Victim Stories

He Broke My Heart, But Didn’t Get My Money!

Scott Dale sent me a message request on Facebook messenger. He was a handsome fella with photos and friends. All looked good, but I told him I don't talk to strangers. He begged me to accept his Facebook friend request. After about 3 days on messenger with him, I...

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Set Free from Hearing the Truth and Being Educated

I am the victim of a romance online scam. My name is Lynn, 58 years old, and practice as an advanced practice nurse, CRNA. I joined Zoosk online dating site back in 3/2017 after a break up from a boyfriend. Before this guy I didn’t date for 13 years and decided to pursue my career. I was just tired of trying and being hurt

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Identity of Innocent Man Stolen by Scammers to Scam Women Out of Money

I have been asked to write my journey, my saga, my horror on this subject of online dating and the Internet Romance Scam. I have been waiting a long time to write this. Was I scared to let everyone know my identity has been stolen and used to hurt others, was I waiting to get more evidence that scammers have stolen and are using my identity to commit this horrible crime, or was it simply not the right time before? I am sure it was a little bit of it all.

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Told by an Almost Victim…Saved by Meeting a Victim of Identity Theft

I have been widowed for two years. On June 17, 2017 I met this guy on a dating website called Badoo. He told me his name was Rand Scott, and that he was working on an oil rig in Norway. He was so sweet, and I fell for his line “hook, line, and sinker!” We talked I guess for about two weeks, just about general things people talk about when they are getting to know each other. Then he started insisting that I get a hold of his agent so that I could send the money for Rand to receive his contract payment, which was supposed to be over a million dollars.

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I Was Scammed Out of Over 90,000 USD

I am a 52 year old woman from Russia. I met my scammer on Facebook on 2th of February. He introduced himself as Randy Scott from LA California, USA, an engineer, who has been working for CERN for 20 years, he said that his current place of work is the station in...

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