posted on May, 9 2017 @ 06:44 PM
I don't make many threads but I felt the need to make this one. Being a 25 year old, i don't have time for the bar scene. Anyway, I was in plenty of
fish, just scouring the scene. I get a message from an attractive, young African American woman. I'm not a bad looking guy so I didn't think much of
it. Her profile says that she's 19. I'm like okay cool. We chatted a little bit, mainly pleasantries. Then she asks if I wanted to text. I'm perfectly
okay with that. I typically used a texting app for people on that site so nobody gets my real number. I ask for her number and I get a weird response,
an emoji and her saying mine first. Whatever. We started texting (another odd point is that her area code was from South Carolina) and she starts
sending pictures( not nudes). Of course I say I like them. We chat a bit more and then bam she says something along the lines of I'm really 17 but
I'll be 18 on the 18th of April. That was 3 days away. So I didn't immediately end the conversation there. We chatted a bit more, she asked if I was
into black girls and I said it's on my bucket list. Then there was an awkward pause in the conversation. I sent a text and asked what she was up to.
What happened next completely messed me up( and still does, one month later).
I have something like 3 missed calls from this number and a long message. It says something along the lines of this is Mr. Davis, the girl's father, I
have been monitoring this conversation. I spoke to my lawyer and he said there is enough here to prosecute you for solicitation of a minor and lewd
conduct with a minor. My wife wants to prosecute you but I'm willing to give you the benefit of the doubt. You need to call me now. I text back and
ask how I solicited anything and he says you did, you need to call me. I'm freaking out, shaking in fear. So he calls again and I answer. He starts
telling me how things aren't good for me. He spoke to his lawyer (mind you this is a Saturday and there was only a 2 hour layoff in the conversation).
He said either I make things right or I will have a warrant out for my arrest. I said I will not contact this number again. He says that's not good
enough. More needs to be done. I tell him that I did not do what he says I did and he just keeps telling me it's federal law and I did something
wrong. I hung up the phone and went into some researching.
I found that this is something that is happening to many men on these sites. The vast majority of these scammers have phone numbers stationed in South
Carolina(483 area code). I found websites with experts who heard my story and said it's all of this elaborate scam! There are actually people who have
committed suicide over this (I can't say I haven't thought about it during the past month).
I made this topic so others can be informed about it. It's nearly been a month since all of this happened and I struggle with the fear that this
scammer brought me.
EDIT: Apparently, others are actually getting to the point where they give these scumbags money. My phone call only lasted 3 minutes and I kept
arguing with the scammer. Some men have given 1-2k
edit on 9-5-2017 by LaWnOrDeR92 because: Information added
edit on 9-5-2017 by LaWnOrDeR92 because: Info