American soldiers scams on military dating sites
A few things things to look for in a military scam: 1.
The e-mails are written with improper verb conjugation, improper use of pronouns, improper noun/verb agreement and misspelled words.
Bottom line, NEVER send a deployed Soldier money or high-dollar value items, especially if it is to be sent to an address anywhere in Africa.
All deployed Soldiers have an APO, AE, or APO AP mailing address.
And a Soldier always has access to his/her money in one way or another.
Except, of course, if he spends all his money on the internet. With regards to family emergencies, all Soldiers and family members know to contact the American Red Cross if a deployed Soldier has a family emergency at home."These perpetrators, often from other countries, most notably from West African countries are good at what they do and quite familiar with American culture, but the claims about the Army and its regulations are ridiculous," said Grey. If you suspect or know you have been victimized by a fake soldier scammer, you can report the incident to the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3).All forms of financial fraud, which is exactly what these fake, "love for money" soldiers are trying to pull, can now be reported through the Stop website No branch of the U. military charges service members money for permission to take leave. Also See: Military Removes Online Personnel Locator Services Out of a concern for the safety and privacy of their servicemembers, all branches of the U. military have removed their web-based, online personnel locator services.It's free to register for and it can be a good place to do a little digging.Though if someone is using a common name, it can be more difficult - and if the scammers are using that, well, doesn't help much.