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Name: SMITH ANDERSON
Other Comments: I met this guy in meetic.com. And from his profile he sounds good then we exchange emails, but finally I found he never ask my questions in his email and only copy some love letters to me every time. And finally He asked for my address and phone number.
And below is his emails to me:
I'm very glad to read from you, it will be my pleasure to meet you in person soon, I believe in every relationship there most be a starting point, which make us to know each other.... and it's really my desire to know you very well and we become best friends. My name is Smith Anderson 39yrs old. I'm from a family of four, I'm Marine Engineer and I work with Marine Company here in London, I will tell you more about me and my family as time comes, yeah i have been japan, Malaysia and Thailand I love traveling because I'd like to get to know something new every minute, every second. I'm always ready for new emotions and feelings. I like adventures and I think our life would be boring without them. Also I love music, reading, relaxing, and movies. I love to spend my free time with my friends. I feel my life is very interesting. I try to make it interesting. I think that it depends on us..... I'm really into trying to appreciate what it is that I have in life. I am the happiest man when I know that what I do is the right thing for me, from my heart. I enjoy being mentally and physically active, I love doing almost anything outside. I like to be in the fresh air. I love to laugh and see humor all around me. I am a happy and fun loving person but I would like to find that special person to be able to share and to have fun with. I'm warm, sensitive person who is always open to new ideas. I'm romantic and love sunsets and candle during dinners, but you can't fully appreciate them unless you have the right person to share them with. I'm looking for a tender and emotional woman. She should care about me and feelings. I'm ready to share my life with such woman... I'm ready to be a serious husband and love my wife. Our life is a zebra; it has dark moments and light moments. When you are on a dark side you are unhappy and give up and when you are on the light side of your life you want to live and never die, because life is so good for you. I want to find a woman like you who will be near me during all times, when I am on the dark side or light side, it doesn't matter, and she will be always besides me, the same with me. I will be always with her, we will support each other and never let each other be sad or unhappy. Please, take good care of yourself and your job, eat very well, don't stress yourself too much, always find time to rest and be happy all the time.
How was your day? I hope everything is well with you and your family. I'm very Excited to read from you. I want to tell you that this love dose not mater about your race, culture or religion. I hope with time we have to understanding each other, and i will plan to visit you in country for self introduction.
Dear, I was just thinking about us this morning and I decided to go on my computer to email you, in fact I really thought about lot of things concerning us and our previous conversation, before writing this email I really had a lot of things in my heart to tell you but it was quit unfortunate that when I got on my computer to write to you, I got lost of words and really don't know what to write or how to put my heart intention in write, but I will just try my best to explain.
I really don't know what has been going on with me since last night, I have been thinking so much about you all this while, all this may sound strange to you due to the fact that we have not met each other and we are just new to each other but I want to let you know that I really care about you,
I wish you can understand how I really feel right inside me, sometimes I use to think about the best way to let you know how I really feel about you, do you really know how it feels when something is right?, that is how I really feel about you, I feel that we are right and perfect for each other. I really hope that I could have the chance to make a way into your heart so as to let you know that I really care about you and to prove my love.
Love is a great gift and we cannot control it when it is real, I understand that it might seems to early to tell you all this but I have to let you know them, I really care about you and I am falling in love with you and this is true.
Please take good care of you and I hope we can talk again soon, Have a nice day.
I read your mail with joy thank you, What more can a man says to the woman who opened her heart to him, allowing him to feel the warmth of her love across the great distance that separates them? You truly have no idea what I feel for you. I try to put this feeling into words, but fail miserably. This feeling of being both scared and at peace, of having both butterflies and a sense of calm, is a feeling that I have only dreamed about. As the days continue to pass, my love for you continues to grow. I never thought I had the capacity to love anybody as much as I love you right now. Yet, my love for you continues to mature, growing beyond the realm of my heart. It seems that you have become the fiber of my soul, the very reason for my existence. I'm usually not the kind of person that would write a love letter, but I thought I’d do this for you because you are the most wonderful thing in my life right now. I know we're far apart but hey, like I said, distance means so little when you love someone so much. I need you to know I am with you through everything, the bad and the good. I've given you my heart and I hope that you won't break it. Keep it and give it some loving from time to time. Remember when I promised you that I'd never let you down, that I’d never treat you bad, that I would share your joy and pain? I will promise all those things over and over again. I promised I'd be coming over to meet with you soon.
I am every happy to read from you, I have a wonderful days because I take my time think more about you. Since day one we've shared something incredible, something that most people only dream of. I had been searching for you all of my life. You have made me the happiest I have ever been. You are sincere, caring, loving woman, and I wouldn't trade you for the world. I am so thankful and blessed that you loved me as much as I loved you, and that you made me your husband. We have not been met, and I have cherished every moment since the day we being started writing to each other. I love you more and more everyday. Thinking about our future fills me with anticipation and excitement. We make the perfect husband and wife team, and I cannot wait to make it happen so soon, and hopefully a baby boy one day. We are going to have an amazing life together raising a family. All of our dreams are coming true, baby! Our life together is already amazing, and together it will only get better and better. I will forever be grateful that you came into my life and made all my dreams come true. Together we're perfect, and I will enjoy enjoying spending the rest of my life with you. I love you more than words can say. Honey I had an emergency alert this week and I will be flying to Ireland My Company was awarded a contract by the Ireland government so I will be back in few weeks time. Last weekend I went for shopping with family members and i bought some presents (gift) for you i will send it to you today before travelling to Ireland. Note: give me your postal address and your contact phone number in your next reply, to enable me post it.
I am doing good hope you are doing the same. Secretly you have taken each broken piece of my heart from all those before you and put it together like a puzzle. Our troubled times were those of which my heart was not put completely together, but once the last piece was placed, that was when I realized I can't live without you.
You are a great woman and I just can't imagine a day without you. When you are not here I see you, I smell you, I feel you, I miss you!!!
I lay awake at night, sometimes, and I cry 'cause I miss you so much. I know that we can't change the past, and I know that we can't predict the future, but my heart does not lie ... I am so in love with you. I met you few weeks on the Internet, and since that time, I have grown to love you so deeply. I have heard it said that online romances don't last, but I disagree.. I know that what we are doing may be considered wrong by some, but I also know what I feel in my heart, and I know that it's real.
Give me your postal address and your contact phone number in your next reply, to enable me post them, because no need keeping it here since i have made the purchase no need keeping it.
I dont know why he asked for my post address but I am 100% sure he is a scammer!
I found this person with the name of David Lawson aka Henry David Lawson on a dating site called muslima.com. He scammed me for $ 1400. I sent the money trough Moneygram. He sent me the same copy of passport and also has the same picture and phone number with the one KLS has. I fell for his story and when I realized that I was being scammed, I could only be laughing at myself. I considered myself as a smart woman, but but it comes to something like this I am clueless. KLS, I applaud you of what you did by notifying the UK embassy and western union. I would have let it go myself. But I really want this guy to be caught. Please assist and if I could be of any assistance. Please let me know.
KLS from United States
Guess what everyone...David Lawson Contaced me today after several months of nothing...He is telling me he has my money that he is going to return to me + $200 for the stress. He said he found his Passport on Google and it said he was a sammer. I told him until I see my money in my hand I would not ask the administrator to remove his photo or passport, He did not repsond after that. Then I pulled up your page to find that someone else has been taken by Mr. Lawson. I am so sorry. He had asked me for more and that is all I had at the time or I would hae been out more money too, He is very convincing and is still playing his role with me up to the end. I told him I know his Passport if fake and that he is a scammer. He said that is absurd. I said no what is absurd is that I sent you money.
1)please contact money transfer bank like moneygram,then ask the place your scammer picked your money up.It is a clue to find his address.I guess he is a Nigerian scammer,lives in Nigeria.So please contact that transfer bank and ask the place.When you know the place he picked your money up,please contact the embassy(if he is a Nigerian ,contact Nigerian embassy in your hometown).
2)do you have money transfer receipt ?It is an important evidence. And his scammish letters also are important evidences to you.Please contact your local police,FBI with those evidences.Try to file a complaint to FBI etc.Without your action,you never take your money back to your hands.Without filing a complaint,you never catch him,FBI,police never arrest him.
Yes I do have the receipts of the Moneygram. Unfortunately I dont have his letters, but I do have a copy of passport and pictures. We communicate thru YM and ph. I confronted him on the phone that he was scamming me. Of course he denied it, he promised to return my money this week and hang up. What a scumbag! I will try to file a complaint but I really hesitate about doing this. I was just to let this behind me. What do I do?
I am glad I am not alone in this. But I wished that I would have found out sooner. And I found this website after a week from the day he promised that he would return my money. He told me he would borrow it for only a few hours. And the rest of the story was similar to what he told you, KLS. He said that his mom would pick it up in UK. And he also promised me that he would return my money before the end of this week. Well, we'll see. I dont think I would ever see the money. I sent something to his address in GA before this happened. He claimed he was in the hospital that's why he wasn't there to get his mail. It came back! It should have raised a red flag. I kept pushing him that he lied about his address. But he was so convincing. And he could finally convinced me to send money to 'his mom'. I really discouraged to follow up with the complaint or anything like that. Because I don't think I have time for it. KLS would you share how you file the complaints? I am afraid I would be disappointed again by not getting good responds. Thanks
wanwan from Japan
Hi ,how are you ?
I hope you were fine there in your home.
I know you are in confusion ,anguish and anger .
I want to support you so I asked contributors to help you.
They are nice guys in Delphi and have so deep knowledge on scam,criminals.
When they put messages on here,please listen to them.
And you can ask them about handling matters.
Please wait for them.
I haven't seen you on here for a long time.
How are you?
Please come on and support her.
(see you again )
Give me your nick name.
Because I can not recognize you from others.
A nick name like Obama girls,michael jackson5.5(?),etc.
Anon 2009-09-21, 21:58:52,
Sorry for what happened to you. Post whatever you still have. Moneygram MTCN, scammer email / YM addy, his phone N°. Contact MG to block future payment to the scammer. File a complaint with your local authorities, the city, and country where money was collected. Check if his passport is already here, and add updates http://www.delphifa..534.shtml
I am sure others will express our support for you, much better than my limited capabilities.
DOC from United States
Sorry, that you were scammed. Listen to OJAS and wanwan and please do not hesitate to file a complaint against this scumbag. Know that you are not alone and we are all here to support you and will try to answer any questions you may have. We are checking this thread often.
Hi guys, i'm meg prev. anon 9/21/09
I will gather all the things I have and post them on here. I feel so dumb, sad and angry. All mixed together. The pictures he posted on those dating websites may not be his real pictures too. Only god knows how he looks like. and he even gave me his address in GA and London, where he claimed his mom is staying( the money I sent was picked up by his mom). And again only god knows if it's his real addresses. Thanks so much with all your support. I will follow up soon.
I became a victim to of a male scammer.(HARVEY WALTER)he lived in California.He had a son of 7 years old,He told that he had cancer and needed money for an operation in Malaysia.I gave my phonenumber and next day i received a phonecall of the US,from a black men that was suppose his doctor.(Verkies Onyango Ottowa)i had to send to money by Western Union on his name.He kept sending requests and i chat with harvey every day, he promised if i would help him,he was going to marry me.These people are swindlers,internetcriminals,never send any money,they keep on lying.
Then he became very cruel because i was not sending any money.I was a bitch,i send an email back that he was a liar and a moneyabuser,then it stopped. This image was also posted here: Dating scammer SMITH ANDERSON
OJAS from United States
Scammers are hideous looking, when you see arrest records. Barring a few gold diggers, they spend a good deal of time on Identity Theft http://youtube.com/..ijGF9T325Y
Thank you for your message on here.
DOC,OJAS are great contributors on Delphi
so please listen to them.
By the way do you have his scam phone number?
Please post it on here.
I guess your scammer is a Nigerian.
And if he provides his scam phone number is +44 xxxxx,
be careful !! It is not an UK but a Nigeria scammish phone number.
Please see this info,
Most '419' scams using +44 70xx numbers involve emails that are sent from Nigeria and other West African countries, not from the UK! If you see a +44 70xx number in a 419 scam email it usually means you're dealing with criminals based in Nigeria.
UK phone numbers starting with '70' are 'Personal numbering' in the 'Find me anywhere' range. Charges for calls to these numbers are not distance-dependent. They can cost as much as UKL 0.50 (USD 0.90) per minute to call and can forward the call to virtually any phone number in the world. Forwarding numbers can be set up for free and completely anonymously via websites such as uknumbers.com.
In most cases when you call one of these numbers the phone that starts ringing will actually be a mobile phone somewhere in Nigeria, as the UK number has been programmed to auto-forward calls to another number. These +44 70xx numbers are used as a redirector service to obscure the fact that the person taking the call is not actually based in Europe. The UK number is used to lend credibility to the scam. Unfortunately the authorities in the UK do not seem to be taking action to shut down such phone numbers.
You can use the PhonePayPlus number checker to find out what phone company the number is assigned to and the phone and email contact of the company where you can report the criminal abuse of their numbers.
Meg,I am sorry you have got scammed.
And I want to tell you,
you are not wrong.
Scammers are '' WRONG ''.
Please ask about handling your matters.
If it is OK,
please post scammish forged passport on here.
Here's the info he gave me. name: david lawson. ph# +447045743468 (wanwan is right :(), address in GA:99 Bermuda dr, byron, GA 31008,his mom's address: Mariam Lawson,120 Marston Ave. Dagenham, London, UK RM 107. email address: email@example.com, skype:toocute4comfort. (yeah I guess those pictures he provided were too cute to be the pictures of this scumbag!). He gave me a few pictures. I thought it was unreal, because in those pictures he looks like someone who is a model, and he claimed that he's not a picture kind of person. I feel bad for the guy whose picture is stolen. But at least his heart and money weren't stolen LOL. But I talked to him often-that makes my phone bill skyrocketed!-that I think he is a white male with an Irish accent. I got scammed by the same guy who scammed KLS. He gave us all the same information. KLS has posted this passport copy before. I am afraid that he might find out about this website. Because I told him that I found his passport online by googling his name, and I asked him if he was scamming me. Of course after I sent him the money :( I am afraid he might do the same thing and find this. And after I accused him of being a scammer he never showed up on YM anymore but he promised to get me my money before the week runs out. I do think he lives in the US-maybe GA, one morning I called him in the background there were kids speaking english and he said kids are in the pool because it was summer break (it was almost the end of summer break). And it looks like he lives where they have the same time zone as where I live. But I think the address in GA is fake because I sent him something and it came back. He told me he wasn't home at that time. Yeah, I should have stopped dealing with him at that time. oh yeah, well, thanks again guys. I hope this info is useful.
It's MEG again,
I just found out that 99 bermuda dr in GA doesnt exist, it looks like. I'm mad that i did not find it sooner. I did google it before all these things happened but I didnt see the picture of this address on google. Now, I found the picture of the area that you can actually zoom in and by clicking the houses it tells you the number of the house or trailer. And it's not apt like he said. And it looks like that all those houses on that street has even numbers. That convinced me even more that he could be living in the U.S. or in that area because he knows that there's no 99 bermuda dr...Am I wrong? I dont know. I guess it's just my luck, that this happened to me.
DOC, I guess you know how I feel about this. OJAS, WAN WAN, thanks so much for support.