Form received 2018-09-02 18:23:45
What name did the scammer use?: Mason Chao
How old did the scammer say they were?: 37
What site/app did you first meet the scammer on? Please provide a link if possible.: Instagram
Who made the first contact?: They contacted me first.
If they asked you to leave the site/app and go elsewhere, where did they take you?: 3 months
Any other social media profile links used by the scammer.: none
Scammer's email address if you have it.: firstname.lastname@example.org
If they gave you a phone number, please add it here.: 1(206)8230398
Scammer's Skype name.: None
Scammer's Skype username .: None
How much money did they demand?: $1500
Name you were told to send the money to.: Josemaria Oteze
What country/city were you told to send the money to?: USA
How were you to send the money ?: Bank Transfer
What steps, if any, have you already taken to block the scammer?: Not block yet, still on process.
Are there any other details you wish to share? Anything you say may help prevent someone else from being scammed.: He said he is architect, working at chao constructions in Manchester, UK. in 1st month asking money for charity usd1.000 and in same month asking money usd500 to pay internet connection, phone call often everyday, but have so many reason to do video call (faulty camera) sending sweet message copy paste from internet. In 3 months sending flowers from abroad used Interflora. After receiving flowers he sending married certificate, after 3 days asking money to pay the lawyer he got charged because his project for accident and will send to jail VS government. When searching on Google nothing happened the accident.
Number billable as mobile number
Country or destination United States
City or exchange location Bainbridge Island, WA
Type: Non-Fixed VoIP
(e.g. Skype or Google Voice)
Original carrier: New Cingular Wireless Pcs, Llc