Information on romance scams and scammers.
#411293 by Shadow5309 Sun May 31, 2020 2:13 pm
Hello, so comforting to find this site, thank you in advance! I was on OKcupid a week or so ago someone claiming to be a 19-20 yr old girl, the profile has since been deleted or removed, I can’t find it. Long story short we moved to texting with our phone numbers, she texted some sexual things but no nudes exchanged. She then made a weird comment she was 17 but then when asked she corrected and said she was 19. I can’t be certain but I suspect this is the scam profile associated with it. Yesterday I get a call and a voicemail left from a detective from the St Paul Police Dept special victims unit about a complaint from a juvenile case and to call back etc. I didn’t call back or answer. The man then texted me the same thing. I called the St. Paul police and they didn’t have a detective by the name he gave me and they said it was fishy because the number he gave me wasn’t the police dept. etc..
I texted back asking for a badge number or credentials , he said “please don’t play texting games with me sir, i will come arrest you for solicitation of a juvenile”. He said in the text the lady’s family filed a complaint. I then asked again for badge number , I did a search of the phone number he called me from and it’s a pinger number voip. I told him I’m reporting him to the police , and it’s a federal crime to impersonate a police officer and I have his voice on my voicemail as evidence

This genius “detective” then responded “fu,$k you “. And then said he”ll report my conversation to the police.. so obviously this is a scam but here is this scumbags number in case anyone else experiences this. 651-689-4476

I’ve since blocked him and i plan on reporting to ic3. Any other suggestions?
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#411294 by Shadow5309 Sun May 31, 2020 5:07 pm
Shadow5309 wrote:Hello, so comforting to find this site, thank you in advance! I was on OKcupid a week or so ago someone claiming to be a 19-20 yr old girl, the profile has since been deleted or removed, I can’t find it. Long story short we moved to texting with our phone numbers, she texted some sexual things but no nudes exchanged. She then made a weird comment she was 17 but then when asked she corrected and said she was 19. I can’t be certain but I suspect this is the scam profile associated with it. Yesterday I get a call and a voicemail left from a detective from the St Paul Police Dept special victims unit about a complaint from a juvenile case and to call back etc. I didn’t call back or answer. The man then texted me the same thing. I called the St. Paul police and they didn’t have a detective by the name he gave me and they said it was fishy because the number he gave me wasn’t the police dept. etc..
I texted back asking for a badge number or credentials , he said “please don’t play texting games with me sir, i will come arrest you for solicitation of a juvenile”. He said in the text the lady’s family filed a complaint. I then asked again for badge number , I did a search of the phone number he called me from and it’s a pinger number voip. I told him I’m reporting him to the police , and it’s a federal crime to impersonate a police officer and I have his voice on my voicemail as evidence

This genius “detective” then responded “fu,$k you “. And then said he”ll report my conversation to the police.. so obviously this is a scam but here is this scumbags number in case anyone else experiences this. 651-689-4476

I’ve since blocked him and i plan on reporting to ic3. Any other suggestions?


I’ll also add the girl’s number who went by the name of Honey, which by the way is also a same area code number and a pinger VOIP number 651-724-9650

I know that if I had answered the call or went down the route of having this extortionist continue with his discussion he was about to demand $
#411296 by Terminator5 Sun May 31, 2020 8:15 pm
Definitely file an IC3 report and you may want to change your phone number and deactivate any social media accounts that they have knowledge of .

Thanks for posting to Scamwarners.

And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them. But all things that are exposed are made manifest by the light, for whatever makes manifest is light.
#416229 by JGxlsx Sun Aug 30, 2020 3:36 pm
It is so comforting to have found this thread. I have a similar story:
I was on POF messaging a girl named Cameron whose age was 20 on POF. She asked to move the conversation to text messages, which I did do. Her number was (803)816-6340. She asked for a picture of me, so I send a nice picture of me, fully clothed, on a boat. She, without any prompting from me, sends 3 pictures, one of them was nude and the second was clothed but sexually suggestive. The next day I wake up to 2 missed phone calls from a Lieutenant Lawson, (414)842-8217, who said that he is working with a family who found their 17 year old daughter sending nudes to my number. The officer had a deep southern accent. He said the family is not financially well off, and that the mother was livid and wanted the police to lock me up for life. The officer stated the father(Kyle, (414)295-8330) calmed her down and wanted to speak with me. I told the officer that the girl was 20 and I never asked for nudes. He said that it is my responsibility to check for proper ID and since I texted the girl after she sent nudes, that counts. He advised me to speak with the father and agree upon a number for me to pay them monthly for rehab for the daughter. I agreed to speak to the father. At this point, the phone call ended, and I started searching for information on the web, and I found this website. I have ignored all texts from the father, who has since told me he will now escalate things with Lieutenant Lawson.

The profile is lilcameron974, which I reported but is still active.
I have filed an IC3 report as well.
I would appreciate if some of y'all could confirm that this sounds like a scam, because I'm still pretty rattled by it
#416260 by Terminator5 Sun Aug 30, 2020 11:02 pm
Same scam . It has all the essential elements of the previous scams. Thank you for posting to Scamwarners . Your post will help warn other potential victims of this Blackmail / Sextortion Scam .

Ignore their empty threats . All 3 of those numbers are Google Voice or Skype non fixed VoIP numbers . Not cell phone or landline numbers . Do follow through with your IC3 report.

And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them. But all things that are exposed are made manifest by the light, for whatever makes manifest is light.

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