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Beware of Scammers on Tagged

I have been a member of Tagged for some time but lately the scammers are coming out of the woodwork.

I have met lots of people from on line and most of them are great but you must beware that there are also those who are out there just to pray on others.

Since I began writing for Triond over a year ago I have joined many social networking sites to post my articles on and make new friends one of which is Tagged.com. I never really did much on the site or added many friends but I did post my articles and held one more back link to my content.

Over the past couple of weeks I have been receiving all the site has to offer with meeting new people. I guess maybe it has happened because I finally completed my profile and my status is single. I think this was my first mistake.

I have been receiving mail messages from guys from all walks of life. Some are gorgeous and some are just ordinary looking but none of them can speck correct English. The little light bulb in my brain goes off every single time I receive one of these messages and blinks warning, warning this is a scam.

Here is one of the messages sent to me by a so called guy who is interested in me:

Hello.
How are u doing today,hope u are doing fine and how is ur family doing … and happy new year over there doing… …anyway..dont be suprise that i get intouch with u …i was just browsen and i came along with ur profile so i decided to sent this mail to u if my request is acepted from u….anyway here is a little more about myself
i am tim by name and i am age of 45 years and i am single.i have one dauther … and i am looking for seriousness long term relationship with a lovely woman that can love me for who i am not what i have…. and i am very Sensitive, Relaxed, Romantic, Spontaneous, Creative, Responsible
I enjoy: Music, Tours, Restaurant, Theater, Cooking, TV and Radio, swiming and playing vidoe games ,I also need woman who will cheerish me and have eqully love for each other which is 100% / 100%. A woman in which i look at always see smile from her, A woman who will make me feel untop of the world. I love to learn about my woman and also her background and my woman should be ready to accomodate me any given tme we both agre to be together.
l want u to know that i have been into relationship with a woman before but it happen that we have seperated and i am single now since then…i have never been with any other woman … i would love to chat with u or we can exchange mail to each other from here and see where it can lead us too.
here is my email add
tim_nelson02@yahoo.com
Hoping to hear from u again
tim

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  1. Guy Hogan

    On January 24, 2010 at 11:22 am


    If I don’t meet someone just by living my life I’m certainly not going to try to meet someone over the Internet. So, I don’t have this problem; but I know that a lot of people do use the Internet to meet people and your article will help to keep them out of trouble.

  2. amandeep13

    On January 24, 2010 at 11:26 am


    nice work.

  3. cosmin1512

    On January 24, 2010 at 11:42 am


    nice work & great tips

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  4. Kirstyanne Ross

    On January 24, 2010 at 12:06 pm


    Some good tips Linda, I hope you told this guy where to get off and took him off your messenger etc? Hope you are well?

  5. Inna Tysoe

    On January 24, 2010 at 3:40 pm


    Linda–well written. Hope all is well with you.

    Inna

  6. Christine Ramsay

    On January 25, 2010 at 10:14 am


    Thank you for this warning. You can never be too careful.

    Christine

  7. Lauren Axelrod

    On January 26, 2010 at 4:27 pm


    I don’t even have an account there and I have gotten spam emails. Great info and thanks for researching this.

  8. revivor

    On January 30, 2010 at 7:37 pm


    sorry to hear all this, Linda

  9. Angela

    On February 4, 2010 at 7:45 am


    There is a guy, Tagged ID is Donald E (donald_elvis2000@yahoo.com), work in rig of middle ocean, very handsome from picture, he needs urgent help to transfer money to his daugther otherwise she will die because he can not transfer money. This is his account
    Name: Larry Scott
    Adress: No 123 airport road benin city
    Country. Nigeria

    Please be careful this guy everyone.

  10. chrissy

    On August 1, 2012 at 4:58 pm


    a guy on tagged called frey and frey E age 55 from usa and provo. he,s got two profile,s on there, he,s definetly a scammer i was chatting to him for a bit and checked his email addy out on scam alert and romance.com he,s criminal scammer he goes under a lot of names and the pic,s are,nt him its a innocent solider from usa armyann comes from lagos nigeria he,s on different site,s fb oasis my space badoo bebo etc

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