They ask you to: Did you know you can do an image search of your love interest’s photo in your favorite search engine?
If you do an image search and the person’s photo appears under several different names, you’re probably dealing with a scammer.
If your online sweetheart asks for money, you can expect it’s a scam.
I only found out because I put pressure on my bank to look into it. Facebook closed his account then he popped back up on there a few months ago as a Michael Lopez he was using Kenneth Jason Collins.
After they form a “relationship,” they come up with reasons to ask their love interest to set up a new bank account.
The scammers transfer stolen money into the new account, and then tell their victims to wire the money out of the country.
His accent and written English didn't match him at all. He said he had 2 kids Glenn and Deborah ages 24 & 26 and a white dog named Lisa.
He was supposedly working in Alaska on a ship and a big wave damaged some of his equipment. I had a guy from Facebook that had befriended my nephew and neice on social media.