If this happens to you, please report it at ftc.gov/complaint — click on Scams and Rip-Offs, then select Romance Scams.Hi Nancy, I was talking to a guy name Powell Macaulay he was an engineer too he had a 8 year old daughter and a widower his wife die three years ago from breast cancer.
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second day there says his machine broke needs money. I did send him 2 I tunes cards because he said he needed them for his i Phone I have Android phone so I did n t know. Still thinking its not a scam bec i seem Him good guy and good looking too. " Contacted me through online dating site and also mentioned his daughter. I am contacting the guy on the pics that he sent me and let them know what is going on. Hi lucimill40, Can you describe what he looks like in the pictures he sent you? I have been talking to this guy I met also on an online dating site.
he professes his live daily and even has time set up to meet me. He too sent me “do you mind if we share photos through email” too. So many people have the same stories...including someone I know.