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Romance Scams on the Uptick
« on: 13:39 15-Feb-2018 »
See photo.

I've been getting a lot of these recently.

Some are from real ladies, some are uncertain.

Bottom Line:  People should be aware of them. 

She says she 'wants marriage and financial help.'

And then offers to be a 'mistress' (I assume it means hooker).

Just got this a few seconds ago.  Recently I've been getting these on viber, email, SMS.

It could also be because of Valentine's Day.  Christmas these types of things pick up also.   All unsolicited. 

Doesn't bother or embaress me personally.  More fun to play them around; it helps learning Russian curse words after they tell me off.

It's inspired me to make a really ghetto site; "Reggie's Dating Advice Page" at some point.  Not for money, but for the pure humor and to walk people through the different types of scams being played now; not a real website, but maybe a blog with videos, photos, and my crazy rants.   It will be R-rated and obnoxious -- I suppose that's the best way.   And I'll get one of those Ukrainians girls that makes good youtube videos to put it out there.

For those of you looking for love; be very very very careful.   The worse the economy gets here, the more these roaches come out of the woodwork. 

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Re: Romance Scams on the Uptick
« Reply #1 on: 14:14 15-Feb-2018 »
I get them 1-2 times a week on Viber and nearly every day on Skype..

But yes if you have time then Waste their time to piss them off :)

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Re: Romance Scams on the Uptick
« Reply #2 on: 03:19 16-Feb-2018 »
I used to hang out here and learned some super ways to play with scammers.  hey also have lots of resources for creating all sorts of convincing things like fake plane tix, newspaper articles, WU transfers, etc.

http://www.419eater.com/

419 is a category of money scammer, btw.
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Re: Romance Scams on the Uptick
« Reply #3 on: 11:25 20-Feb-2018 »
Forerunner to modern online dating scams.  [See photo]

A 15 page brochure, no date but probably the 1940s, containing pictures of "Lonely Maidens, Widows and Divorcees".

For $2 a gentleman could receive the address of his favorite lady; probably a scheme by some entrepreneurial studio photographer with lots of negatives.
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Re: Romance Scams on the Uptick
« Reply #4 on: 11:28 20-Feb-2018 »
 ??? ???  What?? No address. They're hotties!!  :D
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Re: Romance Scams on the Uptick
« Reply #5 on: 11:43 20-Feb-2018 »
??? ???  What?? No address. They're hotties!!  :D

PM me, the one with the beehive is still available.   ;)  :P
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Re: Romance Scams on the Uptick
« Reply #6 on: 14:29 20-Feb-2018 »

PM me, the one with the beehive is still available.   ;)  :P
 :D :D :D :D


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