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thai man conned by sexy catfisher !

Post by yartims » November 22, 2018, 5:56 pm

Sometimes on the internet, what you see is not what you get. That goes double for dating apps.

Sornshat “Nat” Polwattana learned that the hard way this week when he was conned into sending THB89,000 (about US$2,700) to a scam artist he had met on a dating app.

Yesterday, our humbled hero brought all his gathered evidence to Meung Police Station in Chantaburi province to officially file a police report.

Sornshat explained to authorities that he could hardly believe his luck when such a pretty woman, who went by the alias “Kwan,” started talking to him via a dating app on Nov 5, reported Amarin TV.

And so began the classic “catfish” maneuver, in which someone adopts another personality online in order to part a mark from his or her money (or sometimes just to mess with them).

https://coconuts.co/bangkok/news/hook-l ... ating-app/

Ariyapat Meegeaow, 37, was shocked to find out that it was her face that had lured poor Sornshat to his financial doom. Ariyapat, who only found out when a friend showed her the fake profiles, filed her own complaint over alleged identity theft at Bangkok’s Hua Mak Police Station yesterday.

“That can’t be me. I’m past the age to use dating apps,” Ariyapat told Amarin TV in an interview.

Meanwhile, Sornshat told the local media that he had learned from his mistakes. In fact, he said, he has written “Don’t lend money to anyone” on a piece of paper and stuck it near his bed (because this story couldn’t get any sadder).

It is an expensive lesson he doesn’t ever want to forget, he said.

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Post by yartims » November 22, 2018, 6:18 pm

her face looks like a common type on dating apps imo .cloned and photo shopped with thick eyebrows from somewhere

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Post by yartims » November 22, 2018, 6:33 pm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46260729



It's a tough conversation to listen to.

The woman on the phone thinks she has a fiancé in the US. But the romantic emails she's been receiving are really coming from a small town in Nigeria.

Laura Lyons has to break the bad news.

She's a private investigator who specialises in tracking down online romance fraudsters, otherwise known as "catfish".

"When you have to go back to individuals and explain to them that this person doesn't exist, they're not real, that is really hard to do," she says.

The catfish are often based in Africa and work from pre-written romantic scripts in internet cafes.

Their stories are designed to tug at the heart strings and to empty bank accounts.

More than a quarter of new relationships now start through a dating website or app, so there's no shortage of potential victims.

Most victims are too embarrassed to go to the police, but there are still 10 catfish crimes a day reported in the UK. Those affected by such scams lose on average around £15,000.

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Post by yartims » December 6, 2018, 7:02 pm

the catfisher was a thai women not a nigerian for a change

https://coconuts.co/bangkok/news/update ... -thb89000/

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Post by stattointhailand » December 6, 2018, 8:56 pm

Far better off with one of the young ladies (nearly young ladies) who has been working at the Patters bar for 2 weeks and has picked up perfect English in that time. At least you would only end up paying for mothers operation and the Vet bill for the buffalo :love: :fryingpan:

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Post by saint » December 7, 2018, 1:24 pm

Is she breaking those eyebrows in for Dennis Healey .

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Post by stattointhailand » December 7, 2018, 2:05 pm

saint wrote:
December 7, 2018, 1:24 pm
Is she breaking those eyebrows in for Dennis Healey .
Nah just got carried away a bit using photoshop :-&

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Post by dunroaming » December 7, 2018, 2:10 pm

stattointhailand wrote:
December 6, 2018, 8:56 pm
Far better off with one of the young ladies (nearly young ladies) who has been working at the Patters bar for 2 weeks and has picked up perfect English in that time. At least you would only end up paying for mothers operation and the Vet bill for the buffalo :love: :fryingpan:
Statts looks to me like the real con artist could also be the buffalo

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Post by yartims » December 7, 2018, 6:28 pm

a cloned face with pointy chin and thick eyebrows of mouse fur seems to be the optimum face online these days to entice fools to part with their wonga =D> :lol: :roll:

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Post by yartims » December 7, 2018, 6:34 pm

saint wrote:
December 7, 2018, 1:24 pm
Is she breaking those eyebrows in for Dennis Healey .

no he's dead .maybe for his son tho

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