Dating a deployed soldier online
There was no particular email or conversation that got me thinking about this topic. By the way, this post may contain affiliate links and this blog is for entertainment purposes only. Well, that evening I found out that he was a lieutenant in the National Guard.Christian encouraged me to take the job, even though we were both so deeply in love with each other, he said that we could make the relationship work no matter where I was.During one of their Yahoo Messenger chats not long before he was due to return, Mark raised something a bit odd. She can imagine him sitting at the computer with a spreadsheet so he could keep the myriad details straight. What particularly bothered Dede was the fact that her scammer draped himself in the patriotic mantle of the U. military, talking about his supposed service in Afghanistan.A box he was shipping home was unexpectedly held up in London. — Mark.” Later, he called her, but the phone connection was so staticky that Dede hung up. I asked Dede to send me the correspondence between Mark and herself. I did an image search on the photos and found a hit. After yet another deployment to Afghanistan, the 58-year-old Army soldier was returning to Baltimore.
No problem, I had dated a “weekend warrior” before.
Dating scams are getting more and more sophisticated.
No longer are fake profiles sparse on details and lacking in the supporting information, friends, or activity that makes them easy to spot. When Phoebe was approached by a soldier based in Afghanistan, she had no idea that she was about to fall victim to one of the most common - and underhanded - dating scams around.
Okay, so you may still be wondering what’s wrong with that… I detest anything having to do with war, especially the ill-motivated Middle East conflict.
I had done the long-distance thing before and was very hesitant to have one with a soldier in a war zone.