Victims think they’re just helping out their soulmate, never realizing they’re aiding and abetting a crime. I just want them to burn in hell for all they have done to us and leave us alone.
Here are some warning signs that an online love interest might be a fake. According to the text I got last night Fred said we have till Friday to sent the 0 to the lawyer or we both die.
Flight attendants know the value of economy when packing a suitcase. Flight attendants are trained to be efficient, punctual, and organized—admirable qualities in a dating partner, especially if you’ve dated irresponsible, unreliable people in the past. Dinner conversation with a flight attendant is unlikely to be boring.
They have an endless supply of interesting stories to tell. Flight attendants may already know that the grass isn’t necessarily greener on the other side of the country (or world), because they’ve been there. Flight attendants wouldn’t last long on their job without strong people skills.
After they form a “relationship,” they come up with reasons to ask their love interest to set up a new bank account.
The scammers transfer stolen money into the new account, and then tell their victims to wire the money out of the country.
Victims can be highly traumatized by this and are often very embarrassed and ashamed when they learn they have become a victim of a scam and that the romance was a farce.
He or she is unlikely to be the wet blanket at a party—or in a relationship. If you’ve always wanted to see the world, a flight attendant will make an excellent travel buddy and tour guide. If you do travel together, there is no need to worry about lugging around a mountain of their luggage.
There is usually the promise that the fictitious character will one day join the victim in the victim's country.
The scam usually ends when the victim realizes they are being scammed or stops sending money.
Work emails were also used for Mate1 and other dating sites.
Marriott tells that it was difficult to assess how many of the leaked passwords would have also worked on their associated corporate accounts as Digital Shadows does not have access to companies' internal systems and many of the passwords were encrypted.