Information on romance scams and scammers.
#70770 by maltbabe Fri Oct 14, 2011 7:13 pm
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#70771 by John DeLaney Fri Oct 14, 2011 8:01 pm
Without the message it is hard to tell what the email is about, but the origin of it is wrote:Header Analysis Quick Report
Originating IP:
Originating ISP: Ghana Telecom
City: Accra
Country of Origin: Ghana
* For a complete report on this email header goto ipTRACKERonline

So the best guess is that it will be a scam.

John DeLaney
#70782 by Bubbles Fri Oct 14, 2011 10:12 pm
Hello maltbabe,

Please post up more information so others who might be in contact with this person will be able to know who or what they are dealing with.

I did some parsing of your post and see that the topic is "I Love You". If you have never met this person face to face, and only communicated through the internet, I agree with John. It certainly has the markings of a scam.

Please do post up more information.

Bubbles, former Scamwarners moderator.

Rest in Peace 24 June 2015.

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#129170 by free2bme11311 Mon Oct 15, 2012 12:49 am
I have also been communicating with a "Melvin Holms" with a different e-mail address. The e-mail that I have for him is [email protected]. We met through "tagged" dating site about 2 months ago and talk EVERY night on yahoo chat. I'm really confused because there is information that he seems legit. When I search the phone number that he uses to text and his name, I do get information connecting the name with where he is from. He has also used the webcam with me. I'm being cautious and trying to find out if this person is for real or a con man.
#129172 by Bubbles Mon Oct 15, 2012 1:08 am
Welcome to ScamWarners free2bme11311 . Please post up the headers and some of the email messages you have received from this person. We cannot really help you with what you posted. If you don't want the information on the open forum, send it to me or any other Moderator and we can do some checking for you.

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Bubbles, former Scamwarners moderator.

Rest in Peace 24 June 2015.

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#129188 by began steele Mon Oct 15, 2012 5:50 am
Knowing Tagged as I do it is more than likely to be a scam. If you can give us /me the Tagged name location age, even the URL from top line of your browser when you see the profile, we can do something about it and if it is a scammer profile render it almost impossible to operate. We also get useful info about further activities and can increase the warnings we can post.

We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm. ~~ George Orwell.
#129294 by maltbabe Tue Oct 16, 2012 11:10 am
Melvin Holms is a SCAM. These scammers perfect themselves as this is their job. I strongly suggest that you saty away from him. BLOCK him from your chat and make sure to keep copies of all his e-mails.

Hope this helps!

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