They will take any photo they come across that depicts a Military member, they are also taking photos of our Fallen Warriors as well.
The scams are becoming more and more complicated as time goes by.
For a civilian that is not subjected to the military a lot, and do not understand how it operates, they take the word of these douches.
It is always some sort of story to make the victim feel pity for the fraudster.
They mainly target women that have no Military affiliation, or have never been around the Military, this way they know the women won’t pick up on their lies as fast.
First, no one can sign for a Military personnel to go on leave except the Chain of Command.
If they are coming home from overseas on emergency leave, from a Combat Zone, as a lot of the scammer’s are saying, they would not have to pay to come home.
Even in an emergency, the Soldiers family must contact the Red Cross and the Red Cross must contact the Soldiers unit for anything other that regular R&R!
Here are a few tips to help you avoid scams, and some basic tips for protecting your identity as provided by one of our fans educated in this area: And as always, if you’re not sure, ask questions!
We will be glad to answer any questions you may have it helps avoid you being taken advantage of by these scam artists!
There is no such thing as a dumb question, ask, ask, ask!!!
We get ten to twenty emails per day asking if a profile is really a Soldier, and 99% of the time it is a scammer.