Look out for inconsistencies Grey told VOA there are several red flags to watch for when cyber scammers are looking for targets.Look for: ~ Misspellings on the documents and capitalization errors. Grey said his office recently received a letter from the Sergeant of Arms for the "Senate Forces Command," but no such entity exists. Citing an example, Grey told VOA that a scammer will sometimes send documents with U. Army logos, but that the dating profile may say the person is in the Navy.A few years ago, she received what appeared to be a promising email on the dating site He said he was a widower with an adorable daughter — the type of man and family that she'd been looking for, and most of all, he seemed very interested in Schuster.“I just thought my prayers are being answered," she told VOA.After a few weeks, the man told her he needed some money to help his daughter go on a school trip. She was told the military wouldn't let him access his bank accounts, so he needed her help to make his dream happen.She loaned him about ,000 by wiring the money to Britain, where he said his mother lived with his daughter. Schuster had her doubts, but said she was so scared that she might lose him that she was willing to keep wiring the money through Western Union.
Some fraudsters have also said they need to purchase special laptops, international telephones and transport fees to be used by the soldier when they are deployed to Afghanistan, or elsewhere overseas.They often say that they have found themselves in a difficult or emergency situation, putting them in a serious financial position.Once the victim has paid some money once, more requests for money come in.Lilo Schuster was in her mid-40s, single, and looking for love.After years of bad luck with dating, she, like millions of people across the globe, started using online dating sites to meet new people. Air Force pilot deployed to fight the Taliban in Afghanistan.