, 2014 @ 6:10am

    scam

    Does anyone know a Harrison bill?

     

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    kristie lee, Apr 19th, 2014 @ 3:05pm

    I have been scammed by a Johnathon Mathew

    I have been scammed by a Johnathon Mathew and he also spells it Jonthon Matthew who is at 2 different locations in Nigeria. Who has scammed me out of thousands of dollars. He has told me stories that he was born in America. Yet I have done all my checks into where he said he was born and everything. THERE are and have been NO records of him anywhere in AMERICA. Yet when he also told me his mother passed in Dec. Because I went to school for Forensic Science. Your system over there isn't like ours here so I'm unable to check where her death would have been posted. As here it would have been posted in the paper for visits and burial and such. So if you could help me I would really be grateful. Again my scammer is at a location of this last one 101 Airport Road Oworonshoki Lagos 23401 & 101 Oworo Road, Oworonshoki. what is your fav. color? Blue. He hit me up on a dating site for a day THEN he logged off there. Claiming he was from TN. ALL my checks and there are NO records of him anywhere in America nor birth records like he has tried to tell me. Now reading the comments above I feel so STUPID and like how was I to know right from the GET. I know this is so stupid. YOU can meet anyone over the NET. THAT'S why he has hated me from the GET. YET's I'm a mil brat so I've fallen for all his lies and crap too. CUS I've ben through deployments and know what that's like. YET he's never believed anything I've said cus I have connections and he keeps trying to use me and now he's cut off contact. Can anyone help? PLEASE as he's NOW cus I'm in a HUGE legal fight with my ex here. He's taken all my $ and I have nothing to support my kids. So I'm busting my tail for all that. I HATE TAIL.

     

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