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Dating scammer Steve MacDonald


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Name: Steve MacDonald


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This guy says he is 38 on okcupid and 33 on webdate.

I exchanged a few emails and IM's after meeting him on OKcupid. He is supposedly Irish, living in the U.S. but travels to France, Italy & Africa for business. He says he is a gemstone buyer. His command of English is not good, he gets very testy if you ask personal questions, and he was quick to want to form a romantic bond without wanting to meet...since he is out of the country so much. I decided to ignore him and he sent me an IM with a virus attached. I didn't think much about him being a scammer until recently and decided to do a little research. I had unfortunately deleted his emails so I can't track his IP address. I found the second profile at webdate with conflicting information. I feel sure he is a scammer of some sort.

Both accounts on the dating sites are stmac102030.


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2008-08-15, 17:38:56   (updated: )
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2008-10-23, 13:11:13
anonymous from Charleston, United States  
well he send me money and takes care of me, so it would be nice if you took his name off this list

2008-11-14, 23:25:20
anonymous from United States  
I had gotten a message on OKC a few days ago from 'Steve'...I've gotten messages from scammers before, and the language in his profile and message was very similar.

I decided to do a search for him online, and this was one of the first things that came up.

I don't know for certain that he is a scammer...but I'm inclined to think that I may have been right...
2008-11-26, 10:29:30
anonymous from United States  
Thanks, so he writes you too we are supposed to be getting married, how about keeping that open so we can see if he does the same for you
2008-12-27, 19:36:05
anonymous from Canada  
I too chatted with this guy, there was something very fishy about him. He had sent me a cheque that he wanted me to cash and deposit the cash into an account for him .. but little did he know that i wasnt born yesterday. Told me that he was living in Europe somewhere but when the cheque arrived it was supposidly from a college in my country but it was post marked from New York.. After i gave the police the cheque he inquired about it so I told him what i did and havent heard from him since .. woooottttt
2008-12-29, 07:00:24 from Australia  
2009-01-17, 18:47:04
anonymous from United States  
I have some of his emails but don't know how to track his IP address. Anyone know how we can do that?
2009-01-17, 20:16:36
anonymous from China  
2009-01-18, 19:41:19
anonymous from United States  
I tracked his IP address. He is from Nigeria. Just some confirmation that he isn't real, although we all already know this.

Thank you to whomever left the links for tracking the IP address.
2009-01-19, 15:31:41 from United States  
hey write me and I want to compare notes on this guy, I do have the address of where he wants the money sent
2009-01-19, 15:31:42 from United States  
hey write me and I want to compare notes on this guy, I do have the address of where he wants the money sent
2009-01-19, 15:34:15
anonymous from United States  
IP Address: sunnyvale, ca
2009-01-19, 15:42:49
anonymous from United States  
his friends name is
2009-01-20, 00:48:58
anonymous from China  
IP Address: sunnyvale, ca

THAT is YAHOO's IP address you tracked. not the scammers...
IP address
ISP     Yahoo
Country     United States
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