Not everyone using online dating sites is looking for love. Scammers create fake online profiles using photos of other people — even stolen pictures of real military personnel. They profess their love quickly. And they tug at your heartstrings with made-up stories about how they need money — for emergencies, hospital bills, or travel.
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The following online scams i. Links to scam web pages have been removed and spaces have been added to email addresses to ensure they do not become hyperlinks. Send your scam reports to: scam reportspam. I spent two hours on the phone with them trying to get me to log into the website www. If they were successful I was to leave my machine on and not use it for hours. There reply is this "Hi, The Car is okay by me and i am also willing to go with your price. I would have called to discuss this but i am presently at Sea serving in the Navy and there's a restriction on phone calls here. I am buying it for my brother and i want it to be a surprise gift. I have a shipping agent who will come for the pick up after i have made payment to you and you have received the money. Unfortunately the agent cannot bring cash or pay on my behalf as he doesn't handle third party payments.
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Updated June 20, Phone calls and emails make up more than 70 per cent of all reported contact methods, and older Australians appear to be the most susceptible, especially to bogus investment opportunities and dating scams. The ACCC says many people do not report being scammed because they are embarrassed, and others do not yet realise they have been targeted. This is part of a new daily series featuring charts which tell a story.
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