After they form a “relationship,” they come up with reasons to ask their love interest to set up a new bank account.The scammers transfer stolen money into the new account, and then tell their victims to wire the money out of the country.Usually, these scammers develop fake contacts, using easily obtained pictures from real U. This scam has become so popular; there are now online support groups to aid victims in dealing with the emotional and monetary losses incurred with their experience.Not only does this hurt the victim, but it damages the reputation of the United States Military member. Even so, a military member legitimately looking for Mr. Right on the internet, is now up for a lot of investigation into, "Are You Real?
Criminal Investigation Command, known as CID, continues to receive hundreds of reports from people worldwide of various scams involving persons pretending to be U. Soldiers serving in Afghanistan or elsewhere, according to CID special agents.pictures most frequently used by African scammers in military scams ALL PICTURES ARE STOLEN FROM INNOCENT THIRD PARTIES.