An online love interest who asks for money is almost certainly a scam artist.
Don’t send money to tide someone over after a mugging or robbery, and don’t do anyone a favor by making an online purchase or forwarding a package to another country.
The first step is to stop communicating with the person trying to romance scam you.
Some even make wedding plans before disappearing with the money.Spotting Discrepancies Reading or Listening Between the Lines Beware Speed Community Q&A Online dating scams are rife. You do not have to be rich and you do not have to be stupid.You just have to be looking for love, a search that causes you to be more vulnerable than usual.Contact the bank fraud department if you suspect a check you deposited will come back fraudulent.Contact the bank fraud department and make payment arraignments if a check/money order has been found fraudulent and you owe money to them.And love is the tool scammers use to pry open your bank account and strip you of your assets. She says I'm so handsome (I'm not) and wants to see me in person and hear me. Beware." man who said he was Roden Miller (actually Jeffrey Miller) as a scammer. He is in the army stationed in Houston Texas but is currently on a peacekeeping mission in Libya but would be returning soon.By learning how to spot a scammer, you can protect yourself. But her cell phone seems to be faulty and her old laptop doesn't have a built in camera. Most dating scams are perpetrated through Western Union.If this is how you sent the funds, check with the company to see if they can be canceled before being picked up.Contact your Postal Carrier/Post Office and ask that no packages to be delivered at your home/ work.Also bring checks and Money orders that you received to the Post Office to make a report and turned them over All Information that is needed on the scammer; Name, Email Address, ID Used, Site Contacted on, Type of Scam, Address Given, Date Contacted, Phone Numbers, Name/Address Money Sent To, Western Union Numbers's, Amount Lost (U. Currency), IP Number (Assistance on this), Other Relevant Information.