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Maroubra, New South Wales, Australia
| Oil Rig Scam - North Sea - Online Dating |
A scam involving online dating sites. You will be corresponding with a man â€“ usually very good looking who will tell you something along the lines of he is a Sub Contractor supplying his own equipment and currently is on the oil rig â€“ most likely in the North Sea. He will woo you with romantic emails, have you chatting on Gtalk (google) or Yahoo Messanger. He might even try to webcam you â€“ but he will only be able to see you, you will NEVER SEE HIM. He will tell you his webcam is broken, not working etc.
He will tell you how the production of his project is low, the equipment is not working and he can not come home until his project if completed.
Then he will tell you his credit card has been compromised when he sent you flowers (or gifts) online and can not buy the equipment he needs.
Then he will be asking you for a favour â€“ send money to him to buy the equipment so he can come home.
This person started using the name Matthew Cutriss but has moved onto other names / profiles since being reported to scam sites. See this below website we set up when we discovered Matthew Cutriss was a fake scammer.