Other Comments: This individual first contacted me on the dating site BBWPersonals as a romantic interest. He said he was part African from Ghana but his mother was English from the UK and that is where he was raised. He now lived and worked in the US (San Diego) as a computer engineer of sorts but wanted to branch out on his own selling solar energy products. At first it was all about how he loved me and wanted to marry me and would I send him some money so he could pay for a plane tick to come and visit me. I told him I was in no financial situation to help anyone that I had my own money problems. I said I felt he was coming on to strong and that the relationship would not work unless he backed off a bit. Things cooled down for a time but we talked on line and on the phone from time to time. One day he mentioned that he was ready to start his solar energy business. Selling and installing solar energy water heaters. He was aware that this was some thing that interested me very much and of the fact that I was looking for a way to make some extra money to get out of dept. He and his partner would be based in the UK and were looking for representatives in different countries to act as liaisons between them and the clients and would I be interested in becoming a part of there company (Diskcom technologies). At first I could start off slow. contact the clients find out there needs, receive there payments, cash there checks take my 10% of the earnings and forward the rest of the money to the company. I asked many questions and he answered them all adequately. I debated for a month or so then finally agreed to join. Soon after A 'client' (Tom Philips) contacted me from (First Security Financial Services). We talked several times on the phone and finally arranged for him to send me a 25'000$ check for a large order of solar water heaters. Not long after I received the check with an official looking letter with names and phone numbers and Email addresses of contact peoples on his staff to call for more detail and if I had any problems caching the check. I had not set up a separate bank account yet for company transactions. David was suppose to come to Canada and do that with me the next month. They made it sound very urgent for this transaction to be made so they could have funds to move ahead with the business so I agreed to pass the check this one time though my own personal account. I deposited the check and waited for the bank to tell me the funds were available. A few days later the Tom Philips called me asking when he would be receiving his merchandises I told him I was still waiting for the bank to release the funds. He insisted that it was urgent and would I verify with the bank when this would be. I check on line and then went to the bank to verify. They said the funds were available and I could do my transfers. I enquired several times about the verification of the check in question and was assured that the fund had been released. I deducted my 10% and made the transfers of the rest of the money to the bank account # that was sent to me by Tom Philips (this bank was in Tokyo). David called me that same day from Nigeria asking if I would wire him 2000$ of the money I had received to pay lawyer fees for a new contract and he would repay me the money when he got back to the UK. when asked about his partner and why he could not get the money from him he said he could not reach him at the moment and that it was urgent to get this deal done by the end of the day. I sent the money by Western union. A few days later the manager of the bank contacted me for a meeting to inform me that the check was a fraud and that I would be responsible to repay the money in full. I contacted David by phone and he insisted that he was unaware of all that had happened and he was devastated. He had been cheated by his partner and would see what he could do to recoup the money he even talked to the bank manager. He insisted that he loved me and would do all he could to make things right if I would give him a chance. Nothing has come of it. This was last year in February 2006. I have cut all ties with David and I am still in negotiations with the Ombudsman of banks to try and solve the dilemma of who is responsible for assuming the cost of the fraud. If they do not rule in my favour I will be responsible to pay back the full sum of 24'850$ to the bank which I can't afford and will most likely have to declare bankruptcy. I have made a complaint with the RCMP and have a open file with them but nothing has been done onthere end to solve this case. They have told me there is nothing they can do to help. That I should cut all contact with this indivisual and to keep them up to date on any other developpements.
I have only read a bit of the above. It says he is part African from ghana. Looking at the picture he is lily white. what part is African. Im sure you could have seen by the picture this guy is not of mixed origin. wake up and stop being so stupid next time. I guy has a very milky choclate look when he is of mixed race.
This David Markson, also has scammed a friend of mine, and isn't done yet. Many of her friends and family have tried to advise her this man isn't legit, he is an African scammer, yet she won't take any advice. She has sent her income tax refund well over $3000 and has some retirement monies coming her way very soon. This is a very sad situation and hope she can get this man away from her. She is going to have to be the one to do it, drop having any conversation with Daid Markson, he is a 'true con artist'!
Are you being scammed and this is your first visit here?