The "evil twins" masquerading as generals fraudulently extort information and money on behalf of Marine Corps personnel, and they create malicious links for unsuspecting service members to access. But it will never vanquish all the con artists who bank on public respect for the military to gain money, power, sex or simply ego-boosting attention.
Not everyone using online dating sites is looking for love. As if all that isn’t bad enough, romance scammers are now involving their victims in online bank fraud.
Generally, a victim is contacted by someone online through various social media or a legitimate dating website.
The victim and the scammer create an online relationship.
People on the pictures are not associated with scammers in any way, they are just victims of identity theft.
If you are contacted by somebody using these pictures on a dating site or a social network, you are being scammed.