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Name: Shanks Mogan


Email: shanksmogan@yahoo.com


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Claiming to be from UK, IP checked, He is from Nigeria. Contacted me 2 months ago. Claiming to have a daughter 25 years old who is a student at Cembridge and he has no money to pay for her now because he just left for the contract of his life in Nigeria but the company Coca Cola will pay him after 3 months. I sent him 500 US $ and now the started talking how much he still needs to pay for his daughter's education and medical treatment. She is loving in Liverpool and not working and has no bank account so the money were supposed to be sent to him in Nigeria.
He Writes all love letters and constantly asking for my trust. Promised to marry me in the 2nd week.
I am sure that he is not real now and will want to tell the other ladies about him.


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2012-10-12, 01:41:54
anonymous  
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I have recently been duped by a scam artist who claims to be a US citizen working as an engineer in Nigeria. All seemed so nice. He was sweet and caring and still is. I began to get suspicious when he asked for money. He claimed he needed to obtain a copy of a certain certificate from the US in order to obtain the contract with Petronas. I was leery but he sounded so sincere and in need. I wanted to help. Well all in all I sent him 0ver $1000 for the certificate and for lawyer fees to close the job deal. How could I be so foolish?
> He soon promised to come back to the US to see me and when he didn't he then promised to send me a ticket to visit him once he got paid and his check cleared. That was just over 2 weeks ago. When the tickets never materialized he asked if I would pay for my own ticket and that he would reimburse me when I got there. He claimed that his check from the company hadn't cleared yet. He said he would pay me for the ticket and all I had lent him plus interest....the catch was that he wanted me to wire HIM the money so that the agents from the 'company' could secure my safe passage to Nigeria. I told him that I could buy my own ticket directly. I refused to send any more money. He said we had to follow the company protocol or it could not be done. Obviously it wasn't. I finally wizened up (thank God) and began to research dating scams. I now feel so foolish. He is still contacting me and now says that his 'company' needs me to open a bank account
through Statefarm so that 'they' can return what I have loaned him. He claims now to not have access to the huge paycheck he was so willing to share with me once I supposedly got there. I know this is just another way for him to con me. I won't be doing it. I am so hurt right now. I trusted him and he took advantage of that trust. I sincerely thought I was helping my soulmate and now I know my money is gone and that he is not even real. I hope my story helps someone else from falling for his trap. He has a profile on facebook and Netlog.
2012-11-07, 03:02:03
anonymous  
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He says he wants me to open up an e trade account so he can put money into it for us to save up for our house?? Any money he puts in and takes out I would be responsible for any losses, and I can be tossed in jail. What he wants me to do is called money laundering and that is a federal offense or felony and I can be arrested.
He is a thief and one big scammer.
2012-11-08, 11:46:05
Miss Marple from United States  
RE:2012-11-07, 03:02:03

yes there are scam victims that have got involved in money laundry with out realizing they have been caught into criminal activities also and are not aware what have happened until the police comes and knocks on the door...scammers wash their money to hide their criminal activities...just block this scammer !!
2012-12-09, 13:04:36
anonymous  
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This Mogan initally contacted me on a My Space account that I was using giving me what I now know is the song and dance that scammers like to give . He told me that he was an American working for Coca Cola in Nigeria with two kids and of course the story he gave me pulled on my heart strings and I naively sent through the course of our online relationship several thousands of dollars. I discovered about the Romance Scams much later and all the symptoms of a scammer fit him to a tee.
He had several yahoo email addresses which he would switch back and forth with, using yahoo IM, used the BTA excuse , etc. The names he used were Micheal Powell, Sand Powell, Micheal Williams. I questioned him and there was always an excuse for it.
2013-01-27, 19:01:53
anonymous  
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When I realized that I fell for the pictures and the real man in this pictures has no idea that I exist I wanted to find the real person in the photo and tell then how they were being used, but I (not so secretly) hoped that they would be just like the perfect, clever, funny, person that the scammer was pretending to be. How unlikely is that?

I had to realise, that I was in love with an image, flat, 2-dimensional facsimile of someone I do not know. And, more importantly, who does not know me. (thanks for the reality check, re. stalking).

I had to admit that I was drawn to the illusion of the perfect person by someone I do know know either, a criminal, who lured me in with a customized trap, laced with sufficient truths to make me doubt and ignore the alarm bells triggered by lies and inconsistencies.

I could not see the trap until I was in it, because I did not want to see it, and I did not want to believe how horrible and painful things were going to be if this was a trap after all.

I see the trap, and how it was constructed now, and that proves that the scammer did not know me as well as he thought he did, or that he is a clever as he thinks he is. Because I know what he is, and I can no longer be fooled by him. I just need to get to a point, where I stop fooling myself.
2013-01-27, 19:01:53
anonymous  
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When I realized that I fell for the pictures and the real man in this pictures has no idea that I exist I wanted to find the real person in the photo and tell then how they were being used, but I (not so secretly) hoped that they would be just like the perfect, clever, funny, person that the scammer was pretending to be. How unlikely is that?

I had to realise, that I was in love with an image, flat, 2-dimensional facsimile of someone I do not know. And, more importantly, who does not know me. (thanks for the reality check, re. stalking).

I had to admit that I was drawn to the illusion of the perfect person by someone I do know know either, a criminal, who lured me in with a customized trap, laced with sufficient truths to make me doubt and ignore the alarm bells triggered by lies and inconsistencies.

I could not see the trap until I was in it, because I did not want to see it, and I did not want to believe how horrible and painful things were going to be if this was a trap after all.

I see the trap, and how it was constructed now, and that proves that the scammer did not know me as well as he thought he did, or that he is a clever as he thinks he is. Because I know what he is, and I can no longer be fooled by him. I just need to get to a point, where I stop fooling myself.
2013-01-27, 19:06:17
anonymous  
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I wanted to find the real person in the photo and tell then how they were being used, but I (not so secretly) hoped that they would be just like the perfect, clever, funny, person that the scammer was pretending to be. How unlikely is that?
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> I had to realise, that I was in love with an image, flat, 2-dimensional facsimile of someone I do not know. And, more importantly, who does not know me. (thanks for the reality check, re. stalking).
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> I had to admit that I was drawn to the illusion of the perfect person by someone I do know know either, a criminal, who lured me in with a customized trap, laced with sufficient truths to make me doubt and ignore the alarm bells triggered by lies and inconsistencies.
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> I could not see the trap until I was in it, because I did not want to see it, and I did not want to believe how horrible and painful things were going to be if this was a trap after all.
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> I see the trap, and how it was constructed now, and that proves that the scammer did not know me as well as he thought he did, or that he is a clever as he thinks he is. Because I know what he is, and I can no longer be fooled by him. I just need to get to a point, where I stop fooling myself.
>
2013-01-27, 19:07:33
anonymous  
I dont think any of us were truley in love with the image and the words so much as we were all in love with the idea of being in love again. That somehow this bizarre story they were weaving was true. Some hold onto the illusion longer than others and do more harm to themselves. It isn't till you let go of the fantasy completely that you can start to heal. It sounds like you are well on your way. Keep up the good work, you will get there.
2013-01-28, 02:07:11
anonymous  
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Scammer Nick Mack aka Mark Nick Harri. Beware ! Smooth talker and smart conman


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2013-02-02, 05:02:05
anonymous  
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The scammer Shit MOGAN occupied 8 months of my life. He was kind, caring, and sweet. He paid attention to everything I said (although I guess that was probably so he would know how to better scam me). He had the sexiest voice known to man. But the minute I found out he was a scammer, I deleted him and blocked him with no explanation to him whatsoever. I didn't know how to block him on my phone so he called me a few times. He also got a new messenger name and tried to friend me there. I did accept his friend request but only long enough to tell him I knew he was a fraud and to stop calling me. Of course he asked if he could call me. I guess he figured my hearing his voice would suck me back in. I told him no...and proceeded to delete and block him again. He hasn't tried to call.

I lent him $30K but more than the financial loss is the emotional one. I missed the man I had fallen in love with. He told me he knew me better than anybody and he made me happier than anybody else and he was correct. But what has helped is to remind myself that the man I fell in love with was NOT the man behind the screen. I fell so easily for him because he made himself into the perfect man for me. He was just an illusion and not real. When I think of it that way...it makes it so much easier for me.

It's been about a month for me and it is hard but it gets better every day. I am looking forward to the day when he is totally out of my brain.


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2013-02-02, 10:23:44
anonymous from United States  
I am sorry for what all of you have been through with this scammer. But reading about how he contacted you later to make amends helps me. I too was involved with a scammer but I cut off all contact. I will be prepared if he contacts me again in the future thanks to your sharing of your experiences. He still won't get a cent out of me! Thank you!
2013-02-13, 08:14:59   (updated: 2013-02-13, 08:17:57)
anonymous  
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I met the man with the name Shanks Mogan on Netlog. He claimed to be from England and will be traveling to Nigeria for a contract. As soon as he arrived he claimed that his credit cards are not working and he needed money for food, then he asked me to buy him some tools for work that costed me 3000$. Later we was robbed and needed money again. I told him about my hear problem and since then he keeps on using the same problem for himself and saying 'my heart is hurting me' There is nothing like this in the english language but he is using it which proves that he is not a native english speaker. He uses the chat slang which is another proof that he is a young 'shit' using the emotions of older ladies like me. I spent over 11000$ during the last 8 months and still waiting for him to either pay me back or come to visit me and to meet my children.
Today I found him on Facebook with the same name but living in US. He said that he studied somewhere in UK and there is written that he studied in Harvard.
For sure he did the artist school of Harvard. I am sure now that he is a scammer.
The link the facebook account is
https://www.facebook.com/shanks.mogan
Please ladies do watch for him, he is one big liar and very good at what he does 'ROMANCE SCAMMING WOMEN'. Watch when he says he is busy or will be right back he is rather reading the notes from previous conversations or scamming another victim like me or you.
Hope my story will be helpful to others
Best of luck
Maria
2013-02-16, 16:32:48
anonymous  
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Hey everyone. I made contact with one of SHANKS MOGANT THE SCAMMERS previous victims. I had sent her a private message on Facebook. I just got a response yesterday. THE SCAMMMER had used the SAME story on her. Fortunately for her, she only lost 8000.

Today, I feel better knowing the TRUTH. The truth is that I was involved with a criminal who used psychological manipulation on me in order to obtain money from me fraudulently. There I have said it!

I guess I needed to know the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. Now I can move on. I will put this criminal out of my heart and into my now straight thinking brain. Realize what a piece of crap he really was, and in acutality I would not want anyone that was remotely like him involved in MY life.

So, onward everyone....now getting my bankruptcy filed and my taxes taken care of....and life will go on...I am feeling so much better now. At least I have a plan....




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2013-02-24, 03:13:36
anonymous  
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I sent him 1000 on Christmas Eve. He was supposed to be flying out of Lagos on his way to Dallas, Texas. Well of course, ANOTHER DISASTER! His plane ticket had EXPIRED and he needed a brand new one for 3500, he did take into consideration that he had 1000 to work with.
I never sent another dime. He ultimately asked me to steal my Mother's jewelry and send him money for the ticket. I did not and would never DO THAT. So..about six weeks after that I told him I did it and was wiring the money, but I sent like a DEAR JOHN text with a fake MTCN# and the word needed to pick up the money was BANKRUPT...well he was pretty pissed off, but he called again and again...then I get this call (which was one that was looped from America back to Nigeria) saying I told you I would be home...but you did not believe me...now if you want to have me...send (BEN who was supposed to be his attorney friend) 500 for a release, so that, I can get all this money that is owed to me...well, that didn't happen. I blocked him from every place I thought I could.
2013-02-24, 03:36:54
anonymous  
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loads of people tried to tell me this one was a scammer. Did I listen??? Hell no! The day I sent him the Apple mac pro laptop, he also requested Ralph Lauren boxers. So here I am looking in the high end stores for $38 a piece of boxers. Then he wanted cookies. I sent 5 boxes of Oreos, Peppridge farm cookies only to find out later that it is illegal to send cookies to Nigeria. That package cost me $604. postage. Back then I could afford it but Not now. He ripped all my money and the worst is that he is still demanding. Can this be considered LOVE. If on loves you will he keeps on asking from you when you ended up having no money to pay the rent or the bills.
Block, delete and move on.
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