Another dating / chat scam - USA/ Nigeria connection
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Last week I got contacted via my profile on a dating web site. The person had a temporary profile only with no picture posted and sent me a one-liner including her yahoo address and she asked me to add her on the yahoo messenger.
I was bored so I fulfilled her request.
Her profile had said she was from Illinois, USA. I live in California. Once we chat on Y! messenger, she says she just left Madrid/ Spain and is in West Africa now.
Supposedly she works for a diamond company which is owned by her step dad. She lives with her daughter since her husband (or kids father, I do not recall) left her after the kid was born. Here are her photos - I am not quite sure that they are really HER photos:
She also tells me that she is on bad terms with her step dad since he asked her for sex. (If that's her real photos, I might ask her for sex also.)
During the chat she was kind of evasive, did not answer my questions but instead asked me questions herself. After about 30 minutes she said she'd have to leave West Africa soon and wants to come to the Bay Area (which is why she had written me) and whether she could stay at my place for a week or two until she had gotten herself a place.
She wanted to see photos of my house (I mailed her two).
During the following week we briefly chatted maybe 3 times. No deep conversation, this woman does not spell well, and obviously does half a dozen chats parallel.
I asked her to visit a web site that I host so that I could trap her IP number. It was 126.96.36.199
I used two different tools (web sites) to identify the location she was coming from. Most web sites reported this IP as in London, UK. One web site located it as CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI.
If you ever want to do this kind of check, grab the IP number from email headers and use a web site like www.ip2location.com on it. You need to make your email program or web client display all headers, to see the 'Originating IP'. Yahoo's email client offers this. I do not know about AOL or hotmail.
She claims to be on AOL (which I found strange, does AOL offer service in West Africa?)
Yesterday she started talking how her step-dad does not send the money he is supposed to send. A kind of allowance instead of a paycheck. Don't ask me for an explanation of this concept.
I did not like to hear her talk about bills that she cannot pay. I'm kind of allergic to this talk when I know a person from 60 minutes of chatting only :-)
Anyway, today she asked me directly to Western Union her the money, $750. As I am posting this, I am still chatting with her. A copy of today's chat is below.
Joy Johnson: i was unable to get u the number cos the phone network was bad
Joy Johnson: i was thinking of geting my self a foone
(myself): is it worth it when you're leaving soon?
Joy Johnson: No...thats the problem
(myself): can you do me a favor? Click on this?
(myself): and then, what's the prob - you cannot leave?
Joy Johnson: i dont understand this whole thing
(myself): what thing?
Joy Johnson: what u talking about]
Joy Johnson: the webpage
Joy Johnson: or what?
(myself): i didn't meant that you actually read it
(myself): i just wanted to see if it loads properly now
Joy Johnson: ok
(myself): are you home?
(myself): i mean.. in the hotel
Joy Johnson: hotel
Joy Johnson: yeah.i just wsanted to know if u will be sending me some cash
Joy Johnson: western union ....u know any western union around u
(myself): and which w.u. are you at?
(myself): do i need a city/ office number?
Joy Johnson: No u dont i will give u the whole infou need
Joy Johnson: you can send the money in the hotels managers name
(myself): well, what's the hotel's name then? and/or the manager's name
(myself): sorry for the huge font
Joy Johnson: Receivers Name:Mercy Gray
Address:12 hotel road.
Western union security question and answer:
Joy Johnson: Receivers Name:Mercy Gray
Address:12 hotel road.
Western union security question and answer:
Joy Johnson: thats the ifo
Joy Johnson: info
Joy Johnson: do u know western union agent location
(myself): here in my area?
(myself): not from the top of my head
Joy Johnson: yes.do u
(myself): i need to look
Joy Johnson: u can give me your address i will find one for u
(myself): don't worry
(myself): i can find it
Joy Johnson: how will u do that
(myself): so how do i know you are really joy johnson
and not just someone making up things?
Joy Johnson: Babe can u just trust me and u see me once i get
to the bay area cos i will foward u my flight info
(myself): how much $ do you need anyway?
Joy Johnson: :$750
(myself): what is the company's name that you work for?
Joy Johnson: i told u yesterday united gemstones.........u dont
need it to send it ok
Joy Johnson: babe trust me
(myself): oh right, i could not find anything on the web
about 'united gemstones' either, but they are in Lagos, maybe that helps
Joy Johnson: dont worry just to western union agent location
Joy Johnson: ok
Joy Johnson: what cirt are u in the bay area
Joy Johnson: ok.hold
Joy Johnson: is this ur zip code 95010
Joy Johnson: ???
Joy Johnson: joyee201: is this ur zip code 95010
Joy Johnson: are u there???
Joy Johnson: ok
Joy Johnson: 1475 41ST AVENUE
Joy Johnson: do u know this address
(myself): Sorry Joy, I just don't believe that you are in
Lagos, Nigeria. I think you're in London, England
Joy Johnson: peter u r so funny
(myself): and yes, that Western Union on 41st Avenue is only
a few minutes from me.. what's funny?
Joy Johnson: cos u said i am in england....maybe next year i should
go to london
Joy Johnson: u mean u have that location close to u
Joy Johnson: ????
(myself): yes, that western union.. maybe a quarter
mile from my house
(myself): i know it
Joy Johnson: babe i think it will be better u send the money
now because of the time difference
(myself): no way.. you need to give me some reason to believe
you.. I mean.. I WANT to believe you.. but there's evidence that you
are not in Nigeria, sorry
(myself): give me one reason that shows me you're really over
there and not in the UK or somewhere in the USA
Joy Johnson: the one reason is that am going to pick
the money up myself
(myself): i need to know a bit more about you
Joy Johnson: u did already......dont be silly peter....dont tell
me u dont know the first thing about me
(myself): not really that much.. you've got a daughter, work
for united gemstones, stepfather is your boss (right?), doesn't
send you money (allowance instead of paycheck - strange concept),
you recently came from Barcelona/ Spain to Lagos/ Nigeria
(myself): did i forget anything?
Joy Johnson: No.....what else peter....cant u just trust me for
.... i will never disappoint u
(myself): why do you stay in Lagos if you don't get paid anyway?
Joy Johnson: i dont stay here,am heree temporary cos my step dad wants
me there......its not want i want,i just have to
Joy Johnson: peter
Joy Johnson: If I ever saw an angel, it was in your eyes
(myself): hm, that's a nice one
(myself): did my eyes reflect and you saw yourself?
(myself): i've got an idea
(myself): is the 750 for the hotel?
Joy Johnson: eah
Joy Johnson: yeah
Joy Johnson: Jede Minute, die ich mit Ihnen aufwende, ist wie Sein im
Himmel und das Schauen in den Augen eines Engels
Joy Johnson: u know thats the truth
(myself): i could make a credit card payment to that hotel to
cover your bill
Joy Johnson: no....u cant...cos the whole of 750 is not for the hotel
Joy Johnson: ok....u just have to rush to western union....ok
Joy Johnson: do u have he info writen down
Joy Johnson: ??????
(myself): i cannot leave right now
(myself): i'm waiting for someone
(myself): it's 6:15pm
(myself): they're probably closed already anyway
Joy Johnson: no they close for 7pm....u can just rush ok....peter
do this for me now
Joy Johnson: ok.....i can get everything cleared tomorrow morning
Joy Johnson: it will only take 7mins or less for western union to
send the money
(myself): my friend is on the way right now
Joy Johnson: it dosent matter.since u r not going to take more than
10mins in western union...he can just wait for u
Joy Johnson: PLEASE
Joy Johnson: RITE AID #5966
1475 41ST AVENUE
CAPITOLA, CA 95010
Tuesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Joy Johnson: u can just rush down and you wont take much time
Joy Johnson: PLEASE
(myself): I know the place, I go there twice a week..
(myself): why not a credit card payment?
Joy Johnson: it cant be sent
Joy Johnson: just go ok...for me peter
(myself): what is the $ for if not for the hotel?
Joy Johnson: for the hotel bill ,transportation cost.....
and medical checkup because of the weather here
Joy Johnson: ok.babe just try and go huh
(myself): nah, i don't feel as if i could quite trust
Joy Johnson: matbe u will trust me and more about me,as
soon as i get to the state
Joy Johnson: and peter if u say u dont trust me yet i understand
......but u just have to consider my situation and me myself i
promise never to let u down
Joy Johnson: Promise
Joy Johnson: are u there???
Joy Johnson: look what???
(myself): according to my info you're either in
Cape Missouri or London
(myself): and you give me absolutely no reason why
i should believe that you're in lagos
(myself): not even a hotel's name
(myself): or a phone #
Joy Johnson: ay hotels.....manager s # (+234)8053601940
Joy Johnson: +234 country phone code
Joy Johnson: what about this
Joy Johnson: ???
Joy Johnson: didu get it
(myself): the number is busy
(myself): which room are you in?
Joy Johnson: busy...maybe its the network
Joy Johnson: executive room 1
Joy Johnson: ok
Joy Johnson: did u call d # again
(myself): that number is in Lagos?
Joy Johnson: yeah
(myself): area code is 805 ?
(myself): because i thought Lagos is area code 1
(myself): sweety, you need to improve
Joy Johnson: for landlines i think
Joy Johnson: 01 is for the land lines....the number i
gave u is a mobile # peter
Joy Johnson: thats why u need the +234 b4 dailing 8053601940
Joy Johnson: ok
Joy Johnson: peter can u tell me whats on your mind
Joy Johnson: cos........its like u dont even want
to take me for my words
Joy Johnson: Why?
Joy Johnson: u not answering me
(myself): my friend was at the door
(myself): joy i need to go now
(myself): i cannot call that number again, my friend and i are going out
Joy Johnson: ok
(myself): i'll try in a few hours when i'm back
Joy Johnson: ok
(myself): see, i need to verify that what you tell me
is true.. ideally also that you are really that hot chick in
those photos, but that's probably impossible to prove
Joy Johnson: lol......why not
(myself): hm, can you mail another photo of yourself?
Joy Johnson: believe me or noy ,its joy in the pic
(myself): well, are YOU Joy then?
Joy Johnson: i will............will u send on ur way back
Joy Johnson: bye-bye
I have been the ultimate sucker folks. I can tell you exactly what to watch out for because I have bit on so much of the stories of three 'ladies' in on the Nigerian Scams . Want to know anything just write me and I will be glad to tell you what experience has taught me. I have to find a way to pay back my mistakes and donations are appreciated, but unlike the scams not required. I met first one called Ismalia480 who later changed her ID and I will tell you that if you write. Second I met Tussy_Linda who says she was a princes and showed herself on a web cam many times. Third was Lilly Becky from Kansas who went for a model job and didn't have her PTA or BTA to leave Nigeria. I have pictures and stories I am willing to share so let me know and I will check that ID daily to see if you need my help to learn what I learned from this mess. Two years I have been in contact with them. Never found any real money returned to me but lots of mistakes on my part to lose the thousands of dollars they desperately needed.
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anyone seen this girl around. goes by the name of hrt2 hrtluv on yahoo mess. and her email addy is the same @yahoo.com says shes in nigeria. her late father passed and would only be able to get the money if she marries a nice and sincere man....which she says is me after about 3 weeks of speaking wirth her. She hasnt asked for any money yet but after reading all these posts it sounds like its coming. I have the phone number she called me from but dont know how to get the ip shes using from the emails or from yahoo when were in chat. Can anyone tell me how to do that please so i can report her if need be. Here is added coversation about her telling me about her fathers account, which at the time she gave a web address for the bank with numbers to login (hmmm) anyway the site cam up and i put the number in for login (strange they were all numbers) and then a screen came up with account info (basically just figures) the site only had good links to wetern union and something else i cant remember. but now i try to pull up the site and nothings comes up at all. www.colegreencommunitybank.com And nothing on google about it.steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:04:11 AM): im talkin to my mom
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:04:51 AM): ok
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:08:55 AM): i would be going very soon
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:15:45 AM): hope you would be here tomorrow ealier on
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:20:01 AM): ok
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:20:27 AM): sorry, my mom can be long winded
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:20:45 AM): i can talk long tho, im going tobed
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:36:23 AM): hi there
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:36:37 AM): hi
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:36:56 AM): how are u doing
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:37:06 AM): im ok u?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:37:28 AM): im fine thank youm
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:37:34 AM): how was your day?
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:37:48 AM): it was ok
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:37:53 AM): went to the doc
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:37:53 AM): great
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:38:03 AM): what type honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:38:18 AM): general
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:38:29 AM): ok
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:39:02 AM): what type toyou , that you went to the doctor honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:39:14 AM): i hrut my back
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:39:24 AM): how
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:40:03 AM): lifting some engine parts
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:40:32 AM): sorry about that honey
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:40:36 AM): im really sorry babe
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:40:51 AM): mee too
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:41:03 AM): i go top therapy wed
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:41:14 AM): ok honey
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:41:29 AM): I was trying you lastnight to tal kwith you but it was very cracking honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:41:41 AM): cracking?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:42:13 AM): yes
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:42:18 AM): how?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:42:27 AM): when i do call it would only ring once and then cut off i mean
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:42:35 AM): oh
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:42:47 AM): i saw that there was a long number that called today
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:42:54 AM): when i left i was told that you called later of the day right???
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:43:22 AM): i called the number back ya,...but i didnt know it was you
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:43:33 AM): yes it was me honey
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:43:49 AM): i would love you to check this honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:44:04 AM): check what?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:44:08 AM): I went to the bank yesterday to get my late father statement of account
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:44:20 AM): cause i dont want to hide anything from you honey
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:44:27 AM): check this website honey
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:44:43 AM): www.colegreen.com/communitybank
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:44:53 AM): did you get it honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:45:02 AM): ya give me a sec
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:45:14 AM): ok honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:46:27 AM): ok
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:46:32 AM): good
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:46:43 AM): did the bank site open honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:46:51 AM): ummm..ya
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:47:04 AM): ok honey
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:47:13 AM): click on login to the account honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:47:32 AM): k hold on
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:47:45 AM): my pc is a little slo with me
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:48:01 AM): ok honey
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:48:03 AM): i understand
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:48:44 AM): k
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:48:53 AM): what did you see honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:49:11 AM): a login screen
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:49:16 AM): SN:201320845278 PS:4598707
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:49:44 AM): you get that honey
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:50:00 AM): you have the username on top with the password below honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:50:17 AM): ya hold on again
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:52:54 AM): what are u doing honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:53:08 AM): 8 million smackers
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:53:38 AM): I want someone that i can help me manage this for me
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:54:01 AM): and
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:54:13 AM): the will says before i can be access to the bank ,
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:54:30 AM): the will says , i have to be marry with someone that's very nice and caring ..
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:54:45 AM): The account wouldnt be released to me
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:55:05 AM): it would be released to the spices which i can come with you
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:55:20 AM): meaning the new bearer and that's you lol
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:55:35 AM): who would verify that you are married?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:55:50 AM): the lawyer
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:56:09 AM): is he stateside?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:56:15 AM): Nope
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:56:32 AM): He said that i have to come over to the states , cause i told him about you
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:56:53 AM): he said that if we can marry now, the money would be transfered immediatly .
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:57:00 AM): and it would be released
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:57:54 AM): you would have to show him a marriage cert?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:58:04 AM): yes honey
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:58:09 AM): that's really good honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:58:25 AM): did you know of this at all?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:58:53 AM): No darling
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:59:02 AM): what about your mom?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:59:05 AM): The lawyer did not tell about that
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:59:22 AM): she did not know honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 1:59:32 AM): i mean didnt he will her anything?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 1:59:42 AM): yes
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:00:10 AM): she has a Evan baby food compnay for her honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:00:20 AM): ic
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:00:25 AM): ok honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:00:33 AM): hold on i have to use the bathroom
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:00:44 AM): ok honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:03:02 AM): ok
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:03:37 AM): why is ur fathers name engles and your rose?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:03:57 AM): yes honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:04:07 AM): i know but why?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:04:23 AM): engles , was my last father name honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:04:32 AM): shouldnt u have your fathers last name?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:05:10 AM): that was the name i just gave you honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:05:49 AM): what is you last name then...is it engles?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:05:58 AM): yes honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:06:06 AM): hoe come?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:06:26 AM): that was my late father names honey
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:06:33 AM): im just been honest and sincere withyou honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:07:00 AM): you werent hones when you said you last name was rose?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:07:13 AM): Nope
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:07:28 AM): dont get me wrong baby, my last name cant be rose
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:07:41 AM): it was my middle , i guess it was a mistaken okie
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:08:29 AM): well....a mistake is not on purpose...you purposely told me rose, i dont know why tho
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:08:48 AM): sorry about that
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:09:06 AM): i guess was sleepy then
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:10:34 AM): i dont think thats why but thats ok
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:11:53 AM): did you just not want to give ur identity away?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:14:26 AM): sorry about this
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:14:30 AM): my pc acting up..
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:14:33 AM): im back now
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:14:56 AM): your the only person i gave my real indentity
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:15:01 AM): you still there honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:15:07 AM): ya
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:15:20 AM): still here
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:15:24 AM): ok honey
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:15:34 AM): did you get what i said honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:15:38 AM): yes
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:15:45 AM): ok honey
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:15:50 AM): do understand what i mean
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:15:55 AM): yes i think
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:16:01 AM): ok honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:16:21 AM): dont wear out the honey thing ok...lol
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:16:47 AM): what do you mean
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:17:08 AM): too much of one thing can not always be good
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:17:22 AM): yes i understand
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:17:26 AM): k
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:17:35 AM): so steve
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:17:38 AM): im just polirlty telling you
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:17:52 AM): ok
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:18:07 AM): how long do you think that we be together in person lol
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:18:22 AM): i still do wish i could see you first
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:18:42 AM): yes i know
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:18:53 AM): but you know that i dont have money to get the cam of a thing babe
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:19:02 AM): im just been honest and sincere with you
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:19:46 AM): what if we went back to my original plan of sending you one
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:20:07 AM): that would be nice steve
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:21:12 AM): you said that you are going to get me a digital camera
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:21:25 AM): so that i can take some shoot of pic right?
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:21:45 AM): ya but a cam would be better ya?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:22:12 AM): send me a digital camera lol
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:22:31 AM): awww...why not the cam?
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:22:43 AM): i want to see you move
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:22:51 AM): yes i know
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:23:06 AM): it wouldnt work on my pc , that was i said so ..
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:23:56 AM): cause there was no cd-rom on my pc .
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:24:04 AM): it plugs into and uses the same usb port as a digital camera
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:24:20 AM): yes i know
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:24:32 AM): i can able to instal the program if you get a cam .
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:24:42 AM): caue my pc have no cd--rom
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:25:22 AM): how will you dl the pic then...a digitol camera has a program on cd rom to use it also
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:25:44 AM): ok steve
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:25:52 AM): cant you see that there is a problem then
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:26:00 AM): so let do it this way
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:26:07 AM): can you call then, so we can talk more ,
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:26:27 AM): i guess that would make you feel more happy , and you would know i was the right person alking with you okie
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:26:41 AM): ok can we do this tomm?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:26:48 AM): yes honey
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:27:10 AM): tell what's the time that you are going to call me , so that i can be there to receive the phone call man
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:27:36 AM): around 12ish
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:27:55 AM): what would thatbe at my time steve
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:28:02 AM): dont know
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:28:08 AM): what's the time now
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:28:15 AM): 1:28 am
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:28:22 AM): ok
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:28:28 AM): 7:12 am here now
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:28:33 AM): what would that be then
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:28:55 AM): 6pm i think
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:29:23 AM): ok
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:29:34 AM): I would love to hear your voice honey
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:29:41 AM): hope you have the number with you honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:30:02 AM): its in my phone
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:30:03 AM): wait
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:30:08 AM): okie
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:30:24 AM): ya i got it
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:30:34 AM): what's the number steve
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:31:00 AM): +23418512692
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:31:06 AM): ok
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:31:39 AM): makesure you tried the number if is going to ring cause , i would like to wait for your call, and then wouldnt call back lol
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:31:53 AM): ok
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:32:07 AM): great
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:32:44 AM): ok...i gots to go for now, im sleepy
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:33:01 AM): ok honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:33:02 AM): its late here
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:33:11 AM): did you call the number honey
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:33:20 AM): now?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:33:24 AM): yes
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:33:36 AM): you should know if the number is going ring or not
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:33:54 AM): so i can check the number you gave me okie
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:34:07 AM): i gave you m\the right number of mine
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:34:15 AM): ok babe
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:34:28 AM): I would be waiting for your phone 6pm my time ok
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:34:43 AM): i did remember your full name ...
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:34:53 AM): there i called it
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:34:59 AM): busy
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:35:09 AM): steven james ralston right?
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:35:14 AM): yes
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:35:18 AM): great
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:35:24 AM): what about your mom and dad name
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:35:26 AM): too
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:35:35 AM): ill tell you laters k
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:35:50 AM): rob and patricia i know them
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:36:02 AM): is the right one lol?
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:36:05 AM): yes
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:36:09 AM): good
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:36:12 AM): have a nice time
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:36:19 AM): i wil be missing you very much
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:36:28 AM): ok...gn laura
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:36:32 AM): ok
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:36:37 AM): bye for now
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:36:45 AM): what time are u going to be online tonight?
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:36:56 AM): not for much longer at all
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:37:01 AM): ok
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:37:04 AM): same time right?
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:37:25 AM): same time tomm you mean?
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:37:32 AM): yes
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:37:41 AM): lol
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:37:45 AM): ya
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:37:52 AM):
hrt2hrtluv2006 (12/5/2006 2:37:58 AM): gn night steve
steve_inco (12/5/2006 2:38:02 AM): gn
anonymous from United States
Heres the final conversation.....busted cold!! I reported this person to yahoo and the authorities. I have the proof right in this con
steve ralston: so when will you come?
hrt2hrtluv2006: sorry i was trying to ask you , did you ask me anything i didnt get before my pc, get freezed
hrt2hrtluv2006: when do you want me to come over?
steve ralston: right now
hrt2hrtluv2006: 3:30am here now
hrt2hrtluv2006: be serious
steve ralston: catch the next flight
hrt2hrtluv2006: what's your nearest airport?
steve ralston: denver international
steve ralston: i work at the other aorport but its not international
steve ralston: can you purchase itinerary now?
hrt2hrtluv2006: i dont have enough money with me to do that now lol
steve ralston: when?
steve ralston: when will u have enough?
hrt2hrtluv2006: i dont work here
hrt2hrtluv2006: if only you can help me with the rest lol
steve ralston: hahaha
steve ralston: ive read all about it
steve ralston: the nigerian frauds
steve ralston: they are big time
hrt2hrtluv2006: what a hell is that
steve ralston: dont play me
hrt2hrtluv2006: what do you mean by that
hrt2hrtluv2006: damn it
steve ralston: i was waiting for that line darling
hrt2hrtluv2006: what line
steve ralston: help you with the rest
hrt2hrtluv2006: if not that i needed to get married , i can have access to the money , do you think that im going to ask you any money at all,
steve ralston: so how much is it you need?
hrt2hrtluv2006: Just 200 us dollars
hrt2hrtluv2006: cause i went to the bank to get the price of a plane ticket to denver
hrt2hrtluv2006: it was a 1500 ud dollars dollars ,i have 1300 us dollars with melol
steve ralston: you have just been uncovered, little did i tell you im undercover for fbi and helping with the nigerian scam association.....so tell you ring leader that he better shut off all the traces which you gave to me darling
steve ralston: i have:
steve ralston: ip
steve ralston: phone number
steve ralston: address
steve ralston: and names
hrt2hrtluv2006: tell them to come over to investigate me okie
hrt2hrtluv2006: i would love that okie
steve ralston: yup
steve ralston: you can count on it
steve ralston: scammer
hrt2hrtluv2006: fuck you
steve ralston: u fuking scammer
hrt2hrtluv2006: you too
steve ralston: got ya bitch....your probly a dude anyway!!!!
steve ralston: im also reporting you to yahoo
steve ralston: http://www.delphifa..html#2804
steve ralston: take a look at that
steve ralston: you on there
steve ralston: i made sure your phony pic was in there too
steve ralston: oh but honey!!!
hrt2hrtluv2006: your just wasting yor time putting the phone number there casue it was a buzz centre
steve ralston: its ok
steve ralston: at least you didnt get me...lol
hrt2hrtluv2006: no problem
hrt2hrtluv2006: you can go away
steve ralston: ya thats what i thought
hrt2hrtluv2006: i dont want your money
steve ralston: sure
steve ralston: but im sure you would have taken it
steve ralston: fukn low life peice of shit
steve ralston: you should get a different professiuon....cause u suk at urs!!!
steve ralston: probly the only thing u can do tho
steve ralston: ok...authorities have been notified, they have all the info you gave me, it may help bust someone but as long as i uncovered your ass is what counts
steve ralston: go ahead....say something
steve ralston: what happened....sweetheart
steve ralston: you dont want me anymore?
and another pic they are using.
firstname.lastname@example.org from United States
Sorry but the email and screen name at yahoo i gave was not complete. here it is again
thang god for this site!!
goes by the name of laura rose from Idaho
and is on WEBDATE by her supposedly cousins screen name of MATINS (male)
anonymous from United States
we have a new one her name is stacy miller unable to send her picture to her
anonymous from United Kingdom
I have one from loopylover.com
MY NAME IS MARRIA AM SEARCHING FOR THE PERSON THAT I'M WAITING AND HOPING WOULD COME AND IS WILLING TO WALK THROUGH LIFE WITH ME..COMPASSIONATE AND LOVING.OPEN MINDED AND GENTLE.HAS TIME TO KNOW ME. A SINCERE PERSON WHO'S READY FOR A POSSIBLE COMMITMENT. JUST GOT TIRED OF PRETENDERS AND HEART BREAKERS. SOMEONE WHO TAKES RELATIONSHIP BY HEART. I AM A SIMPLE PERSON, JUST LIKE EVERYBODY,WOULD WANT TO HAVE SOMEONE TO GROW OLD WITH AND WALK THROUGH LIFE'S JOURNEY. YEARNING TO BE HELD BY SOMEONE WHO JUST THE SAME WOULD WANT TO BE LOVED AS WELL.THOUGH I'VE BEEN HURT FEW TIMES, I NEVER GAVE UP ON LOVE BECAUSE I BELIEVE SOMEONE OUT THERE IS MEANT FOR ME. I'M A VERY SWEET AND COMPASSIONATE PERSON. I ENJOY TRAVELLING ANY PART OF THE WORLD WHEN THERE'S A CHANCE
Hey, Thank you for showing your intrest in me,you the first guy that mail me and i will like to make you be my last intrested can you let make this our relationship be real,i will like you to e-mail me to my private mail box so that we can continue on making our relationship be real e-mail me at email@example.com tell me more about your self,are u single?do u have kids?wht do u do for a living and send me more pictures aswell.i will wait to read from you and i will reply you asap.
The reply to what i sent next was This:
How are you doing today,hope all is well with you overthere?
It's my pleasrue to meet you.I have a short story which will express more about me,so feel relax and read....
Its nice meeting you on yahoo chat,its really full of fun and happiness.
Well i will really love to know if truly you care and want a real realationship from me base on the true story of my life that i will like to tell you now.
These are my short real life story,i have to tell you concerning what i've went through in my lifetime....
I am a citizen of the United States of America,my mum was from Hartland in VA,Usa and my dad was from Nigeria which is one of the West African Countries.I am 25yrs and the only child of my parents.
Dear Love,it's been stressful life i've been living for the past 7 years,it started immediately after the death of my father who was a military man there in Nigeria,he had an accident which later lead to his sudden death which also leads to my mother's stroke here in VA.
After some months at the hospital,the doctors detected that she my mum was also suffering from a cancer disease and a heart problem,this stress was too much for me and my mum,there was no one to run to for financial assistance,so after some weeks,mum died.
Immediately after the death of my parents,i went to a friend house to stay with her but i got a strange treat from her boy friend who wanted to rape me but when i complained to my friend,she said i should find a place to spend my rest boring life,this sentence was so disappointing from a friend.
So i decided to find a job in a phone store at least to work as a sales gurl,so when i got there,i was asked to write an application form but at the end of it all,i was asked to provide to them a diploma certificate in any course but i couldn't get that for them because i couldn't continue with my education after the death of my father.
So one morning,i went out of my friend's house,i was sitting under a rose flower tree meditating on my misfortunes,a man of 32years walked to me,he felt pity for me because i was weeping so badly,so he asked few questions from me and i explained things to him,he proposed to me and since i don't have a date and i need a man to take good care of me and who will also makes me happy,so i agreed and accpted his proposals.
So we started this relationship on a solid background,i trust him,i love him and i promised him all life.
One day,i got a letter from my friend whom i packed out of her house,when i looked at the letter,it was send from one of my father's friend saying he owes my father $15,000 US Dollars,and he was needing a bank account to transfer the funds to,as a real gurl,i explained to my date and he said he knows what to do.He called that my father's friend and he said he will write him and provide to him the bank account details which he did some weeks later without notifying me.When i later found out that the money has been transfered into his account,i went to him and asked,so he apologise for his wrong doing and immediately i accepted his apology as a true love but after that he has done some other things which has really put me into suspecting him.
On the 1st of March,2006,he told me that by the end of that month,we will be moving to United Kingdom(UK) to continue our relationship and investing the $15,000 USD on a small business there in UK,i agreed with him.
We went to Uk a week after the notice,when we got to uk,we stayed in a hotel for 2 weeks then we moved to an apartment which he booked.
When we got to uk,things changed,he do whatever he likes with my money,go to party with his friends but i couldn't do anything to him because i dont want to loose him because he loves me but i dont know why he is spending the money extravagantly.
One sunday morning,i asked him to take me to his parents,he said he father was no more but his mum was in Nigeria,so we decided to come in May,2006.
On the 24th of May,2006 we flew into Nigeria airport but we arrived at a hotel with rest of my money $7,500 cash and another $1,000usd cash with me which i kept in one of my bags.
On the 3rd night in the hotel,he brought in a wine which i didnt know that it was alcoholic,we both drank the wine but within 5 minutes i could't get myself because i was drunk but he my date was having a bad intention,he wanted me drunk so that he could go away with my lugagges full of clothes,shoes,pants and expensive earings and neck-laces which my mum gave to me before her death.
To cut the story short,he i was told by one of the hotel workers that my date went away with another lady with some lugagges and he droped a letter.I thought his new location will be written in the letter but when i read the letter,it was a sad one which nearly killed me.
Below was what he wrote in the letter:
'Hi Marria,i am very sorry for the stress you've went through,its true that you love me but when we both came to nigeria,i went to my mother's house and i met my wife and kids.
It was true that i didn't informed you that i was married with kids,am very sorry for this and i want you to forgive me for all i have been doing.
This message was a shock to me because i couldnt believe that he could do this to me.But the major problem here is that he didnt pay the hotel fees and some other necessary expenses he was supposed to pay to the hotel manager before he left.
So the hotel management has called on the police here to interfere,i have been told to find all means to pay the total money for the hotel fees which cost £400 & internet service £100 making a total of £500 which i have to pay before i am charged to court.
The only opportuniy i was given by the hotel management was that he gave me free internet service so that i could use their internet....
I will be waiting to hear from you.Contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible before i am disgraced here.
Could some one advise me if this is scam lol
Keywords: blonde white top
email@example.com from United States
I keep getting E-Mails from people tring to get me to send them money for money I have won, Or so they can do buisness in the us with my account. And I even once got a friend request on MySpace from a person who had a great picture, from NY vacationing in africa and both her parents were killed in a car accadent, wanted me to send her money via wester union so she could get home or to my house to stay with me, I told her to go to the us embasy where if she were a us citizen would help her to get home @ no charge. never heard from her again.
But more importantly, Western Union, and Money Gram should increase there security transaction, such as being able to track exactly where the money is picked up, who picks it up, when it is picked up, ect...
And our government should have agents there ready to pick up these people before they can pick up any money!!!!
that would stop alot of these scams, and save alot of money...
Alot of these scams have been proven to fun different terrist groups...
you would think that the government would want to stop these people!!!
But did anyone watch the scam on 60 minutes about a year ago?
it was cool, they got pics of the different scamers, several of them in canada, followed them to there place of buisness and everything it was cool....
for everyones knowledge, most of the scammers do use public hot spots, that is why they will usually have different ip all the time, and that way they can not be traced so easly, also the use voip and throw away cell phones.. hope to stop these guys one day....
thanki you, John
anonymous from United States
Its not just 1 or 2 people doing its a whole ring.Lets see i've heard everything from My mom just died-'im worth 24 million dollars' but because im a woman i can't collect the land-even got letters from the lawyers asking for 2100.00 for documents including her so called american passport thru the email.The best one was hey 'im flying in tomorrow'-called the airport ticket was valid.Day later recieved an email my agent just had a stroke need cash asap-i'll send a check.Check was counterfeit......Guess her agent is dead.....Another one is 'hey i got my plane ticket but because im not an american citizen i have to pay a BTA to immigration supposedly refundable to you on arrival'.I should post about 15 emails on here.