I RECENTLY MET SOMEONE IN THE MILITARY, I HAVE CURRENTLY GOT HIS LEAVE AND FLIGHT SCHEDULE BUT IM UNABLE TO COME UP THE FINAL CHARGES OF 12,590.00. WHAT WILL HAPPEN IF I DONT COME UP WITH THESE CHARGES. I NEED HIM HERE SO WE CAN MARRY AND START OUR FUTURE. IS THERE ANY OTHER SOLUTIONS THAT COULD HELP ME?
State/Country relating to question: North Carolina
PERSONAL LOANS, BUT NOT ABLE TO GET ONE B/C NOT ENOUGH CREDIT
Thank you for your question today, I look forward to assisting you. I have nearly 20 years of legal experience in various disciplines, including JAG.I'm so sorry to have to tell you this, but you have no met someone from the military. This is a common scam.It does not cost money for a military member to take leave. Military members do not have to pay for these things. When we see "military members" meeting people online and then asking them for money under the guise of "a leave and flight schedule" it is the work of scammers out of Africa (most often), where they can not be extradited.I can not even count the number of unfortunate people I have seen lose thousands to this exact scam. PLEASE DO NOT SEND THIS PERSON MONEY!
Lawyer and current JAG officer.
There is no way a person can be on tour and know when they can return to the states. Is this a real military website XXXXX@XXXXXX.XXX. Is Lt. XXXXX XXXXX a real person. Can you check this out for me?
Let me ask you a question.What is this money supposed to be for? What were you told?Also, the email address you posted won't actually post for privacy reasons.Just give me the last part after the @.jagcorps_esq41104.7309985301
I flled out a leave request form first. well actually i wrote to the military zone to ask for his leave. they granted permission for his leave for 3 months. i had to pay 1200 dollars for that. then another 1000. and 2600 for his flight ticket and now he is asking for 12, 590.00 so he can come home safely he says its military protocol. i realize i have been scamed. i just want some advice thats all. the last part is @consultant.com
So you filled out a request for leave form. The military does not require that. The military will not accept a leave request from a civilian. The military system does not require soldiers to pay for even a request for leave. His fight back would be paid for by the military, or rather, he'd take military transport.All of this bears the unmistakable marks of a very common scam that preys on people's love of the military, their lack of knowledge of the regulations and travel rules and the oldest scam tool in the arsenal, affection and emotion.I'm so sorry that you have fallen prey to this. It is truly unfair to take advantage of someone's good intentions, as has been done here.As for advice on how to proceed, there really is nothing that you can do beyond discontinuing contact and ceasing any further advances of money. You'll never be able to get this money back.These scammers are stationed in places that do not work with our investigatory bodies. I have never heard of a single person, out of the thousands that have been effected by this scam, even receiving one dollar back.I wish that I could tell you differently, but I can not.
thank you. i feel like the biggest idiot in the world. i been through a lot in my life a lot of heartaches. i use to be a pretty level headed person. when i first got this i should hve got legal advice first. But what can i say im so lonely an vulnerable. I need to get some help from a counselor or mental institution. Thank u in advance. Im asking God to forgive me for what I done. He said his name was Fierro Rich.
I don't think you have to apologize to anyone but yourself. You are not the first person or the last that has been effected by this same issue.Thankfully, you were not able to make this final payment, which would have been very detrimental to you. I know no doubt that each payment cost you deeply, but using credit to pay for this would have had a much more lasting detriment to you.I think it is wise to seek counseling following something like this and I hope that works out well for you.Take care.
He is still sending me chats. What should I tell him whomever he is.
I wouldn't respond at all. Block him, if you can.You have nothing to gain by telling him anything.If you want to do something, you can report the account to the Department of Justice. They may shut it down, so he at least loses the ability to use it against someone else.Please take the time to rate my service. Thank you.
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