Phone number used in scam: +447729090635
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted on the behalf of the victim.
The victim was contacted on Facebook by someone pretending to be Andrew Smith, from San Diego, living in London and working in the oil industry.
The fake profile was using stolen pictures of Boyd Rogers (starnow.com):
Hello dear xxx, how are you doing? I hope that everything is fine with you, thank you very much for the time to reply to me, I am Smith Andrew From South San Diego, California USA presently live and work here in London as offshore drilling contractor, I like your picture and would love to know you better maybe someday we can meet in person, Hope you don't mind to communicate further with me? please tell me more about yourself, I am waiting for your response.
Hello dear xxx,....Thank you very much for your response, i appreciate the time to read and reply to me, i understand when you write, please try your best to keep in touch with me, well I want to tell you more about myself; I am a widowed, my late wife passed away since 2012. she left me with a hansom, son, name is David , I work in BP company as a drilling contractor, I am 78 kg weight and 5.9 ft tall. I spend most of my time at work. I like kids and I built an Orphanage home for the less privileged kids that can contains at least 300 kids with basic amenities. I like your profile and would love to know you better maybe someday we can meet face to face, Please tell me more about yourself, and what you do for a living. your hubby and all you want me to know about yourself, I have to stop here for now and looking forward to read from you soon. Yours Sincerely Smith Andrew.
Hello Dear xxx, I hope that everything is fine with you? Thank you so much for the time to write to me, I really appreciate so much, I hope you can take vacation someday to visit me here in England, I have been living here in England for 20 years although I always travel back to my country when I free time, Here is more about me, I am the only child of my parent, We are Christian but i don't criticize any religion because I know that it all hold a similar teaching which makes us a better person in life. My father and my mother died when i was 26 in cancer, My wife died in a car accident since 2012, I only have my loving son who keep me going. i see you as someone who is responsible and has a great sense of humor. my hubby is basket ball, playing walking at sea side, swimming, listening to the wave sound Can you tell me what you find so interesting from a man? and all you want me to know about yourself? I hope to hear from you Yours Sincerely Smith Andrew