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if a soldier is posted overseas, in a camp, in Africa, wants

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if a soldier is posted overseas, in a camp, in Africa, wants me to send $400.00 which is form fees for recognition of whom I am to him. Is this standard procedure or am I being scammed.
Thanks for the chance to help. I am an attorney with over 12 years military law experience.

That is standard process for a scam.

I get a call on this at least one time per week. It is amazing (to me at least) how innovative these criminals are. The story is often similar...with a few twists.

But to answer your question, this is, without a doubt, a scam. Please do not send this will never see this person (they are using a fake name and a picture stolen from the internet) or the money again.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

I don't require any more info, but can we get his name out there so others know

Yes Ma'am...there are a few ways to do so

You can report this crime here

Also, you can report the attempted theft to the Federal Trade Commission. Your report helps law enforcement officials across the United States in their investigations.


By phone: 1-877-ID-THEFT (438-4338) or TTY, 1-866-653-4261

By mail: Identity Theft Clearinghouse, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, DC 20580

Report the fraud to the Federal Trade Commission on Nigerian Scams.
Email: [email protected]

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