Glen instructed her to withdraw the money and send it to him.
Before she could, her bank alerted her.“It was like somebody had put (the money) in and snatched it out, along with everything else, and I was showing ,000 negative,” she said.
Cecil, who is in the Army and was stationed at Fort Bragg, says his picture was hijacked years ago and he has been dealing with the fallout ever since.
He says women call him all the time, angry about what happened to them, and he tries to explain that he was not the one texting them.
Lisa says their relationship came crumbling down in August when she went to the Fayetteville Regional Airport to pick him up and instead got a message saying he was being sent back to Georgia to get his passport stamped.“I said, ‘You’re not doing this to me anymore,’” Lisa recalled.
We were chatting for a few weeks and he suggested going onto messenger as it would save money on subscriptions.
After the victim recognizes that he or she has been scammed and ceases contact with the scammer, the victim may be contacted by a phony detective or private investigator offering services to track down the scammer, for a fee – in another attempt to perpetuate the scam.
by Catherine (Sheffield, UK) I am a widow and after just over two years my friends told me to try internet dating.
She says she is in debt and that the fraud has impacted her credit and bank account.
She has also received threats from the man she once knew as Glen.“Your family will help you cry soon when you are being carried inside your grave,” he texted. I have a bullet waiting to stick in your brain.”None of the victims the 5 On Your Side team spoke with ever thought it could happen to them.