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"Okay, so this one was different?"

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So many twists and turns on this on.  You may need a scorecard.  Okay, let me try to explain this one.
I went on Plenty of Fish (POF) and saw this guy on there who I knew was a scammer from the past, twice.  (I couldn't find all my photos from previous conversation. Damn!!)
Anyway, so I sent a flirt and the conversation went from there.  Of course it moved to Hangout like they always do.  And this is long.  You may need to go the bathroom before you start reading.  Now let me give the cliff notes so hopefully you can follow along.
Okay, so Cal is the dad.  He supposedly lives in Arnold but travels.  His son is Ryan and lives with Cal's mom in Germany.  Cal fell in love with me right away and of course so did I (LOL).  He wants me to be Ryan's new mum.  Of course I said yes.  He has Ryan contact me through hangouts.  Ryan and I chat.  I want to buy Ryan a gift.  He wants a new laptop.  So I offer to send the money.  Ryan's Grandma gives him account info from a friend so I …

My St. Patrick's Day Poem

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Romance scams' cost online daters $143M in 2018, federal data show

Click on the link below for a great article sent to me by Ask Win Podcast.  Wow!

Romance scams' cost online daters $143M in 2018, federal data show

This is why I do this blog.
NEVER SEND MONEY TO SOMEONE YOU DON'T KNOW!!!


My podcast interview with Ask Win

I am so excited, I was contacted by Win Charles's assistant to be interviewed on the Ask Win podcast. I was thrilled.  It was yesterday.  Below is a link to the to podcast.
One thing they asked for was a bio.  I wrote it but didn't write it correctly.  I wrote it using "I".  They changed all the I's to my name so grammatical it's wrong.  I was never asked for bio before but now I know.  LOL!!
Here is the link.  It's about 30 minutes long.

https://simplecast.com/s/39fb4a99



Below is the link to all her podcasts.  Be sure to check some of them out.

iTunes link to listen to the show is below (highly recommended)

Ask Win by Win Charles:   https://itun.es/us/X1Oo_.c

INTERNET ROMANCE SCAMS INFO FROM HOMELAND SECURITY

Got this great info from a co worker at work.  Wanted to share it with you.  Great info!!

READ IT!

NEER SEND MONEY TO SOMEONE YOU DON'T KNOW!!



National Cyber Awareness System:

Internet Romance Scams

Original release date: February 12, 2019

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an article addressing a rise in reports of internet romance scams. In this type of fraud, cyber criminals gain the confidence of their victims and trick them into sending money. Use caution when online dating, and never send money or gifts to someone you have not met in person.

The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), part of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), encourages users to review FTC’s article on Romance Scams and NCCIC’s tip on Staying Safe on Social Networking Sites. If you think you have been a target of a romance scam, file a report with

the online dating site,
the Federal Trade Commission, and
the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Int…

INTERNET ROMANCE SCAMS INFO FROM HOMELAND SECURITY

My coworker at work sent this info to me so I wanted to share it with all of you.  Very good stuff.  Read it!!

REMEMBER!!  NEVER SEND MONEY TO SOMEONE YOU DON'T KNOW!!