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My fake yet fun love story..I am sad its over.. cause it was actually quiet entertaining...

Posted by on Mar. 8, 2013 at 8:21 PM
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Ok this is actually a serious post..

I met this "soldier" on a penpal website..and we started talking. after a few weeks I did have my doubts... but figured hey I play along..cause he did sound nice...you know..all this I love you and God send me your way..of course he is in Nigeria.....

so if you ever talk to a soldier.. overseas..you met online.. and you not sure if he is for real.. Here are some tests you can do..A REAL Soldier will have the answers to each and ever question and will have no problem to do what you want him to do..

Ladies if your husband IS in the military there might be a chance that his pic has been stolen and he has been used for a scammers.. I will add some great links at the bottom of this post..

Ok here are the tests now..

1. Ask your "soldier" to send you an email from his Military email..it should end with...........mil..anything else is fake..as far as I know.. dont fall for any excuses like. oh Im not allowed to use my military email..or Icant find it...Miltary personnel is encourged to use their military email..If he does send an email..send one back..

2. Ask him what LES  (leave and earning statement) means..if he is a real soldier.. he will have no problem telling you that..and Lawenforcement system what my goofball said) is wrong..Im still chuckling at that one... answer like google it, or ask your friend is another sign of a scammer..

3.Check his military pics..often they use real military men (sad I know)  but remove their name tags..if there is no name tag its most likley a scammer..Every real USA soldier will wear his name with pride..

4..Ask for a copy of his military ID..right.. every scammer is happy to do so.. not a real soldier..as far as Iknow its against the law for them..

5.Ask your guy to send you a pic of him holding a sign..with your name and something like Greetings..every soldier would have no probs to send his GF/Wife a sweet note.. I told mine today.. Iwant a pic like that.. and Igot..

you still dont fucking trust me... (Im still waiting on the pics)

6.. If he wants leave request..it does not cost any money and only He the soldiers can do that..not his wife, grandma etc..and its pretty simple

7. It does not cost 4500 lol dollars to resign from the army.. at least not the usa Army

8. I dont know whats up with that one but most scammers use two (2) first names. Like mine was Mike Edward or Mike Edwards..full name Michael Thomas Edward..or Mark James...Scott Harry... 2 first names..

9.Most have the same sob story.. Wife died in car crash, child is living with nanny in CA...bla bla

10.They claim not to  have access to their money..The military does take care of their servicemen and women..

11.Ask to  skype..surprise they cant.no camera..no this no that.

12.most write am instead of I AM..

13..check his uniform..some havent been worn in over 7 years..

14.They promise they come see you and then oh dear something came up..and they cant come yet need money..

 Here are the links ..

http://asp.militarygear.com/2010/12/20/new-online-military-scammers/#comment-175370

http://www.ip-adress.com/trace_email/

http://www.spokeo.com/

If anyone else has tips feel free.to most them..

Dont worry my heart wasnt broken.. My friend and I we had a blast with him...Im only sad cause its over..

 

 

Sorry that some part is bold..not sure why

 

 

by on Mar. 8, 2013 at 8:21 PM
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lil_mama06
by on Mar. 8, 2013 at 8:25 PM

Good tips..And I think its crappy some will do that..

MamaMandee
by on Mar. 8, 2013 at 8:27 PM
Intetesting, thanks for sharing. And glad you had fun & didnt get hurt :)
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mamivon2
by Sandra on Mar. 8, 2013 at 8:59 PM

My soldier is suppose to be in the states in a few weeks..well he can contact me then..lol

SarahSuzyQ
by on Mar. 8, 2013 at 9:38 PM
Really sad that people would take advantage of the identity of service men and women like this. :-\
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critter_boo
by on Mar. 8, 2013 at 9:41 PM
Wow that is sad people do this
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HisSweetheart07
by on Mar. 8, 2013 at 10:31 PM

I write tons of soldiers. I 'adopt' them actually. 

3 or 4 in a year probably. 

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