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Name: Charles Edward Crain


Email: heavenonearth0505@yahoo.com


Address:
10 Dorado Crescent
Maryland 23401
Lagos
Nigeria or

1333 Olive Avenue, Apartment 65
Vista, CA 92083-4762





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I met this man on Singlesnet.com dating site. He said he was a widower with a 14 year old son called John. He claimed to be a civil engineer doing construction work in Lagos, Nigeria. Weeks into our chatting he said the Nigerians had just arrived at his work site and claimed they were from the tax office. They got money from him and he needed money so he asked if I could send him money via western union. I was suspicious but he was so smooth talking, wants to marry me etc etc. I gave in and sent him money via a Lagos Bank. I have the receipt. He said he would come to meet me after receiving the money and pay me back, but to date, there has not been a single email or phone message from him. I have been scammed big time. I am now trying to get the USA embassy to help me find him using the Lagos bank. Some information on this person would be very helpful. Jay


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2008-10-12, 01:06:05   (updated: )
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2008-10-12, 01:06:05   (updated: )
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2008-12-02, 00:41:45
anonymous from Australia  
After scamming US$15,000 off me and after sending me fall travel details of meeting me, this scammer by the name of Charles Edward Crain, sent an email asking for another $7,000 saying Customs Office in Nigeria wanted more tax from him.
I then asked if he is scammer and he admitted eventually. After receiving the money from me he signed up on Singlesnet again and contacted another would-be victim, using the exact same introduction he used on me. This time he used the email address: purelonelyhear@yahoo.com. I caught up with him and posted his emails on the scammer site.

'From: Charles Crain [mailto:heavenonearth0505@yahoo.com]
Sent: Friday, 7 November 2008 9:53 PM
To:
Subject: Re: Your Travel Details

Honey how are you doing today,I don't know how you will feel about this....But anyhow you feel kindly take it cool and don't think otherwise.I need your help once more.I am
out of fund again and i really need you to help me out as soon as possible.I should have told you this before now but i never thought i could be out of fund again.....I need $7000. honey kindly help me out......I will give you all this money together.I have spent all the money with me on the importation of the materials and the material are already at the
port authority.I was ask to pay 74,500 us dollar to the Nigerian custom,I have gathered all i could and i still need $7000 us dollar to complete the money.Please help me out
my love.I know you can do this.I believe in you and i have faith in us as a couple.Honey i am going to pay back all this loan you gave me as soon as i get to Australia,The Nigerian government will pay me the sum of $150,000 US dollars as soon as the materials get to the proposed site.So you don't have to be worried about money when i get to Australia,I will cover all our expenses and make sure i pay back all your travel expenses the last one and the present one.Honey i am counting on you now....You are my last hope.Travel details will be email to you by the travel details will be email to you by the end of today.Please get back to me as soon as you can.I love you so much.

Yours one and only
Charles'


THE EMAIL BELOW CAME AFTER I TOLD HIM HE WAS SCAMMER. THE PHOTO BELOW IS THE ONE HE USED ON SINGLESNET.


'From: Charles Crain [mailto:heavenonearth0505@yahoo.com]
Sent: Friday, 14 November 2008 10:50 PM
To:
Subject: Please have mercy


'Hello J,

How are you doing today,I know i have hurt you so much and i really felt so sorry about everything.I am very sorry and i hope you can find it in your heart to forgive me.I did not do this deliberately,and i want you to know that i don't really have that kind of heart too.....I was forced to it due to my present situation.I gave you fake name and address....Your friend is very right about everything.The money i took from you was used for my brother surgery.He has been hospitalized for the past 4 months and we have sold all we have to raise money for the surgery,But we are not able to raise the amount of money they ask us to pay.So a friend of mine introduce me to this on-line Internet stuff.....I know you can't believe me any more but please have mercy and pity on me.My brother is now in India for the surgery.I live in Ghana...My real name is Kufor.I am just sending you this message to plead and beg you to give me some time to work and pay back your money.I just have to save my brother's life....And if that is the last i will do before i will be jailed....I will thank God and pray for forgiveness......Just please give me two months i will pay back your money.I beg you.My brother is still on the sick bed in India....I can't go there to see him cos i have no money on me...I am looking forward to see him again.I only talk with him since he as been fly out of Ghana to India for the surgery.Madam please have mercy on me.My parents are very old and we are the only two children they have.I had to stop schooling so that my brother can go to school and have a good work so that he can take care of our parent and myself.He is a final year student....He study mechanical engineering...and he is our only hope.I have worked all my life to make sure he go to school and graduated from the higher institution.Please have mercy on me...I beg you.I will pay back your money please.May God be with you and Bless you and your son.Please have mercy on me and my family for the love of God.I am a christian and i have been praying for forgiveness ever since cos i can't sleep.My conscience will not let me sleep but i don't know how to come out straight to you.Please have mercy on me and my family.I did not do this deliberately.It was due to the situation i found my self in.please believe me for the sake of God.I know is hard for you to believe me but i swear with the blood of Jesus Christ on the cross of Calvary,I am telling you the truth.Please have mercy on me.You will forever be an angel to me cos i will never forget you.You save my brothers life and i will forever be grateful.Please for give me.

Kufor is my name not Charles...I am so sorry about everything.'



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2008-12-02, 20:32:33
anonymous from Australia  
AFTER I SPEND TIME LOOKING TROUGHT ALL THESE ALARTS, LOOKS LIKE THEY ALL COME FROM 1 PERSON, DOESN'T MATTER WHAT NAME THEY ARE, LIKE THE CHARLES EDWARD, I FEEL IS SAME AS ALAN, SO THIS WEB SITE SHOULD GET ALL INFORMATION ACCORDING TO ADDRESS, OR TELPHONE NUMBER, or PHOTOS, SO MAKE US EASYER TO FIND OUT THE THRUTH.
LOOKS LIKE ALL PEOPLE IN NIGERIA ARE SCAMMERS AND THEY ARE FROM THE SAME CLASS.

I meet a guy on RSVP at 23/10/08, his rsvp name is 'megadating', he tell me his name is Alex Jones, 46,
and he said he is living in Melb, we chat on line, he is in oil and gas industry... and he have to go oversea trips 6 TIMES A YEAR.. WHICH I DOUBTS NOW, DID HE EVER COME TO AUSTRALIA????
he was in Kent, England for 1 week, then he go to Dubai 1 week... then on the last day of Dubai 12/11, he suddenly find out he have to go to Negeria for a small work.
(we have been chating everyday, morning and night, he was so sweet, positive, kind heart online.)
then when he landed in Negeria, he lost his luggage and said his account had been frauded, so he canceled his cc... then he finished his work and he was waiting for his luggage to come back, but when he pick up his luggage on the 17/11, he had an accident, he was driving and run down a little girl so all his things had been seized by police, and paid bail to get out of jail to call me for help, he have to pay US$3000 for the girl's medical and get his passport and lugage back, ask my help, I was creasy about what had happened there, so I transferred the US$3000 to him on the same day 19/11. then he went to police and police took him to hospital... he had been asked for another US$4500.00 to finish all this issue to get his luggage out... I transfered another US$3000 to him on 20/11, and he have to organize the other $1500 from his friend. which he did asked his client from Mylasia to help, so we waited for 1 week, the money arrived, he transfer US$50000.00 to the bank of Nigeria didn't tell me, he said he want to give me a suprise when he back, but the fund had been holded by 'National Drug Law Enforcement Agency'... they ask him to pay $9000 for 2 certificate to dispatch the fund, so he come to me again, ask for help... it really nightmarie, I just thinking am I had been involved into a scam?
I hope he is innocent and all the things was true, but could u please help investigate more information about him.
his name is: Alex Jones
live in Melb: 16 Queens Rd, Melb VIC, 3000

Western Union adress: 12 Awolowo Way, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria

and his number in UK was: 447031962716, since he go to Negeria this number hard to get through.
and his number is Nigeria is: 2348077879420.
many thanks,
Cathy

HERE IS a PHOTO I GOT FOR ALEX JONES.



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2008-12-03, 00:14:20
anonymous from White Plains, United States  
What e-mail address was Alex Jones using?
2008-12-03, 00:30:12
anonymous from Australia  
ALEX WAS USING alexjayboy@yahoo.com
and alexjayboy@live.com
This image was also posted here:
Dating scammer Alan Armstrong



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2008-12-03, 23:09:57
anonymous from Australia  
The man called Charles Edward Crain failed to get me to 'western union' $15,000 to him as I insisted on a bank account. He then emailed the bank details below which is a Chinese bank. I wired the funds to that account and boy he must have been standing right at the counter waiting for it. But notice the funds were to a company which must have then paid the money to him over the counter - (my hard earned cash).
I still have the receipt to the TT sent from Australia.

Surely with information such as a proper bank account details, the IC3 or FBI must be able to track this man down by finding out who exactly was paid the TT that came from Australia on that huge pay day for the scum bag. (Africa will continue to have humanity problems because it accommodates this rubbish. God will not bless Africa.) I once thought I would go and work in Africa as a volunteer and build an orphanage for HIV/AIDS victims, but I am not going to do that now because of this scam. Africa has had my money. That will do!

From: Charles Crain [mailto:heavenonearth0505@yahoo.com]
Sent: Saturday, 30 August 2008 5:18 PM
To: Subject: ACCOUNT DETAILS

HONEY BELOW IS THE BANK DETAILS,I GAVE YOU THIS ACCOUNT DETAILS BECAUSE THEY HAVE A BRANCH HERE IN NIGERIA.I OPEN THE ACCOUNT WHEN I WAS IN CHINA FOR A 3 MONTHS CONTRACT THERE.LOVE KINDLY EMAIL ME THE TRANSFER CONFIRMATION RECEIPT AS SOON AS THE MONEY IS BEEN TRANSFERED IN MY ACCOUNT.

CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK,
ZHENJIANG BRANCH
ADDRESS:288 TIYU CHANG ROAD,HANG ZHOU,CHINA
SWIFT CODE:PCBCCNBJZJX
ACCOUNT NUMBER:33014035500220500178
BENEFICIARY:YUEMEI GROUP CO.LTD


2008-12-04, 00:34:50   (updated: 2008-12-04, 00:44:31)
anonymous  
This is a REAL company.... But Hangzhou is in Zhejiang NOT Zhenjiang as they have told you.
Zhejiang is a Province whereas Zhenjiang is a city in Neighbouring Jiangsu Province

Company: Zhejiang Yuemei Group Co., Ltd.
Address: Xinguang Village, Jiyang St., Zhuji, Shaoxing, Zhejiang, China
Zip Code: 311800
Liaison: Xu Zhiming
Job Title: Chairman of the Board
Telephone: +86-575-87186958 +86-575-87585708

Shaoxing is about one hour from Hangzhou
2008-12-04, 01:06:14
anonymous from Australia  
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I totally agree with you Jay, I hate them from my bone now, what ever he say I wouldn't believe anymore. He took my last savings and still want me to borrow money to send to him, and he knows I lost job now... really put me in this dizaster situation...
I hope they all get punished with AIDS and other disases.. why save africans, why help them, they don't know what is good what is bad, what they should appriciate, they are not human beings...
2008-12-04, 07:13:09
anonymous from Papua New Guinea  
Hi Chairman of Board of Yuemei Group Company Limited.
You have posted your numbers on the site. Do you wish for me to call?
If yes, when (your time) would be a good time to call as I am keen to find out if Yuemei ( I see it is a kind of a supply company) is part of that scam.


Africans if you want respect and help pls get rid of this crap. There is no such thing as free lunch and the Chinese bank manager at whichever bank I wired funds to should know that - the SOB. I want to find these scum bags and pour buckets of dog pooh on them. They don't deserve to live.
Can we publish a colour magazine about these low life lazy SOBs? I think I might produce a movie using the email correspondence from this so called Charles Edward Crain or Kufor with a US sounding voice from Lagos, Nigeria.
2008-12-05, 18:49:48
anonymous from San Mateo, United States  
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@Papua
I provided the info on Yue mei Group . NOT the bank manager.
The local bank manager quite likely cannot speak English.
(you could also have found the same info by using Google search)
2010-03-03, 04:47:40
anonymous from Shanghai, China  
Hello everybody: Im very close to this town if It will be my pleasure If I can help, it doesn't matter if it was 1 year ago, I hate this kind of scammers.
Go ahead to contact me Karina (I live in china but not chinese) Rgds. businessjulio@yahoo.com.ar
2010-03-04, 16:00:45
Miss Marple from Sweden  
Charles Edward Crain

purelonelyheart@yahoo.com, heavenonearth@yahoo.com,
heavenonearth0505@yahoo.com


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