First, he will go to Nebraska to visit his family and then he will come and see me in Kentucky. Their travel arrangements are made and paid for by the government. Claiming to be deployed for three years is a play for your pity. These people know you and they are not blinded by love.I’m supposed to pay ,500 in fees to his unit so they can release him, and he will give me the money when he comes home and goes to his bank, Wells Fargo. Sincerely, Please Tell Me I Am Not Being Scammed ***** Each of these letters has a clue that shows the correspondent is a military romance scammer, not an actual service member. They know if someone asks you for money, it is a scam. If you think this person you are talking to online isn’t for real, you are probably right.My family is very upset with me because they think I’m crazy for sending money to someone I have never met. Trust yourself and stop communicating now before he asks you for money. One woman wrote me and said she had given more than ,000 to a man who is supposedly a service member.I think I’m in love and helping a man who is serving our country. Afterward, she was a victim of bank fraud and her home was vandalized.I hadn’t heard from him for over three weeks, and I was so worried. Lots of military members do use dating sites to meet people in their community. They pay bills online, buy items from websites and even arrange for car loans. Service members do not have to pay for internet connections, food or travel expenses etc. Even if a service member misses a connecting flight, the military takes care of this. Liars love to claim they are in Delta Force, Army Rangers, Navy Seals or Special Ops. Military members can be sent on an unaccompanied tour for a year or two.Two days ago, he called me and said he needs money so he can come home. But you should know that bad guys use dating sites, too. If this “service member” swears he loves you and wants to marry you before he has even met you, beware. Report him to the website and stop communicating with him. Just because someone you met online gives you a name, rank, duty station or even military ID card, that doesn’t mean that this is a real person. If they ask you for money -- even a loan, this is a scam. During a year-long deployment, service members may be sent home for R&R. Commanding officers in the United States military do not call girlfriends, fiancées or family members asking for money. If someone you met online claims to be stranded in an airport, do not send them money. If these individuals really were in special ops, they would never tell you -- never. Deployments in the past have lasted up to fifteen months. If your family and friends think this is a scam, it is.
If you don’t want to read the rest of this article, there is one surefire way to know if your soldier is fake: If a soldier you’re “dating” online asks you for money for ANY reason, it’s a scam. What he really means is she’s going to be his next victim. He is in a special operations unit and therefore cannot share any information with you.One minute, he is in Afghanistan and the next minute he is in Africa.I have to send him money from time to time so that he can stay in constant communication with me, but that’s OK because I understand that he cannot have access to his money because he is constantly on the go. Military members can access their money from overseas. And he is the one who just happened to find her while he was looking around and decided she’s going to be his future wife. Nine times out of ten, they “met” their soldier on a social networking site, such as Facebook, or an online dating site.