I have a male friend in Kabul,Afghanistan that wants to come home on a 2 weeks leave so we can get engaged. He is telling me that I have to make the request. He sent me the address where to send it but I do not understand why he does not do it. Something just not feel right. He just keeps telling me that he can not make a complaint which it is a request for leave. He is a liet. general. What is wrong with this picture?
Thanks for the chance to help. I am an attorney with over 12 years military law experience.This is a very common scam. PLease do not send this person any personal information and by all means do NOT send any money.A Lieutenant General can go on leave whenever they like. At that rank they are in charge, or 2nd in command. So there is no requirement they have a civilian do anything to get leave.
Retired Marine Corps Lawyer, Veterans Services Officer (VSO)
I had a good idea it was a scam. Was just waiting for him to ask for money which he did. Now, the General he said he was, was General David M Rodriquez. Of all the great men in the service he had to choose this wonderful man. Is there anyway I can get in touch with the General or someone to inform him that someone is using his name to run a scam? It needs to stop before his name is XXX XXXX the mud. I am sure that anyone with any sence at all would realize this is a scam but there are alot of women out there who are lonley and do not know who the General is other than he is sweet talking them.
I do not know General Rodriquez but it shows that he works at Ft Bragg, NC. So you can contact Ft Bragg and request his contact information.
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