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British flag High Commission of the United Kingdom in Kuala Lumpur

Address185 Jalan Ampang
50450 Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
Phonelocal: (03) 2170.2200
international: +60.3.2170.2200
Faxlocal: (03) 2170.2370
international: +60.3.2170.2370
Web sitehttp://ukinmalaysia.fco.gov.uk/en/
NotesONLINE ROMANCE SCAMS

Have you been having conversations online with someone you've never met before who claims to live in the UK? Has he told you that he will come to visit you in Malaysia? And now is he frantically contacting you because he are being held at the airport, and needs you to pay a fine so he can be freed?

It is a scam. There is no romance, and there is nobody being detained at KLIA. The same person who was chatting online with you was also chatting online with many other victims. They are trying to trick you into sending money to an accomplice. Once you have sent the money they will disappear forever. Every year these scammers bilk unsuspecting victims out of thousands of ringgit. Don't be one of them.

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Rachelle
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:46 EDT
Guys i still reply him but I never send my balance only i want to know him more for how to he lie to me he's playing with me,am playing with him also thats stupid!!!
Rachelle
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:44 EDT
Guys i still reply him but I never send my balance only i want to know him more for how to he lie to me he's playing with me,am playing with him also that also.thats stupid!!!
Rachelle
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:40 EDT
My scammer name jerry his message for me,could u believe that?
honey you will show to your sister the 3 papers when the barrister gave it to you!
the embassy not to giving any receipt but to open a file register for me!!
what is the meaning of all this! borrow money from someone else if your sister proving this stupidity! and i will pay back to the person the money immediately have access to my account!
or should i tell the embassy here to change their method of work just because of your sister!!!
Fong
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 07:01 EDT
UK detained in KLIA
i hv been chatting online thru FB & whatsapp with a UK guy who claims as Richard Pandaig(+447937452006 & +447821416767), a petroleum contractor in UK since July 2014. We chat everyday without fail. He claims he love me and want to come to M'sia to see me & my family and at the same time to celebrate his birthday on 14/09/14
On 10/09/14, he took MAS Airline MH3 from his country arrived at KLIA @ 7.35am and thereafter in transit from KLIA to JHB Senai Airport @ 8.30am. I hv been waited him at Senai Airport till 9.00am but still not seen him. I was so worried and call his HP and was told that he was detained at KLIA for bringing big amount of money.
He told me that there was a malay custom officer want to help him out from there by bank in RM15,000 to CIMB 01020005135208 f'g Fauziah Binti Abu and she can immediately release him. However, after bank in, the UK guy told me he heard there was an argument between that malay custom officer and his boss. And i been told that the malay officer want to call me.
After 10 min, i rec'd call the a malay lady claims herself as Sharifah (016-6127696) and informed that Richard was detained as he was bringing 1.2million pound to M'sia which is against M'sia Law and he will be charging under Anti Money Laundering & Terrorism. I hv been told to bank in anor RM64,200 in order to release Richard out from there. I told the custom officer that i dun hv that much of money. She told me after nego with her boss, agreed to accept RM32,400 first and the balance of RM30k to be paid by next day before 12pm. So i quickly to perform cash advance from my credit card and bank in to anor new a/c provided by her. PBB 6322511630 f'g SELVAM A/L M SOKKAIAH. However, I was waited till 7.30pm and Richard was not release and that Malay Custom Officer said her boss changed his mind and i need to raise the balance of RM30k.
Please help me to check wheather Richard Pandaig is a scammer?
Loretta
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:42 EDT
Rachelle SurLa
If you accept any money back from scammer it will be coming from account of another victim to yours. You will be a MULE . unfortunately the victim will have your REAL info and you will end up in jail if convicted. PLease read about it : fraudaid.com
Loretta
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:40 EDT
Rachelle SurLa
You have to BLOCK and IGNORE , they may upload virus and destroy your computer, it is much easier to destroy your phone....
Everything is LIE to get your money, they work on scripts.
Rachelle
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 16:21 EDT
Zeilla
I don't hve his email only fb name .i was just confusing about this he slways message me to complete my payment to the barrister so that my papers will finish soon and I'll go there to Ireland ...but he doesn't want to help me he said he deposit 55k pounds money that's why he can't help me now
Rachelle SurLa
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 16:14 EDT
Thank you Loretta ,but not only one this British he called me how many times using him no.in British and he has friend and hving a wife Filipina the Filipina talk to me also i was just confusing they are many there is one from Malaysia he said the barrister that arrange my visa name bary ferguson ,,,i was just thinking why he dosen't want to help me with my payment on my visa
Loretta
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:39 EDT
HE MAYBE SCAMMER IF
When Contact is First Made: 'they might be a scammer if'
They immediately want to get off the website and onto Yahoo IM or MSN IM
Their profile seems to disappear off the website immediately after conversation begins
They claim it was destiny or fate and you are meant to be together
They immediately ask for your picture and they send you a picture of themselves
They immediately want your address so as to send you flowers, candy, and teddy bears, often purchased with stolen credit cards
They claim to love you either immediately or within 24-48 hours
They immediately start using pet names with you: hon/hun baby/babe sweety/sweetie
They claim God brought you to him/her
They typically claim to be from the US (or your local region) but they are overseas, or going overseas mainly to Nigeria, sometimes the UK for business or family matters
Communication Skills
Their spelling is atrocious
Their grammar is not consistent with how Americans speak, French speak etc.
They appear uneducated with their speaking/writing skills
They over-use emotions
They are notorious for using BUZZ
They are notorious for using “i” instead of “I”
They consistently use webspeak or abbreviations; u r ur cos pls/plz ma sry brb div
They often mix up their phrases: “i” will like to heer from you soonest, I am kool, Do you have any man you care to meet, Do you have any man you planning to meet, Looking for someone to love and care for in life, Am cheerfull in life, I will like to meet someone that is careing and loveing for real in life, “i” am too young for my age if you don’t know, Ok so how will you feel if i says i dont mind you, i will like you to be my best friend, You are so pretty for my likeness
They misunderstand our slang or comparisons such as night owl/early bird, poker face
Their Habits
They are not usually around on the weekends to IM
They IM at unusual hours for your time zone
There are times they are gone from the conversation for a length of time and will sometimes come back at you with a different name, they’re usually conversing with more than one person at a time
If you ask them a question they don’t know they will usually be offline for a length of time so they can go look up the answer on the internet always claiming they had a phone call or had to go to the bathroom etc.
They like to send you poems or love letters, most of which can be traced back to lovingyou.com. Sometimes they even forget to change the name in the poem or letter to match your name
They send you flowers, teddy bears, and candy within the first few weeks of talking
They typically ask you to get on your webcam yet they never seem to have a webcam of their own
They ask for your phone number but when they call you can barely understand a word they say because of their accent and back ground noise
They may give you a phone number but it’s typically a calling card or a call center, you can rarely get them on the phone
They do not like to answer personal questions about themselves and tend to ignore questions
They often do not know the correct time difference between where you are and where they claim to be
They often claim to have one parent that is of African descent
A majority of them claim to have lost a spouse/child/ parent in a horrific traffic accident or airplane accident or any of the above are sick or in the hospital
They have no close family or friend or business associates to turn to, even the US embassy, instead they can only rely on a stranger they picked off the internet
To them love equals financial assistance…if you do not send them money or help them out with what they ask, you do not love them
If you deny them or question them they become verbally abusive and will resort to threats
They will insist you keep the relationship a secret until “they” come to you live with you
Above all, if you call them a scammer they are highly offended and some will start throwing words at you in their native language

THEIR INCONSISTENCIES
The details they give you on IM are often different that what was stated on their profiles, one of the more common ones they give different answers to is their birth date, height/weight, and age etc.
If you catch them on an inconsistency they will claim a friend or relative must’ve been using their id to chat with you, they will always try to come up with a cover-up and of course, you are always wrong or mistaken
They often misspell the cities/towns they claim they are from and are unfamiliar with any of the local landmarks and attractions
They do not know common questions that every US citizen would know the answer to
Loretta
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:38 EDT
HOW TO RECOGNIZE A SCAM
Yes you are on the right site. You are a victim of a romance scam that you encountered a scammer from W. Africa or also known as 419 Nigerian romance scam. These scammers are also in other countries such as the UK, Malaysia, Spain, Brazil, and other S. Latin countries, also in Italy. Scammers have scam cells all over the world; and they target anyone who replies to their initial contact, no one is exempt by the scammers.

Please feel free to post your scam story on the open forum and other RS members will jump with support and they will also share their story similarities. You are not alone.
We all have encountered an online romance scam and we all have come to RS to seek information, support, education and knowledge from other active members. We also get loving suggestion to heal after the scam.
Stay with us, purge your pain, humiliation and learn that you are not dumb, stupid - accept that you are a victim of a cyber-crime and you were not aware this crime is so active online. You will learn how to stay safe and learn new tools to protect yourself while online.

This group is for people who have been or are being scammed by the Nigerian romance scammers.
Have you been scammed?

When Contact is First Made: "They Might be a Scammer IF"
Scammer script and roles; not necessarily the rule

Scammer Initial Contact with Romance Scam Victim
•They immediately want to get off the website and onto Yahoo IM or MSN IM
•Their profile will to disappear off the website immediately after conversation begins
•They claim it was destiny or fate and you are meant to be together
•They immediately ask for your picture and they send you a picture of themselves (a stolen Picture)
•They immediately want your address so as to send you flowers, candy, and teddy bears, often purchased with stolen credit cards
•They claim to love you either immediately or within 24-48 hours
•They immediately start using pet names with you: hon/hun baby/babe sweety/sweetie
•They claim God brought you to him/her
•They typically claim to be from the US (or your local region) but they are overseas, or going overseas mainly to Nigeria, Ghana sometimes the UK for business or family matters

Scammer Communication Skills
•Their spelling is atrocious
•Their grammar is not consistent with how Americans speak, French speak etc. (broken British Eng.)
•They appear uneducated with their speaking/writing skills
•They over-use emotions and animated images on Instant Messenger
•They are notorious for using BUZZ
•They are notorious for using “i” instead of “I”
•They consistently use webspeak or abbreviations; u r ur cos pls/plz ma sry brb div
•They often mix up their phrases: “i” will like to heer from you soonest, I am kool, Do you have any man you care to meet, Do you have any man you planning to meet, Looking for someone to love and care for in life, Am cheerfull in life, I will like to meet someone that is careing and loveing for real in life, “i” am too young for my age if you don’t know, Ok so how will you feel if i says i dont mind you, i will like you to be my best friend, You are so pretty for my likeness
•They misunderstand our slang or comparisons such as night owl/early bird, poker face

Scammer Habits
•They are not usually around on the weekends to IM
•They IM at unusual hours for your time zone (deprive you of sleep)
•There are times they are gone from the conversation for a length of time and will sometimes come back at you with a different name, they’re usually conversing with more than one person at a time
•If you ask them a question they don’t know they will usually be offline for a length of time so they can go look up the answer on the internet always claiming they had a phone call or had to go to the bathroom etc.
•They like to send you poems or love letters, most of which can be traced back to lovingyou.com. Sometimes they even forget to change the name in the poem or letter to match your name
•They send you flowers, teddy bears, and candy within the first few weeks after initial contact
•They typically ask you to get on your webcam yet they never seem to have a webcam of their own (if you activate your webcam they will record you to use recording in other scams)
•They ask for your phone number but when they call you can barely understand a word they say because of their accent and back ground noise
•They may give you a phone number but it’s typically a calling card or a call center, you can rarely get them on the phone
•They do not like to answer personal questions about themselves and tend to ignore questions
•They often do not know the correct time difference between where you are and where they claim to be
•They often claim to have one parent that is of African descent
•A majority of them claim to have lost a spouse/child/ parent in a horrific traffic accident or airplane accident or any of the above are sick or in the hospital
•They have no close family or friend or business associates to turn to, even the US embassy, instead they can only rely on a stranger they picked off the internet
•To them love equals financial assistance…If you do not comply to send money or help them out with what they ask, you do not love them
•If you deny them or question them they become verbally abusive and will resort to threats
•They will insist you keep the relationship a secret until “they” come to live with you
•Above all, if you call them a scammer they are highly offended; some scammers will loose control and begin to speak to you in their native language

Scammers: THEIR INCONSISTENCIES
•The details they give you on IM are often different than what was stated on their stolen profile, one of the more common ones they give different answers to is their birth date, height/weight, and age etc.
•If you catch them on an inconsistency they will claim a friend or relative must have been using their ID to chat with you. They will always try to conjure up an excuse, a cover-up, and of course you are always wrong or mistaken
•They often misspell the cities/towns they claim they are from and are unfamiliar with any of the local landmarks and attractions
•They do not know common questions that every US citizen would know the correct answer.
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