There are no programs through the military to send money to soldiers to bring them home, like many of these scams claim, so don't fall for it.
The Army says the people behind these sorts of scams don't usually live in the United States.
They ask you to: Did you know you can do an image search of your love interest’s photo in your favorite search engine?
“They pop up in the 20s per day, usually with Facebook,” Master Sgt. Some victims have a tough time accepting that they’ve been scammed.
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DENVER - If you're looking for love and find it online wearing a uniform, you might want to use caution."They're blinded by love and it takes some convincing sometimes to realize that they're being duped," Chris Grey of the U. She lost it to a man named "Wayne," whom she had met virtually on an internet dating site. The main warning is for everyone to be cautious online and never send money to anyone you've never met.
The Army has found hundreds of instances of people posing as military members online, asking for money and getting it, scamming victims out of more than million last year alone."There's probably not enough bullets to take care of the people that are doing it," Vietnam veteran and VFW leader Bruce Dolan said. They're a threat to us, our veterans, and our country."And it happened here in Colorado, in 2011, to Esther Ortiz Rodeghero."I ended up losing close to 0,000," she told 7NEWS back then. Turns out, "Wayne" disappeared with the money, never meeting Esther in real life.