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Swedish women warned off dating 'US men' online
The Local (Sweden) ^

Posted on 02/25/2013 7:01:25 AM PST by ConservativeStatement

A US engineer whose online claims didn't turn out to be true have left a Gothenburg woman out of pocket and brokenhearted, and one of dozens of Swedish women who have fallen victim to an increasingly common online dating scam.

(Excerpt) Read more at thelocal.se ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: dating; scams; sweden
"...and that I had fallen for a Nigerian fraud."

Many in the US have fallen for a Kenyan fraud.

1 posted on 02/25/2013 7:01:33 AM PST by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Some blondes are apparently not that bright.

2 posted on 02/25/2013 7:07:19 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: ConservativeStatement

these women are so stupid, the minute the “man” mentions you paying is the second you cut him off, hello. Rule number 1: Men don’t ask women for money or directions. If they ask you, run.


3 posted on 02/25/2013 7:07:53 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: ConservativeStatement

I hate to sound callous, but this is another fool departed from her money. I don’t care how “sweet” this guy sounded, anyone who sends thousands of dollars to someone who he or she only knows from the internet is stupid.


4 posted on 02/25/2013 7:08:29 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Paladin2

I imagine most men would forgive those two women if they were not as bright as might be hoped.


5 posted on 02/25/2013 7:11:05 AM PST by Pollster1
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To: ConservativeStatement

A medium to bring together men who lie about everything to get into a woman’s panties, and women who lie about everything to get into a man’s wallet. What could possibly go wrong?


6 posted on 02/25/2013 7:11:39 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: ConservativeStatement
*Any* civilized person should be very,*very* wary of people they've met online.Case in point....a few years back there was a big story in the Boston area about a world famous Harvard Medical School professor (that part was true) who wound up murdering his wife.Stabbed her a dozen or more times.Testimony from several of his wife's friends proved that a few days before her death she discovered that he was “dating” through “swinger” websites and she told her friends that she was gonna divorce him (a reasonable decision surely).
7 posted on 02/25/2013 7:19:17 AM PST by Gay State Conservative ("Progressives" toss the word "racist" around like chimps toss their feces)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

“anyone who sends thousands of dollars to someone who he or she only knows from the internet is stupid”

Does this apply to Obama donors ?


8 posted on 02/25/2013 7:21:03 AM PST by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Superciliousness is the essence of Obama)
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To: ConservativeStatement

these Nigerian creeps spend all their time trying to scam other people in other countries out of their money.


9 posted on 02/25/2013 7:22:17 AM PST by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

LOL. Yes. And to me for donating to Romney too.


10 posted on 02/25/2013 7:22:53 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: yldstrk
Men don’t ask women for money or directions.

True..if they ask for money a woman should *run*,not walk,away.Asking for directions,while very probably counterproductive,doesn't necessarily suggest a character disorder.

11 posted on 02/25/2013 7:23:45 AM PST by Gay State Conservative ("Progressives" toss the word "racist" around like chimps toss their feces)
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To: Gay State Conservative
Was it Boston where there was a recent survey in which a majority of women under the age of 30 said they were reluctant to date a man who made under $100,000?
12 posted on 02/25/2013 7:25:37 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama is the "Disco Duck" president. A no-substance novelty that reached number one.)
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To: Paladin2

Uhhhhh.....Bonjur!


13 posted on 02/25/2013 7:38:53 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Paladin2
Some blondes are apparently not that bright.

certainly not these two 'a-dolts'

Well, the first clue might have been the web site. Happypancake as a dating site for adults doesn't sound too enticing to me. Maybe for bunnies looking for that elusive pancake hat.

Second, from the article it sounds as if she knew the fellah was Nigerian from the get go, so she was already trolling for strange. And she got it. At least he didn't brutally beat and rape her as the Swedish musims all too often do.

14 posted on 02/25/2013 7:39:43 AM PST by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: Paladin2

Some blondes are apparently not that blonde, either.


15 posted on 02/25/2013 7:40:36 AM PST by HartleyMBaldwin
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To: HartleyMBaldwin
Swedish Bikini Team

What difference does it make!


16 posted on 02/25/2013 7:49:05 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

Great post!


17 posted on 02/25/2013 8:05:50 AM PST by meatloaf (Support Senate S 1863 & House Bill 1380 to eliminate oil slavery.)
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To: Democrat_media

The Nigerian scammers intentionally mispell words and use incorrect grammer so that they elliminate 99% of the people that they send their “fishing” emails too. This is so that the only responders are the truely stupid people that they can then take advantage of. If you are dumb enough to respond to their story,as ridiculus as they are, along with the spelling and bad grammer they know you are potentially dumb enough to send them your banking information.

It is like chumming in the ocean. Throw out enough chum and you eventually attract the fish. They are just trying to get the fish that is dumb enough to jump right in the boat.


18 posted on 02/25/2013 8:19:38 AM PST by woodbutcher1963
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To: ConservativeStatement

The hidden clue was that the young woman was 37, which tells me the baby clock is ticking really hard and the hormones were making the decisions. I doubt she looks anything like the two models in the photo. It’s equal-opportunity fraud. Sorry she got scammed. She didn’t deserve it but where were her friends to talk some sense into her?


19 posted on 02/25/2013 8:29:47 AM PST by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

(a French model) Bon Jer! Heh!


20 posted on 02/25/2013 10:59:10 AM PST by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: Paladin2

Insert blond joke here...

Two blonds were putting up siding on their house
when one of them notices that the other would
pull nails out of the bag and was throwing every
other one out.

She asked her why she was doing that and was told
“Those have the head on the wrong end.”

“Oh, you silly,” the first replied,” those go on
the other side of the house....”


21 posted on 02/25/2013 11:06:22 AM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Paladin2

Someone in Sweden just fell off the turnip truck, I guess!
That is pretty shallow to fall “in love” with someone over the internet.


22 posted on 02/25/2013 5:45:04 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: SaraJohnson
In Sweden, a meatball truck would be more likely!


23 posted on 02/25/2013 5:47:54 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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