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I have been talking to aman his name he gave me is James terry,working in war zone in Damascus syria,he told me he wants this diplomat to bring me a box,it will cost me &8,600dollars.am I being scammed.I don't have that kind of money.he is in love with me and wants to marry me.and be the mother to his children.he is very romantic,andvery charming.can you help me

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I just want to know if this is legal and also want to know if it is a scam.I feel it is.he promised me alot.I am scared

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What is in the box? What is he doing in Damascus? Does he claim he is a US soldier? Have you ever spoken to him on the phone or video chatted?
What is the money to be used for?
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Okay
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No
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Themoneyis hishe told me he is afraid of loseing it
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I want to know if it is a scam
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I feel it is not legal also what is to say I send the money and they never show up
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Can you tell me if it sounds like a scam
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That is it
I am sorry to hear of your dilemma. I realize how frustrating this is for you and I hope to provide you information which is accurate and useful, even though it may not be the news you were hoping to get. I just ask that you not shoot the messenger.When a stranger you meet online asks you to send money, it is ALWAYS a scam. He is not in Damascus and there is no diplomat or shipment.
This is an advance fee scam. The shipment will never arrive and you will keep getting messages that it is held up somewhere at various legs of the journey and you need to send more money.
Remember, there is NO shipment coming. It is just an enticement to get you to send money.
Do not continue corresponding with him. He is a criminal and deserves no explantion.
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Is it a scam
Without a doubt, this is a scam.
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What do you think Is it a scam
This was the anwer I posted to you:I am sorry to hear of your dilemma. I realize how frustrating this is for you and I hope to provide you information which is accurate and useful, even though it may not be the news you were hoping to get. I just ask that you not shoot the messenger.When a stranger you meet online asks you to send money, it is ALWAYS a scam. He is not in Damascus and there is no diplomat or shipment.
This is an advance fee scam. The shipment will never arrive and you will keep getting messages that it is held up somewhere at various legs of the journey and you need to send more money.
Remember, there is NO shipment coming. It is just an enticement to get you to send money.
Do not continue corresponding with him. He is a criminal and deserves no explantion.
I am sorry. I wish I could tell you otherwise, but I do not want you being victimized by this thief.If (and only if) you are completely satisfied that your question is answered professionally and accurately, even if not the answer you were hoping to get, please remember to leave a favorable rating (click 5 stars in the rating section on this page). It is the only way that I am credited by JustAnswer for answering your question.
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