He says he needs you to pay for his R&R leave because the Army doesn’t pay for it. A real soldier will not request money to travel home as he doesn’t need it!
If all an Army spouse had to do was email her soldier’s commander to get him home from deployment, don’t you think ALL Army spouses would be doing this? The Army does not require leave requests from Army family members.
In fact, even in the case of the death of an immediate family member, the information has to be verified by the American Red Cross before the soldier’s command is contacted for possible leave by officials at the Red Cross – they don’t just take your word for it.
What’s funny is he’ll type over the only legitimate information on the card and replace it with something that makes no sense. Some of these scumbags are using the pictures of soldiers who were killed in action to run their scams.
It’s sick.99.9% of military guys overseas don’t have the time available to them to email, chat and Skype for hours at a time or even every day online. And most have no interest in “dating” someone online while they’re deployed.
Despite the profile having recent activity, posts from what appeared to be a continuous deployment, and even comments and praise from friends, there were plenty of signs that Peter’s identity had been faked.“You’d at least expect to see plenty of activity from loved ones, as well as posts about important life events like the birth of a niece or nephew, or the birthday of a sibling or parent.” Additionally, the man was claiming to be in his 50s, an appropriate dating age bracket for Phoebe, the client.