I have been getting chatted up by a guy called Wilfred Joe, who claims to work on oil rigs and has a young son called Wilson.
He asked if I would send him money for leave from the rigs.
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I was scammed by a guy calling himself Peter Kaua Sullivan, my fiance.
I have pics of him too and gave them and all his info he gave me, to my son (who is a police officer) to research him. Chris gave me all fake info including a fake SS #, birthdate, telephone #, fake parents name and all. Also felt heartbroken because I felt that he really was sincere and being honest.
Then he has the nerve to call me annoting cause I call him on everything. Then things just didn't start adding up right, and when I would question it, I rarely got an answer.
I met him on and he scammed me all my savings over 2 years period from Western Union, Moneygram, Walmart to Walmart, ITunes cards. He tried to make me feel guilty because I couldnt send the money. He had a European accent and told me he was from Sofia, Bulgaria.
Just as you all said he was stuck abroad, his son had cancer and he owed taxes to Istanbul, Turkish government for job done there. We spoke for a long time and he told me he was on a ship heading to Australia for business in shipping.