There will be more hardships that only you can help alleviate with your financial gifts.
He may also send you checks to cash since he’s out of the country and can’t cash them himself, or he may ask you to forward him a package. You were targeted by criminals, probably based on personal information you uploaded on dating or social media sites.
They'd hit it off right away, and he said he lived just outside of Phoenix, which seemed relatively proximate to a woman in remote Yuma, Ariz. First, he was traveling through India with his daughter.
Then the daughter became ill and had to be hospitalized.
They play on emotional triggers to get you to provide money, gifts or personal details.
These contacts may deceive you into providing your username and password (account credentials) which may result in your account being compromised and “unlocked” for a fee.
Sh'reen Morrison had been on an online dating site for only a few weeks before she realized that something was seriously wrong with the man who had been actively pursuing her by text message and email.
In other cases, these websites may call you and claim that your Google Account was hijacked or that your computer has a virus or other malware on it.
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