Here's a good way of finding out if you are now on the other side of the generation gap: Find a teenager and ask them to send you a text message, email or meet with them in a chat room.
If they seem to be using a language that you don't understand, you are firmly on the wrong side of the generation gap.
He said he grew up in Africa, his dad was a missionary and had a life savings that he needed help in retrieving.
I actually went as far as emailing the email address he gave me so I could see what would be said. I emailed back and said i didnt have the much only maybe a third of that.
Not everyone using online dating sites is looking for love. As if all that isn’t bad enough, romance scammers are now involving their victims in online bank fraud.
Scammers create fake online profiles using photos of other people — even stolen pictures of real military personnel. And they tug at your heartstrings with made-up stories about how they need money — for emergencies, hospital bills, or travel. Here’s how it works: The scammers set up dating profiles to meet potential victims.
Victims think they’re just helping out their soulmate, never realizing they’re aiding and abetting a crime.
Here are some warning signs that an online love interest might be a fake.
I then searched the internet and came to youtube, instagram and the picta to a man named Michael Rosenberger who looked very happily married with two adorable boys and lived in Arizona. His profile had alot of likes by foreign people in Ghana/Accra and so did the groups he was a member of. Just remember ladies, anytime a stranger says he loves you right off the bat and wants you to send him money YOU ARE BEING SCAMMED. A woman named Roseline Keith Johnson approached me on messenger. She told me she was in art sales and lived in Charlotte NC. Clement Fred Thomas, Orthopedic Surgeon working in Damascas, Syria.
He had told my sister and I that he was living in New York, mind you that was where Mr. One night, she informs me that she stands to inherit a lot of money and two houses left to her by her late father, a realtor. Watch out for these schemers looking for dupes to launder their ill gotten gains. Then called from the "Bush" requesting money, his credit card wouldn't work! # and was given to him by unit chief and didn't know what I'm talking about! I'm mad at myself, but grateful I haven't given him any money. He said he had a wife that died from cancer and his son is in boarding school in Kentucky (not in the UK).
The reason for this is young people have their own special vocabulary.
Nowhere is this more apparent than in the world of text speak or chat speak.
They ask you to: Did you know you can do an image search of your love interest’s photo in your favorite search engine?