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And that's where matchmaker Jessica Dreyer steps in.When Wiesbaden native Jessica Dreyer started working at the US Army Europe headquarters in her hometown, she noticed an interesting phenomenon.We have been communicating online for the past year.
He is on Google , Linked In and Facebook, where as recently as last week a Kentucky woman named Lois had posted a note: “Hi baby just calling to see what you was doing.” Literally hundreds of dating profiles and social media accounts are illustrated with photographs of the same handsome, salt-and-pepper-haired military man. He’s a high-profile example of the military romance scheme, where West Africa-based scammers scour Pentagon Web sites, Facebook pages and other social media accounts to harvest photographs of troops.
It was just such a picture that a reader of mine I’m calling Dede responded to when she saw it on in August. Using the images — and, often, real biographical information — they create fictitious profiles and prey on women. Although these cases do not involve CID — military personnel are not the scammers or the victims — Grey has taken it upon himself to spread the word. “I don’t want people to think a fellow service person is scamming them out of money.” The scammers typically work in teams and have different ways to extract their filthy lucre.
Joining the military is a choice; by serving his country, you know he has strong ideals and is willing to fight for them. The rigorous training he is committed to is part of his daily routine, and you get to reap the benefits of his occupation's strict physical and dietary habits. This means lots of emails, chats, phone conversations, and snail mail. Since he is often in unfamiliar environments, you know that he can take care of himself. The military is all about structure, order and rules. A uniform represents discipline, strength, courage, and fellowship—all traits that make for great partners.
The possibility of epic literary confessions of love is immense. He is trained to survive hostile circumstances and protect his fellow soldiers, so he knows what it takes to work as a team. If he can survive taking commands from his superiors, you know that he won't mind too much when you ask him to help you with the dishes every once in a while—or when you start ordering him around in the bedroom.6. Due to the discipline practiced in the barracks, you can count on him to pick up after himself and keep his personal affects in order. We are often attracted to men in uniform because of the message it sends to us: this is a person in a position of authority who can provide us with safety and whose job is to protect us from the dangers of the world.
Vicki, I’m writing you to find out if I am being scammed by this man who I met on Facebook.