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Last week I got contacted via my profile on a dating web site. The person had a temporary profile only with no picture posted and sent me a one-liner including her yahoo address and she asked me to add her on the yahoo messenger.

I was bored so I fulfilled her request.

Her profile had said she was from Illinois, USA. I live in California. Once we chat on Y! messenger, she says she just left Madrid/ Spain and is in West Africa now.

Supposedly she works for a diamond company which is owned by her step dad. She lives with her daughter since her husband (or kids father, I do not recall) left her after the kid was born. Here are her photos - I am not quite sure that they are really HER photos:


She also tells me that she is on bad terms with her step dad since he asked her for sex. (If that's her real photos, I might ask her for sex also.)
During the chat she was kind of evasive, did not answer my questions but instead asked me questions herself. After about 30 minutes she said she'd have to leave West Africa soon and wants to come to the Bay Area (which is why she had written me) and whether she could stay at my place for a week or two until she had gotten herself a place.

She wanted to see photos of my house (I mailed her two).

During the following week we briefly chatted maybe 3 times. No deep conversation, this woman does not spell well, and obviously does half a dozen chats parallel.

I asked her to visit a web site that I host so that I could trap her IP number. It was 196.3.62.4

I used two different tools (web sites) to identify the location she was coming from. Most web sites reported this IP as in London, UK. One web site located it as CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI.

Note:
If you ever want to do this kind of check, grab the IP number from email headers and use a web site like www.ip2location.com on it. You need to make your email program or web client display all headers, to see the 'Originating IP'. Yahoo's email client offers this. I do not know about AOL or hotmail.


She claims to be on AOL (which I found strange, does AOL offer service in West Africa?)

Yesterday she started talking how her step-dad does not send the money he is supposed to send. A kind of allowance instead of a paycheck. Don't ask me for an explanation of this concept.

I did not like to hear her talk about bills that she cannot pay. I'm kind of allergic to this talk when I know a person from 60 minutes of chatting only :-)

Anyway, today she asked me directly to Western Union her the money, $750. As I am posting this, I am still chatting with her. A copy of today's chat is below.

(myself): hello?
Joy Johnson: i was unable to get u the number cos the phone network was bad
Joy Johnson: i was thinking of geting my self a foone
(myself): is it worth it when you're leaving soon?
Joy Johnson: No...thats the problem
(myself): can you do me a favor? Click on this?
 http://www.ptiemann.com/
(myself): and then, what's the prob - you cannot leave?
Joy Johnson: i dont understand this whole thing
(myself): what thing?
Joy Johnson: what u talking about]
Joy Johnson: the webpage
(myself): oh
Joy Johnson: or what?
(myself): i didn't meant that you actually read it 
(myself): i just wanted to see if it loads properly now

(myself): sorry
Joy Johnson: ok
(myself): are you home?
(myself): i mean.. in the hotel
Joy Johnson: hotel
Joy Johnson: yeah.i just wsanted to know if u will be sending me some cash
(myself): how?
Joy Johnson: western union ....u know any western union around u
(myself): and which w.u. are you at?
(myself): do i need a city/ office number?
Joy Johnson: No u dont i will give u the whole infou need
Joy Johnson: you can send the money in the hotels managers name
(myself): well, what's the hotel's name then? and/or the manager's name
(myself): sorry for the huge font
Joy Johnson: Receivers Name:Mercy Gray
Address:12 hotel road.
City/state:lagos
Country:Nigeria
Zipcode/city code:23401
Amount:$750
Western union security question and answer:
Qfavourite colour
Aink
Joy Johnson: Receivers Name:Mercy Gray
Address:12 hotel road.
City/state:lagos
Country:Nigeria
Zipcode/city code:23401
Amount:$750
Western union security question and answer:

Qfavourite colour
A: Pink
Joy Johnson: thats the ifo
(myself): ok
Joy Johnson: info
Joy Johnson: do u know western union agent location
(myself): here in my area?
(myself): not from the top of my head
Joy Johnson: yes.do u
(myself): i need to look
Joy Johnson: u can give me your address i will find one for u
(myself): don't worry
(myself): i can find it
Joy Johnson: how will u do that
(myself): google
(myself): so how do i know you are really joy johnson
and not just someone making up things?
Joy Johnson: Babe can u just trust me and u see me once i get

to the bay area cos i will foward u my flight info
(myself): how much $ do you need anyway?
Joy Johnson: :$750
(myself): what is the company's name that you work for?
Joy Johnson: i told u yesterday united gemstones.........u dont 
need it to send it ok
Joy Johnson: babe trust me
(myself): oh right, i could not find anything on the web 
about 'united gemstones' either, but they are in Lagos, maybe that helps
Joy Johnson: dont worry just to western union agent location
Joy Johnson: ok
Joy Johnson: what cirt are u in the bay area
(myself): capitola
Joy Johnson: ok.hold
Joy Johnson: is this ur zip code 95010 
Joy Johnson: ???
BUZZ!!!
Joy Johnson: joyee201: is this ur zip code 95010 
joyee201: ???
Joy Johnson: are u there???
(myself): yes
(myself): 95010
Joy Johnson: ok
Joy Johnson: 1475 41ST AVENUE   
Joy Johnson: do u know this address
(myself): Sorry Joy, I just don't believe that you are in 
Lagos, Nigeria. I think you're in London, England
Joy Johnson: peter u r so funny
(myself): and yes, that Western Union on 41st Avenue is only 
a few minutes from me.. what's funny?
Joy Johnson: cos u said i am in england....maybe next year i should 
go to london
Joy Johnson: u mean u have that location close to u
Joy Johnson: ????
(myself): yes, that western union.. maybe a quarter 
mile from my house
(myself): i know it
Joy Johnson: babe i think it will be better u send the money
now because of the time difference
(myself): no way.. you need to give me some reason to believe 
you.. I mean.. I WANT to believe you.. but there's evidence that you
 are not in Nigeria, sorry
(myself): give me one reason that shows me you're  really over 
there and not in the UK or somewhere in the USA
Joy Johnson: the one reason is that am going to pick
 the money up myself
(myself): i need to know a bit more about you
Joy Johnson: u did already......dont be silly peter....dont tell
 me u dont know the first thing about me
Joy Johnson: 
(myself): not really that much.. you've got a daughter, work
 for united gemstones, stepfather is your boss (right?), doesn't 
send you money (allowance instead of paycheck - strange concept),
 you recently came from Barcelona/ Spain to Lagos/ Nigeria
(myself): did i forget anything?
Joy Johnson: No.....what else peter....cant u just trust me for
 .... i will never disappoint u
(myself): why do you stay in Lagos if you don't get paid anyway?
Joy Johnson: i dont stay here,am heree temporary cos my step dad wants
me there......its not want i want,i just have to
Joy Johnson: peter
Joy Johnson: If I ever saw an angel, it was in your eyes
(myself): hm, that's a nice one
(myself): did my eyes reflect and you saw yourself?
(myself): 
(myself): i've got an idea
(myself): is the 750 for the hotel?
Joy Johnson: eah
Joy Johnson: yeah
Joy Johnson: Jede Minute, die ich mit Ihnen aufwende, ist wie Sein im 
Himmel und das Schauen in den Augen eines Engels
Joy Johnson: u know thats the truth
(myself): i could make a credit card payment to that hotel to 
cover your bill
Joy Johnson: no....u cant...cos the whole of 750 is not for the hotel
Joy Johnson: ok....u just have to rush to western union....ok
Joy Johnson: do u have he info writen down
Joy Johnson: ??????
(myself): i cannot leave right now
(myself): i'm waiting for someone
(myself): it's 6:15pm
(myself): they're probably closed already anyway
Joy Johnson: no they close for 7pm....u can just rush ok....peter 
do this for me now
Joy Johnson: ok.....i can get everything cleared tomorrow morning
Joy Johnson: it will only take 7mins or less for western union to 
send the money
(myself): my friend is on the way right now
Joy Johnson: it dosent matter.since u r not going to take more than 
10mins in western union...he can just wait for u
Joy Johnson: PLEASE
Joy Johnson: RITE AID #5966
1475 41ST AVENUE   
CAPITOLA, CA 95010
Tuesday 8:00am - 9:00pm 
Joy Johnson: u can just rush down and you wont take much time
Joy Johnson: PLEASE
(myself): I know the place, I go there twice a week.. 
(myself): why not a credit card payment?
Joy Johnson: it cant be sent
Joy Johnson: just go ok...for me peter
(myself): what is the $ for if not for the hotel?
Joy Johnson: for the hotel bill ,transportation cost.....
and medical checkup because of the weather here
Joy Johnson: ok.babe just try and go huh
(myself): nah, i don't feel as if i could quite trust 
you yet
Joy Johnson: matbe u will trust me and more about me,as
 soon as i get to the state
Joy Johnson: and peter if u say u dont trust me yet i understand
......but u just have to consider my situation and me myself i
 promise never to let u down
Joy Johnson: Promise
BUZZ!!!
Joy Johnson: are u there???
(myself): yes
(myself): phone
(myself): look
Joy Johnson: look what???
(myself): according to my info you're either in
 Cape Missouri or London
(myself): and you give me absolutely no reason why
 i should believe that you're in lagos

(myself): not even a hotel's name
(myself): or a phone #
Joy Johnson: ay hotels.....manager s # (+234)8053601940
Joy Johnson: +234 country phone  code
Joy Johnson: what about this
Joy Johnson: ???
BUZZ!!!
(myself): yeah?
Joy Johnson: didu get it
(myself): the number is busy
(myself): which room are you in?
Joy Johnson: busy...maybe its the network
Joy Johnson: executive room 1
Joy Johnson: ok
Joy Johnson: did u call d # again
(myself): that number is in Lagos?
Joy Johnson: yeah
(myself): area code is 805 ?
(myself): because i thought Lagos is area code 1
(myself): sweety, you need to improve
Joy Johnson: for landlines i think
Joy Johnson: 01 is for the land lines....the number i 
gave u is a mobile # peter
Joy Johnson: thats why u need the +234 b4 dailing 8053601940
Joy Johnson: ok
BUZZ!!!
Joy Johnson: peter can u tell me whats on your mind
Joy Johnson: cos........its like u dont even want
 to take me for my words
BUZZ!!!
Joy Johnson: Why?
BUZZ!!!
(myself): sorry
Joy Johnson: u not answering me
(myself): my friend was at the door
(myself): joy i need to go now
(myself): i cannot call that number again, my friend and i are going out
Joy Johnson: ok
(myself): i'll try in a few hours when i'm back
Joy Johnson: ok
(myself): see, i need to verify that what you tell me
 is true.. ideally also that you are really that hot chick in 
those photos, but that's probably impossible to prove
Joy Johnson: lol......why not
(myself): hm, can you mail another photo of yourself?
Joy Johnson: believe me or noy ,its joy in the pic
(myself): well, are YOU Joy then?
Joy Johnson: i will............will u send on ur way back
(myself): bye-bye
Joy Johnson: bye-bye

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2013-08-13, 15:50:09
anonymous from United Kingdom  

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2013-08-13, 22:41:39
anonymous from United States  
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Hello well I Scammed by Eric Morgan no he left me oweing the credit union bank $10,000.00 this happen back in Jan, 12-13 2013 this is the man that came on here saying his wife died he wasn't ever married nor did he have a son seven years old said his girlfriend did him wrong and the last woman he dated took him for everything he had which wasn't nothing Eric Morgan LIED ' said he own his own business in Oil and Gas. Another big Lie. I turned him in to the EFCC Police in Nigeria and I wrote what he had done to me with every pictures I Had of him. The only Job he has is SCAMING woman.No nothing happen to me because I am the Victim he is the one who block the bank so they could couldn't come back on him. Everything I once felt for him is gone with the help of Jehovah God. Never again will I be so blind to fall for man that does nothing but scam us woman. Eric said he will alwy's love me forever.Tha's not good enough for me. I want a man I can see in person to feel him in person. because to be honest I don't know who he was as for the pictures im not sure about them as well. the Police said the pictures wasn't ev with all kinds of names. his.No more I let my heart open to him I ment him on facebook. The handsomeness is what caught my eyes on him. So please all you women out there be careful of this man whom calles him self Eric Morgan. He is on 75 different sites Thank You.
2013-08-16, 21:38:14
ionscammers from United States  
model annie from focushawaii.com and i have met this picture on so many dating sites. She always ends up in ghana , nigeria or london england and needing money . it sounds like the going rate is 750 to get here. THEY MUST FLY CARGO IN ORDER FOR A CHEAP RATE LIKE THAT
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2013-08-17, 11:54:20
anonymous from United Kingdom  
Who is this bitch


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2013-08-17, 15:26:23
~Bax! from United States  
This is another stolen pic of the lovely little scammer scape-goat named Ann Angel.

Ann Angel | Bio | Biography HistoryReal Name:Anna AngelKnown As:Ann AngelPlace of Birth:WarsawBorn / Date of Birth:June 9, 1985Age / Zodiac Sign:28, GeminiOccupation Category:Model

Extras at GlanceBorn:June 9, 1985 ( age 28 )Sign:GeminiReal Name:Anna AngelKnown / Aliases:Anna Angel, Ann Angel, Annabelle Angel,Born Place / Hometown:WarsawRaised:WarsawCountry: PolandNationality: PolishGender:FemaleEthnicity:CaucasianHair Length:LongHair Color:BrownEye Color:BlueSkin Color:WhiteHeight:5' 6' ( 66 inches) / 168 cmWeight:124 lbs / 56 kgMeasurements:34C-24-34 [ Bust (Cup Size) / Waist / Hips ]

Her photos have been used extencively by scammers and any connection by
internet romance chat, particularlt to West Africa is a definate scam.
Please be kind enough to post a complete report of your contact here.


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2013-08-19, 14:13:01
anonymous from United Kingdom  
2013-08-19, 14:14:59
anonymous from United Kingdom  

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2013-08-19, 17:37:28
anonymous from United Kingdom  
Rodasmith56@yahoo.com anyone know this person
2013-08-27, 04:43:00
mrazzi50@Gmail.com from United States  
ALERT SAYS THAT HE HAS DUAL CITIZEN SHIP
IN CONSTRUCTION LIVE IN NY
' MILLS THOMPSON' , cURRENTLY IN NIGERIA
BUILDING A BRIDGE AND ROADS
AND A LOVELY ROMANTIC AND HE IS TRULY A POET
TALKED ABOUT EVERYTHING AND A FUTURE TOGETHER
SAID HE WOULD BE BACK IN THE STATE'S IN ABOUT 3 weeks
EVERY DAY HAS BEEN LIKE HEAVEN AND I AM NO CHILD
ALL HIS PICTURE OF HIM LOOK FAIR SKIN
HAS HEAVY NIGERIAN ACCENT???
Told me that HE HAD BOUGHT ME A RING
AND THAT HE IS COMING RIGHT TO PA AND MARRY ME
TEXTING AND TALKING ABOUT 3/ 5 hours of a day
________________________________
And of course I HAVE RECEIVED THE PHONY SCAMMERS BEFORE AND ESPECIALLY ON AOL MAIL AND LAUGHED
BUT HE HAS TAKEN THE SCAM/ evil TO A WHOLE DIFFERENT STORY,
TODAY, HE WROTE ME CRYING THAT THE CONSTRUCTION SITE WAS DESTROYED,
AND HE EVER SO QUICKLY STATED THAT HE NEEDED MY ASSISTANT TO HELP HIM AND SEND ANY MONEY FOR HIM TO RENT THE EQUIPMENT FOR HIS JOBS TO FINISH UP AND HE WOULD PRAY FOR EVERYTHING AS SOON AS HE WAS HOME
I DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY HE WOULD EVEN CONSIDER ASKING ME FOR MONEY LIKE THAT. TIMES I DON'T HAVE THE MONEY FOR A PHONE CARD, FOR GAS IN MY CAR, AND MY PHONE WAS OFF FOR SEVERAL DAYS DUE TO NON PAYMENT
TODAY I THOUGHT ABOUT TAKING MY USELESS LIFE
I FEEL IN LOVE WITH HIM AND I HAD HOPED FOR A VERY SMALL CHANCE THAT WE CAN BE TOGETHER FOREVER AND I AM SO HURT MY HEART IS BROKEN AND I FEEL VERY BAD
HE CONTINUES TO ELUDE THE TRUTHS ABOUT HIS BIG LIE
HE STILL SAYS THAT IAM LOVED NOT TO WORRY MRAZZI50@GMAIL.COM PHILLY Pennsylvania'
2013-08-27, 04:47:27
anonymous from United States  
Mills Thompson Nigeria building a bridge and roads
Speaking w African accent
Says NY resident
Dual citizenship
Ireland and the United states
Poetry and promised to marry me and adopt MY son

Mrazzi50@Gmail.com
Mrazzi50@Gmail.com


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2013-08-27, 04:54:29
anonymous from United States  
Mills Thompson
Construction of bridges in Nigeria
Marriage proposal
Lovely and talented poetry
Nigerian accent
Ask me to rent the truck's and equipment for the site
To finish the site
Equipment ruin ed d
Spoiled


HEART broken
Suicide thoughts

Mrazzi50@Gmail.com
Mrazzi50@Gmail.com

HE said that he is MILLS THOMPSON


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2013-08-27, 06:03:21
anonymous from United States  
Bridge construction site of Nigeria
MILLS THOMPSON CURRENTLY in Nigeria?
Both NY and international phone number for Nigeria
Talk to him for weeks
Broken heart
****
SCAM : hysterical and unbelievable
That I have been asked to help with the rental
Of equipment for building a bridge the equipment is said to be spoiled'and
I am supposed to help him RENT a construction site worth of equipment for him to finish the contract
I'm so very hysterical
I'm broken
HURT
Talk to him for weeks now and for hours every day
Marriage proposal
Soul mate
I'm very broken down by the fact I'm smarter than to have gotten
Hurt, I wanted to believe that he was in love with me
And I am very very depressed and thinking of taking my life for
I'm not EVER going to be happy like that again
He knew that I have no money for the things that HE said
He knows that I can't even RENT a car for my self?? I certain that he is insane
MILLS THOMPSON CURRENTLY in Nigeria construction of a bridge
Mrazzi50@Gmail.com, and MaggieRazzi/Facebook
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2013-08-27, 16:16:59
anonymous from United States  
Nigeria building bridges construction site
Out of'NY'. And he calls himself
MILLS THOMPSON
CURRENTLY in Nigeria construction of a bridge
Talk for days
TAlking about marriage and
Engagement ring
Took me by surprise.
I'm broken hearted and
He is the devil and heart less
Mrazzi50@Gmail.com Mrazzi50@Gmail.com Mrazzi50@Gmail.com
MaggieRazzi\Facebook
2013-08-27, 16:18:30
anonymous from United States  
Nigeria building bridges construction site
Out of'NY'. And he calls himself
MILLS THOMPSON
CURRENTLY in Nigeria construction of a bridge
Talk for days
TAlking about marriage and
Engagement ring
Took me by surprise.
I'm broken hearted and
He is the devil and heart less
Mrazzi50@Gmail.com Mrazzi50@Gmail.com Mrazzi50@Gmail.com
MaggieRazzi\Facebook


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2013-08-30, 15:46:57
anonymous from Brazil  
PINGUINS
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