The scams are becoming more and more complicated as time goes by.
For a civilian that is not subjected to the military a lot, and do not understand how it operates, they take the word of these douches.
Even in an emergency, the Soldiers family must contact the Red Cross and the Red Cross must contact the Soldiers unit for anything other that regular R&R!
Here are a few tips to help you avoid scams, and some basic tips for protecting your identity as provided by one of our fans educated in this area: And as always, if you’re not sure, ask questions!
They mainly target women that have no Military affiliation, or have never been around the Military, this way they know the women won’t pick up on their lies as fast.
You should never send money via Western Union to someone you have never met, as Western Union is an unsafe way to send money, because once it is sent you will never get it back.
Some of these civilians were scammed out of thousands of dollars.
And another form by the Army Vacation Board: And a fake DFAS Finance form: Here is another fake email: From: US FIANCE To: Sent: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 PM Subject: APPROVAL Dear Mam, \Your request have been successful added to the Us Army marriage Department Database ……….
Thanks Us Army Marriage Department No such thing as US Army Marriage Department!