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Have you ever been the victim of a con? What was your experience?

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      (華娃娃) ChinaDoll wrote Feb 21, 2009
    • Reason I asked for I woke up with a nightmare... I don’t know why.  Those who know me know that I listen to my Guardian Angel.  So this seems to be another message he asks me to ask.  No particular reason, I am just following order.  With love.




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      3sa wrote Feb 21, 2009
    • I was once.  I don’t speak of it though.




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      (華娃娃) ChinaDoll wrote Feb 21, 2009
    • I experienced it about 20 yeas ago.  This guy from CA Chinatown came to Utah.  I think he was a leader in a gangster in Chinatown.  I think he is a drug addict.  He told my ex that his daughter was ill and no money to buy meds.  So my ex gave him $ which we found out he used it on drugs.  Also, he brought in a coach or a dead mouse to a Chinese restaurant, ordered a hot and sour soup which is usually dark in color, then he secretly put in the soup.  Called the owner and threatened to report to Health Dept. The owner gave him $ to shut it up even though he knew it was a setup.  Luckily, he moved out of town probably using the same tactics all around.

      My ex was another one though he was not profession.  He told many mutual friends of ours that he needed $ to support me and my baby.  So my friends lend him $ thinking they were helping me.  He used it on other luxuries items instead.  

      Sad... I just don’t know how people can be so ill in their souls.  God have mercy and slap them hard, I pray.




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      (華娃娃) ChinaDoll wrote Feb 21, 2009
    • 3sa: if you don’t mind sharing.  Love to hear.  No pressure.

      COME ON!  SHOUT IT OUT!  WOMAN!!!!!!




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      Naz K wrote Feb 21, 2009
    • I look menacing so the con artist falls apart before the talk ends, it’s very funny. Although a guy in New Jersey tried to con me out of my watch (early 90s) and I started screaming Help and he took off like an 80s hairdo without gel.




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      Jenz ~ wrote Feb 21, 2009
    • Yes. Bought a car with a lien on it. Cost me $1200.oo  

      GRRRRRRRRRRRRR




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      (華娃娃) ChinaDoll wrote Feb 21, 2009
    • My ex was also naive. He received promotional requests saying if you buy this, guaranteed you will get back a Cadillac, $10K, or one of these prices.  I ended up with boxes of vitamins, pens, etc.  Luckily, one of my dear friend is a counselor to a judge, so he helped me to draft up a letter and return the items with refund.  It took my ex 3 or 4 times before he fully understood the Conning process.  What a mess!

      Talking about ADHD or stupidity.  Jee, I am bxtchy today.




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      Doreen XoXo wrote Feb 21, 2009
    • I havent yet!!  estatic




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      Inakika wrote Feb 21, 2009
    • I had someone to pretend they were raising money, so she sent out an email asking if we would contribute to a reputable organization, which was really a con. She kept the money for herself.
      I am leery about people who go on-line begging for help, making others feel bad about their situation. We are all having hard times lately, yet we deal with it as we can. I don’t put all my financial crap out there for everyone to see. You just do what you gotta do.




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      UK Girl wrote Feb 21, 2009
    • I’m always cynical when you see folk on line talking about money ...your right Ingrid everyone has problems you just buckle down and get on with it ...  

      Having said that I have a friend KARYN BOSNAK who years ago did a website Saving Karyn and raised money to clear her debts [Link Removed] she also sold her stuff etc; she now gives advice to folk in debt and wrote a book about her site ...


      Ukgirl, Your links have been removed, please consider upgrading to premium membership.




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      Denise Richardson wrote Feb 21, 2009
    • Yeah! In a church, and thats all I'm going to say on that one (((China)))  lol.




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      Karyn Olson wrote Feb 21, 2009
    • I have....and it is kind of embarrassing and a part of my past that I don’t like to talk about...but I was taken for a large amount of money...12,000 Canadian to be exact...maybe one day I will tell you all about it...




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