1.2K views
29 comments

Received suspicious dating scam interest in my profile on Zoosk. Responded, using a new Yahoo account (without my name attached). Individual's email address: rogerwatts1960@gmail.com. His language seemed suspicious so I cut and pasted the opening paragraph and found it linked to suspicious dating fraud. I've kept the emails but marked his email as SPAM. Not sure what else to do.

He sent me photos, but I'm sure they were not of him.

His profile disappeared the next day off of Zoosk (or perhaps he went invisible).

Left me with a bad taste for online dating. I'm worried this individual might do malicious activity. He wanted me to activate YAHOO Messenger which I did not. He gave me an international phone number and said it was from South Africa where he was doing business.

If you need copies of his emails, the international phone numbers, etc., let me know.

Product or Service Mentioned: Zoosk Online Dating.

Location: Berkeley, California

Do You Have Something To Say ?
Write a review

Comments

You will be automatically registered on our site. Username and password will be sent to you via email.
Post Comment
Anonymous
#1626477

DO YOU WANT TO RECOVER YOUR LOST FUNDS ON BINARY OPTIONS AND CAPITAL INVESTMENTS??? TAKE YOUR TIME TO READ Binary options may be used in theoretical asset pricing, they are prone to fraud in their applications and hence banned by regulators in many jurisdictions as a form of gambling.

Many binary option outlets have been exposed as fraudulent. The U.S. FBI is investigating binary option scams throughout the world, and the Israeli police have tied the industry to criminal syndicates. The European Union is publishing regulations that will ban binary options trading.

ASIC considers binary options as a “high-risk” and “unpredictable” investment option. Most people have lost their hard earned money through this binary options Tradings, yet they would go to meet scammers unknowingly to help them recover their money and they would end up losing more money in the process. You can easily identify these scammers with their Fake Testimonies, the thing is some of all these testimonies ya’ll are reading on these forums are fake, scammers are just trying to lure you into their Arms to get you ruined more and most of them uses gmail and other cheap mailing services that can be easily hacked, come to think of it, why would an organization or a Legit Freelancer be using such mailing services that brings out their vulnerabilities, you can see they are really not who they say they’re The Only People who are capable of helping you to recover your money are LEGIT HACKERS, most of these Binary option companies are scam so therefore they have weak Database security, and their vulnerabilities can be exploited easily with the Help of our Special HackTools, Root HackTools And Technical Hacking Strategies. All we do is to *** into the Company’s Database, Extract your files and documents, Decrypt your Transaction Details and some Technical Hacking Execution follows then you have your money recovered in Bitcoins.

We have a trained team of seasoned professionals under various skillsets when it comes to Hacking. Our company in fact houses a separate group of Hackers who are productively focussed and established authorities in different platforms.

They hail from a proven track record Called “HackerOne” and have cracked even the toughest of barriers to intrude and capture or recapture all relevant data needed by our Clients. Some Of These Hackers Includes PETER YAWORSKI, FRANS ROSEN, JACK CABLE, JOBERT ABMA, ARNE SWINNEN And More COMPOSITE HACKS is available for customer care 24/7, And You Can Also Contact us for other Technical Hacking Services you desire Such as: * WEBSITE HACKING * CREDIT CARD MISHAPS * PHONE HACKING (giving you Unnoticeable access to everything Happening on the Target’s Phone) * LOCATION TRACKING * CLEARING OF CRIMINAL RECORDS * SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS HACKING etc CONTACT: ••• Email: compositehacks@protonmail.com ••• Wickr>>>> compositehacks

Anonymous
#1620121

Yes! I think my mom is talking to this guy! Please email her at pennilabute@comcast.net

Anonymous
#1623313
@PissedConsumer1620121

You think your mom is a victim of online scams yet you post her private email address for all to see. Great work genius. Do you hate your mother?

Anonymous
#1562403

Most of this people claiming to be military personels on dating sites are scammers. You find them on every dating sites , also on instagram.

I was involved in a romance scam that I lost a lot of money to the tune $500,000 . I advice you to always insist to see your alleged lover before any financial commitment. If you have lost money to this heartless con artists you can contact wealthrecovery94@gmail.com.

They recovered about 80% of my funds traced to the con artist that scammed me. Thank me later.

Anonymous
#1281790

Mine was a pretty girl who lived in the US (her mom was from Minnesota, her dad from South Africa). She was listed as living in the US, but after talking for a brief minute informed me she was back in S.Africa for her father's funeral and was staying there until she met someone to settle down with in the US. Stopped all conversation immediately after that and her profile was down the next day.

Anonymous
#1113170

Would love to compare photos. Just had run in with individual who sent the most beautiful emails.

Told me he is working on a pipeline in UK, but living in South Africa normally. Now need money. I haven't sent any as I don't have.

Would like to get as much info as possible about him. Can contact me on lynship3101@gmail.com

Anonymous
#1620123
@PissedConsumer1113170

I'd love to compare photos about this guy too.. please email pennilabute@comcast.net

Anonymous
#1062207

It is very difficult to meet soul mate, life has no meaning without love

On the other hand, many married people are disappointed and divorce nowdays.

dating to right person must be really difficult.

I tried online dating on http://www.meetsouls.com and http://www.angelreturn.com also http://www.erisdating.com

but no luck so far.

Anonymous
#1059263

I believe my older Sister is being conned by a guy whom she met on zoosk, who is in Malaysia being held there as he had too big a pay cheque after working there as an engineer to be allowed to leave until verified!! I mean really and he has asked her to open bank accounts here in UK for his friend to put money in...!!

Major alarms going off here, but I can't get my Sister to see it....what to do.

Have looked up the guy's name Richard Russo on web, but comes up with nothing, I have a picture supposedly of him he sent to her as well! Where to go from here!

Anonymous
#1078522
@PissedConsumer1059263

do you have a photo to post

Anonymous
#1390171
@PissedConsumer1078522

I have also been on-line dating a Richard Russo.......same story re too big a pay cheque

Anonymous
#1084480
@PissedConsumer1059263

I wasted a whole day talking to this man Jonathan J Stewart and he asked for money and then a western union thing. When I

refused he stopped talking to me.

I looked him up on checkmate.com and he is not the person belonging to that name. I'm trying to find where I can report him because he is still on Zoosk

Anonymous
#1376452
@PissedConsumer1059263

Same story here in AUSTRIA two years later (!). Malaysia, Engineer, same name, forged passport copy, forged check copy.

The pictures he sends are not him! BEWARE!

Anonymous
#1051678

I live in Qld Australia & he has also contacted me on POF a dating site, yesterday 21 Oct 2015. He said he lives in Brisbane.

Should have searched here first but he is obviously still at it of course (2 years later) - still using the line hugs & kisses in the right places. Sent a long email about his life. Also found him on facebook. He also wanted me to open Yahoo messenger I suggested Skype.

He said he lives in Brisbane & I am visiting Brisbane in two months, I suggested we met when I get there, so that may be interesting. I have had other guys from other dating sites try to *** me in the past but there is no way I would ever give a stranger money so he has picked the wrong person here.

I have only just sent the first email to him, so it will be interesting to see what happens next. I will advise POF that he is a scammer.

Anonymous
#1043584

hmmmm. I've been receiving messages from him as well and he said he's in South Africa and wanted me to open Yahoo messenger and that he's a widower... Sound familiar????

Anonymous
#1043588
@PissedConsumer1043584

OMG yes!!!!

Anonymous
#1053583
@PissedConsumer1043584

Very familiar. 3 Kids in Kiev. Wife died of cancer 6yrs ago.

Anonymous
#1035937

Yes my mum was also duped by this conman Roger. To good to be true usually is but lucky she had us to search him up. Same story he usually gives by looking at it.

Feel sorry for vulnerable woman who may look to get sucked in so going to try and plaster him everywhere we can so he's flagged up.

Useful tool is on google popping in a picture to search for you and he will pop up as the true *** artist he is.

Anonymous
#995063

I recently had a man on Zoosk try and scam me out of $500. He had said he had wanted to buy his nephew a $500 ITunes gift card for his nephews birthday.

When that didn't work he asked for my banking information. I didn't fall for his scam. Zoosk does have a section on their website that tells their members and potential members to watch out for scam artists.

I still have his email address and phone number. I'm considering reporting him to Zoosk so other women would be aware of scam and to avoid being scammed by him.

Anonymous
#990622

Thank you, thank you. I was suspicious when I was contacted on a dating site by a person who said he was Roger Watts with the same email address as mentioned...rogerwatts1960@gmail.com.

He said he was a global contractor working on a rig in Saldanha Harbour off Capetown South Africa. Said his wife died of Cancer and his 3 children lived in Ukraine. Also, that he was coming back to his home in Maryborough Queensland Australia when the job was finished. He listed his phone number as 01127603227298.

He has started ending his emails with "kisses and hugs in all the right places"! I have had numerous experiences of contacts from scammers and have always been suspicious from the start.

They all sound the same. I am so thankful to read the above...just good to know I was right to think that this man is a scammer.

Paris Hill

parisbluefox@hotmail.com

Zoosk Reviews

  1. 685 reviews
  2. 218 reviews
  3. 108 reviews
  4. 68 reviews
  5. 55 reviews
Zoosk reviews