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Name: Alan Armstrong
Address: 6 HOPE CRESENT GOVERNMENT RESERVATION AREA BENIN CITY EDO STATE, NIGERIA
PH: UK 44-703-5902-664
NIGERIA PH: 2347034623334
Other Comments: I know I had submitted my scammer two days ago and wasn't sure but I AM SURE now my scammer is using the name of ALAN ARMSTRONG all the information given to me adds up to the profile of a NIGERIAN SCAMMER.
I met 'Alan' through Match.com received a very nice short email with the photos of a handsome warm hearted looking man on June 8 2008. I felt hook and sinker for it. I was innocent and naive about these dating/romance scammers. I am very SAD and heartbroken about it. This is what his profile showed:
'A relationship starts with a step forward, Are you ready to step Forward?'
45 year old man
Greater Manchester, UK
1 daughter (later introduced with photos as KELLY)
Occupation: Petroleum Engineer
Oil and gas Industries
He gave me a telephone number in the UK 44-703-5902-664.
When I called him one day after he said I should feel free to call anytime, weird things happened. got disconnected, somehow the voice on the telephone was not as I Imagined the voice of the sweet face man would be, deep voice with a slight french accent, at first he would not really speak as clearly, his voice sounded even more attractive to me.
We immediately at his request got on YAHOO IM and our romance took off rather quickly between our conversations on IM and a number of emails with beautiful loving words, the greatest romance ever........I FELT completely FOR IT.
For almost two months now, our fervent love was going so well.......with plans of meeting each other in my country......after he returns from a project/job in NIGER-DELTA. AFRICA.
ALL was going great for me...-so I thought -.....until while in Nigeria his daughter had an accident falling off a stair case..........'and the most horrible thing is that I do not have enough money to pay the hospital bill'.
POOR me ....so in love sent him money to pay off the bill.. his undying love for me continues.......... We have continued to be in touch and for the last two weeks at least he encountered a new problem paying the VAT taxes (Value Added Taxes) for his pay check, before he can return to the UK and needs me to help him with US$10,000.00 !!!! for his salary payment of US$500,000 - sent me a 'copy' of the pay out order.
With a name like ALAN ARMSTRONG fron the UK I believed everything he said and because of this I've given him a number of my photos, my real addresses, he knows I am real and my profession is for real.!!!
My suspicions grew to my alarm after I started checking the poetic romantic phrases he wrote me on YIM and in his email messages........and to my dismay I found the majority of them in websites like LOVINGYOU.COM, MERE MORTALS, ROMANCESCAM.COM verbatim almost every word, with the exception of the first two emails, where he shows more spelling mistakes, the rest of the messages are all great copy paste jobs. Almost nothing he has said to me came from him directly!!
His writings are not original the smooth talker is good at copy / pasting.
I am unto him, now........but MY GOD how much it hurts me to realize my KNIGHT IN SHINING ARMOR IS NOTHING but a smooth operator scammer, in NIGERIA........probably from NIGERIA.
Below i share his last email, after I am stalling on sending him the US$10,000 asking him to send me a recent photo of him and his daugher together as proof of life and confirm his ID so I can go ahead and send him the money.........
My queen ....
Thanks for your mail, i have really miss talking to you this morning,......I know that neither one of us had in mind that we would meet someone on the Internet and fall in love but it has happened. And for that, I have no regrets. In fact, it is one of the best things that has ever happened to me in years. For this, and what has happened to us and between us I have you to thank.
For the past months, you have brought so much joy to me that words can never explain... you have brought so much life back into a lifeless body and we have not even met face to face. I know and realize what it is to LOVE again and to feel loved.
I never thought it would last this long, but it has. This is a clear indication that we have so much in common and we are building on something that is real. I hope we get the chance to see this thing through,....honey as you said in your mail you beleive in me,.. i beleive in you too all we need here is trust and good faith not proves and daught.....honey you mean the world to me i have vowed to God that i want to spend the rest of my life loving you everyday
There have been hard times, bad times and good times, but with that comes lonely times. We have reached new and higher grounds with what we have shared in the past months, and I would do it all over again with you if I had to. I have no regrets.
I am sending you this to let you know that I have been sent an angel to be with me, and you are that angel.
Please understand that we have so much to give to each other and I look forward to that day. I believe it is closer now than ever before. It is just that there may be a few more obstacles that we need to clear up, and I think you know what I am talking about. Besides that, we can and I know we will survive,...please honey if you love me like you said you will help me without daught....i am here to join my faith with your's honey....please dont let me down nobody else in this world know how we truely feel for each other
I do love you
His original first email:
How are you doing today, i hope you are having a nice day.I am Alan Armstrong i am from United Kingdom and i am a petroleum engineer,i just joined the site in search of love then i saw your profile which really captivated my attention, I like to get to understand who you are what you want our of life and a relationship, I believe from what i read in your profile.Your best feature is your heart, I saw so much light in you that I was drawn to mail you. You are so lighthearted and your smile so full of joy, i know that love can not bring understanding but understanding can bring about love, i believe there is a lot we need to learn from each orther, they say a bird at hand is better than thousand in the sky, i will love to know what you want as a person, right from the first time i saw you i knew there is a connection between us you can contact be with my personal email account as i do not come on this site offen alanarms1//AT//yahoo/./com. I hope to hear from you soon
I have more email messages, and saved YIM conversations.........HAS ANYONE SEEN THIS PHOTO BEFORE........DOES ANYONE KNOW THIS GUY?
PLEASE CORRECT ME IF I AM WRONG!!
I suggested to him to seek help at the BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER but he says they cannot help because he is there on a consultant basis, the bristish ambassador is on leave..........he also given me a telephone number in NIGERIA where I have spoken to him a couple of times...........HE HAS A SEXY DEEP VOICE WITH A SLIGHT FRENCH ACCENT.
Today we are still in touch through YIM and I still have received more loving messages, but now his main focus of conversation is my supporting him with paying this TAX.
There is no doubt ALAN scammed me of $1,100 plus western union charges. paid in NIGERIA with Francs, approximately 453,000 + francs.
As soon as he arrived in AFRICA he was on YIM and gave me this phone number in NIGERIA 2347034623334
ADDRESS IN NGA: 6 HOPE CRESENT GOVERNMENT RESERVATION AREA BENIN CITY EDO STATE.
BANK ADDRESS: SKYE BANK # 2 FORESTRY ROAD BENIN CITY
Loosing the money HURTS but what HURST more is the emotional disappointment of falling in love with someone who is NOT REAL and will never be part of my real world. He doesn't know how much I know now about his scam. I need to stop all communication but I need to do it SAFELY as he has my information.
It helps to keep in mind that the photos of this man are in all likelihood stolen with the real owner not even aware of this!! But that the man behind YIM and the sexy voice is a NIGERIAN posing as someone else.
It is difficult for me to share this BUT I want to help someone else AVOID being the victim of this SCUMBAG SCAMMER FROM NIGERIA.
The first 2 photos were in his MATCH.COM PROFILE. He gave me the 3rd PHOTO. The last Photo is the one he is using now on YAHOO IM. I have examined the photo closely and it is the photo of the same person.
YOUR COMMENTS WILL BE ENCOURAGING AND APPRECIATED.
Painfully aware of a scammer........but fighting back the SCUMBAGS...
here is another one, if anyone recognizes this photo, he is a scammer, dont believe anything he tells you, he is just like all the others talked about here.....yet another one, i have run across so many of these scammers, thank goodness I ran across this site here so I can warn all you ladies about all of these.......this one goes by Michell Johnson, handsome he is, also one of them.
Goddess Athena from United States
here is another one, if anyone recognizes this photo, he is a scammer, dont believe anything he tells you, he is just like all the others talked about here.....this one goes by the name of Philip Max
Miss Marple from United States
When you post material to this site as pictures on scammers online,please post emailaddress,full name ,where you have met the scammer and also if the person has asked for money ,i do not have any doubts that behind these photos are scammers.
but to avoid innocent people to be exposed like this proof of scam is good to have here.
All kind regards //Miss Marple//
anonymous from United States
I just received an email from someone with whom I have been corresponding for several weeks. He said he found my profile on OKCupid.com and simply had to contact me. His background: Sgt. Sean Wells, from Maryland, a widower with a 3 year old daughter. HE said he was based in Afghanistan, then a week later said the US Army had transferred his unit to Nigeria to combat the Boku Haram. He sent me pictures of himself and his daughter. Only two; he never offered more.
He originally said his daughter, Michelle, was living with his mother. The following week he said he had no family. When asked, he said he meant that Michelle was staying with his former mother-in-law.
As I am an English teacher, I wondered from the first about his English & typing skills. The more I questioned him, the more I wondered...ESPECIALLY when he told me he had been in the army 28 years...and was 43 years old. How does one join the US ARMY at age 15? The kicker came with an early morning email consisting of this section from Nicholas Sparks novel:
I miss you, my darling, as I always do. I can almost feel you beside me as I write this letter, and I can smell the scent of wildflowers that always reminds me of you.. At night when I am alone, I call for you, and whenever my ache seems to be the greatest, you still seem to find a way to return to me.
Last night, in my dreams, I saw you on the pier. The wind was blowing through your hair, and your eyes held the fading sunlight. I was speechless as I watched you leaning against the rail. You are beautiful, I thought as I saw you, a vision that I could never find in anyone else. I slowly began to walk toward you, and when you finally turned to me, I noticed that others had been watching you as well. 'Do you know her?' they asked me in jealous whispers, and as you smiled at me I simply answered with the truth, 'Better than I know myself.'
I stop when I reach you and I take you in my arms. I long for this moment more than any other. It is what I live for, and when you return my embrace, I give myself over to this moment, at peace once again. I raise my hand and gently touch your cheek and you tilt your head and close your eyes. My hands are hard and your skin is soft, and I wonder for a moment if you'll pull back, but of course, you don't. I know that this is the moment I have been waiting for, and I pray that the moment never ends.
Miss Marple from United States
Thanks, you were observant on this scammers attempt in trying to scam you and did not fall for it,please post this scammers emailaddress and the photo the scammer is using ,not the photo on the child as the site policy forbids posting minors on this site.
It appears that Love and Seek.com is a very hot spot. I have been very popular with the scammers. My first encounter was with a gentleman that claimed to be from Denver, Co. We talked for several days maybe a week, then he was awarded a contract in Cambodia, his 21 year old daughter Judy went with him. Oh, they were not there more than 24 hours until she contacted me. Calling me mom and said that Steven had been hurt by muggers trying to protect her. They had broken his leg and the hospital would not operate or give him any medications until they paid for the the surgery $3,500.00. All their money and credit cards were stolen. She tried for a couple of days to get money from me. I told her I didn't have it to go to the embassy and report the stolen credit cards and have the companies to Federal Express them to her at the Embassy.
#2 Captain Mark Haggard Stationed in Iraq. I will post pictures later he used a lot of the letters from the cut and paste until I found them by searching for them by phrases. Not before he got money out of me. He claimed that he had a son there in with a Friend. He ask to go to his son and leave Iraq early and was granted the request (his tale) The next thing I know he tells me he is in Accra Ghana with his Friend Mohammed Sanusi and his son. That his friend had been keeping his son since he had no family. More to follow.
Your Alan Armstrong is on facebook. Hid name on there i Jackky Williams. This guy also has a daughter named Kelly. She supposedly live in South Africa.
[hidden] from United States
I am trying to get in touch with the woman that reported Alan Armstrong from UK. I know who that is. I met him as Blavich Wayne, same phone number, same story even with the daughter Kelly. get in touch with me here