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British flag High Commission of the United Kingdom in Kuala Lumpur

Address185 Jalan Ampang
50450 Kuala Lumpur
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/

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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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 04:35 EDT
Pls help my friend
Dear sir or madam
I have a friend there in malaysia. He is asking me help. He is british. His name is Harry Jack Lewis. He told me he lost the visa credit card. And now I can't make contact with him. Please help him. This is he number phone +601116987871. Thankyou
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 06:42 EDT
Pls check
Please can you check the no.+447517962230 from UK and belong to Frank Owen. Does he work for ministry of Public Expenditure and reform as secretary general. Pls check sir.Tq.
Angelina V.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 03:18 EDT
Judy & Ramires
FIRST THING:Dont send money!
SECOND THING: A Ambassy alway's help when needed!
THIRD THING: Ive you go to a other counrty for travel or work, you have a INSURANCE polis( hospital).
Ive you cant resist to help then go to MALAYSIA and look him up in the hospital.
He will refuse no matter what....WHY?
Go to Website's like GHANA Romance Scammers / Scamming Scammers to check ( many reported picture's off scammers )+ ask what they think too.

ITS A SCAM....100%
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 18:54 EDT
Judy an Ramires
This is only my advice...check carefully if he is really sick and you see him in webcam? Make it sure if he is the one you are talking. It sound a scam...it's say come to malaysia got sick...he is in the hospital that's one some of problems too, they will ask money for help. Be careful in this page you can see many comment read think and compared or go to romance.scam page you have an idea about scammers. Don't send any amount to someone who did not met in person...don't trust...be careful ladies and gentlemen. ...you will lost much money even your last cent in your pocket....it's hurt
Judy an ramires
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 09:51 EDT
Dear sir or madam,
I have a friend there in malaysia he is asking me a help,He is asking me a help.He is told me he is confine in sentosa hospital for almost one month.He is british his name is mike wilson.Can you check him.I told him that your embassy will help you but he told me you cant help him.
Angelina V.
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 07:25 EDT
1:Note any age difference in which you are the older one. Online dating scammers usually target people older than themselves. In the case of a male scammer, they often target middle aged women in their 50's to 60's. They believe these people to be ideal targets as they are usually richer and more vulnerable.

2:Look for the following descriptions in their profile:
self employed, a professional (for example, an engineer) working overseas
a widower with a child (or just widowed)
they claim to live near you, in your country, currently away but will be returning soon.

3:Do a photo check. Save a copy of their profile picture. Use Google image search. Check the results. Are they already marked up as scammers or is the return illegitimate in some way? Report to the dating site giving the evidence, including any website links.

4:Check other photos you receive. Look for signs that don't seem to gel with who you understand this person to be. For example, check the background, landscapes and even clocks or calendars. Can you see identifying features that do not match with the picture this person has built up of themselves?

5:Note discrepancies that are a dead giveaway. For example:
They say they have been away, yet their profile shows them online (most likely chatting up some other victim online).
The profile shows geographic inconsistencies, often referencing places that are not in geographic proximity to where they live.
1:Look closely at emails they send you. The scammer will send you an email which is full of inconsistencies, often getting their own name or your name wrong. It will be badly written and repeat itself. Watch for these other signs:
Their command of your language deteriorates with time. They may even start out having no clue about grammar or punctuation.
They make mistakes, in that their "story" begins to contradict itself here and there.
They mix pronouns (he/she, him/her).
They mention things that seem entirely unrelated to the profile they've built up of themselves, or that seem too revealing and even unbelievable.

2:Talk. Phone conversations can often unravel a fake. When you hear this person on the phone, note whether they have a slight accent and use awkward phrases; if their accent does not match their supposed origin, be suspicious. Ask them probing questions and trust your gut instinct about the validity of the replies.
If phoning, beware a cell phone number that does not match the area in which they claim to live. This often means that the person is not in the same country at all. Match the cell phone number and the area code with the state or province they claim to live in.
If you spot a number discrepancy, beware excuses. They may tell you they've just moved or didn't bother to change it when they did because it would be too hard to contact all their friends with a new number
1:Be suspicious of rapid escalation. If the person suggests that the communication switch to phone calls and texting asap, be alarmed. Then, if the phone calls and texting rapidly escalate in expressions of love and passion, and within a matter of 5 to 6 weeks they tell you that they have fallen in love, be very alarmed.
Over-the-top expressions of feelings for you even though you haven't met are a warning sign.

2:Watch out for the catch. When they think they have you on their hook, this is when they reel you in. They will tell you they are on their way home to be with you to start a new life together. But then out of the blue they will say they have a financial emergency. They will ask for money to be sent to them immediately to get them out of a fix. If you do not send them money or insist on safeguards in the sending of any, they will pull out the trust card, saying: Where there is no trust, there can be no relationship. Take that as your cue to walk away for good.
Think about why it is that this person has all the time in the world to text or email you but cannot manage to meet you in person. That's a telling sign of the faker.

Tips:Ask to meet. If you cannot meet a potential partner, they probably do not exist.
Never provide specific information like addresses or home phone numbers.

If you are emailing, Google has a feature that shows you which people are in their circle. It might be a different user but the same group of people.
Never tell a potential date any detailed financial information.

If you suspect you are being scammed, stop contact immediately and report the scammer to the authorities. In Australia there is a website called www.scamwatch.gov.au. There are similar sites in other countries.
Watch out for cut and paste profiles. Do a Google search of different elements of the profile, especially where it seems "glued" together.
Do not supply additional images of yourself or your family as these can be used by a scammer to scam someone else.
Never give personal background information as this can be used for identity theft.
During the first communication, they want to know what you do to earn your living. It tells them if you are a good financial prospect.
Pull down photos and see if you can get 'date created' info through Google+ or other software. Photos 5 years or older can be a sign of dishonesty.
Remember: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!

If you are being contacted by a mobile with a +4470 +4475 or a +6010 or +6013 prefix, it is probably scammer. These are the prefixes used by scammers in the UK and Malaysia at the moment. And these scammers work in teams.
Angelina V.
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 03:47 EDT
Detect SCAMMER with GOOGLE Reverse Image Search
How to detect a FACEBOOK scammer with GOOGLE Reverse Image Search.
3 short movie's with instructions how to do it!
IVE YOU CANT FIND MUTCH....Or completly different things....100% a scammer.

Tue, 9 Aug 2016 12:15 EDT
pleas can you check this number +447544730741. Is it a real number from the UK beloning to a certain nathan david
Fri, 5 Aug 2016 09:45 EDT
Question list to fill in with YES or NO:
-Is your chat friend or girlfriend in a other country at the moment when they ( HE or SHE) start talking with you?
-Is your chat friend or girlfriend calling you fast ( within a week)" DEAR, BABY, DARLING",....etc.?
-Is your chat friend or girlfriends FACEBOOK page brand new( see post date picture)?
-Is the age difference between you and your Chat friend or girlfriend more than 10 years?
-Is your chat friend or girlfriend doesnot want to use WEBCAM to talk( YES=no webcam)-( NO= you use have webcam)?
-Is your chat friend or girlfriend blocking her /his friends on their FACEBOOK page for you( after possitive friendship request) or they are telling you that you are the only one?
- Does your friend or girlfriend ask you to send money to her/him with Western Union or Moneygram?
-Is He/She travel to Malaysia,Ghana,Nigeria,USA,UK ( out of the Europe) for a business trip, work, signing of contract, etc....then saying coming to visit or meet you in your country if he/she finished everything.
-Is He/She no family, relatives or friends to ask help?
Count the YES answers and check the result!!
-0-3 time's YES.....Your internet/chat friend or girlfriend is OKAY.
-4-6 times' YES......Your internet/ chat friend or girlfriend CAN be a impostor/deceiver...Don't trust 100%...BE ALERT.
-6-10 time's YES.....DANGER.!...You are dealing with A SCAMMER /IMPOSTOR/DECEIVER.( take evidence, pictures, save all e-mails and details, etc.) about this person and report this criminal ( Scamming scammers, Ghana Romance Scammers, etc.) WARN OTHER PEOPLE BEFORE THEY CAN MAKE AGAIN NEW VICTIMS "WORLDWIDE"
Thu, 4 Aug 2016 02:45 EDT
Pls help my friend
My friend from UK contact number01136023866.. who's name RATANA PENNY...being hold by KLIA custom for 2 weeks time..now still at custom office..she intend to go back to UK but short of money to buy the air ticket...I am just hope embassy can help her to settle her problem.my contact email..harleykoay7540@gmail.com mobile number 0124164872..TQ very much

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