Saturday, March 31, 2012
A reader recently sent me an email of a Nigerian Scam artist by the name of Allen John Lewis. Note he uses three first names, so he can change them around at will. Here is the readers email:
I am writing to warn you all about about Allen John Lewis. He contacted me on match in the last week of Oct 2011. I was only on match for a month. His profile says single, no children, never married. I really wasn't serious about dating anyone that far away. I live in Florida, and his profile said he lives in Alabama which i found out was a lie. I found his page on Facebook and he had one friend on it and i friended her and she said she was talking to Allen's brother named Jim. I told her about Allen she said that Allen is not from Alamba. She never met Jim or Allen. She met Jim on the large and lovely internet dating website back in July and still has not met him. I told her about your website she agrees with me that they are both scammers and could even be one person pretending to be two people. When Allen contacted me we start talking and he seemed like a nice guy. He said he is a Dutch American from Holland and lives in the USA, which is another lie. He said he works for the us army as a contractor for Chevron oil. He asked for my number and down the line I gave it to him. He has a very strong accent. About end of Nov he ask if what was i going to give him for hid birthday i said when your birthday he said 29 of nov he said he lost his cell phone and that he would like to get one but had no way to get it so I sent an Iphone to him that he talked me into because i was going to give him one of my old ones but he said he needed something that picks up good signal out in sea so we can talk. Then he had to go to United Kingdom to drop off materials. He told me his cousin spent a thousand dollars of his money that he was supposed to pay his bills and with wanted me to send money to Sheryl Wichel to help him out. I said "Don't have on line banking?" He said Wells Fargo froze his account until he gets back to Us because someone hacked his account. I told him you are a scammer he said no I am not and all kinds of stuff trying to convince me. He sent me flowers in the first month which was most likely charged to a stolen card but anyway is email is email@example.com. He a sweet talker uses angel a lot sweetheart dear and names like that. I cannot believe I sent 200.00 plus another 300.00 to him because he was sick. I shut his phone off last month because he never used it cost. 300.00 to shut it off. Please beware of this scammer from Nigeria named Allen John Lewis.