Here is a story that is like others that i have read:
Sgt. Alex Lawson
I have a story quite like this one, although, i didnt trust my gut feeling and i pawned my car title to get him the money that he had requested which was $1,200. I feel so stupid and everything although i didnt tell alot of people about him. I wanted to make sure he was real. He hit me up through Speeddate.com, he came on and started talking to me and then sent me his email address and asked me to join him on yahoo messenger. His email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
. We started talking and had talked for days he made me feel like i was in a fairytale. It was roughly the 3rd day when he said he wanted to take a leave and meet me. He said that i needed to email his commander and request the leave for him, i needed to say i was his fiance. So i did just that his commanders email is email@example.com
but he instructed me to copy him on all emails. So then the commander sent a form to me to fill out for his leave which was a vocational leave form. I filled it out and sent it back..that was the last time i heard from the commander. Sgt. alex lawson then told me that the cost would be $1,200 for this leave and i needed to send the money via western union to the commanders secretary.
Norwood, MO 65717
So i did just that it was shortly after me sending the money that he hit me up and told me i needed to go back down and change the address to London , UK because she had to leave on short notice to their for a mandatory meeting. I knew i should have just kept the money because my gut was still getting to me. Bad thing is i am in college for criminal justice/criminal investigations and im in class for digital crime and digital terrorism. So that is why i feel really stupid. anyway my family told me to go ahead and send it...so the next morning round 8 a.m. he hit me up and said that the marshal wont approve the leave because of the new permit that needs to filed for and that would be $1,300 more dollars to do this. So i called my sisters and they called western union to see if they could stop the first money sent because i really didnt have any way to get this much more money. Bad thing was it was picked up a 7:33 a.m. bout 30 mins before he hit me up. So i did some more digging to see if he was legit or lying...but everything was still checking out only thing was my friends that are in military said you dont pay for leave. So then i got that sick feeling again, so i email the commander and didnt copy him and to my surprise i didnt hear back from the commander; so this morning i decided to look up on the internet the vocational leave document and that is when i found this scam website. needless to say i am crying because of how stupid i was to believe him and that he was in the military. He is awaiting me to answer him today about having the additional money that he is requesting and i am so glad to have stumbled upon this and others stories before i ended up being a complete moron by sending him that money. I do have photo's of him. Im not sure how to add them on here from this point.