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Afghanistan Military Scams Continue Despite Warnings

Have you been in contact with someone from the military who claims to be deployed in Afghanistan? Or maybe is overseas working for the U.N.?  If you or someone you know is in a situation such as this, pay special attention to this information. Military scams have continued growing despite the warnings, and its time […]

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Afghanistan Internet Fraud and Military Dating – The Risk

American soldiers have become unintentional protagonists of one of the most increasing scam schemes of the modern era, military romance scams.  Online romance scams like these are an epidemic sweeping the world and many organizations, including the US Army’s Criminal Investigation Division, have been working on alerting the public and giving out useful information on […]

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Pakistan Military Scams a Problem for Struggling Nation

Military scams are not easy to detect, which is why authorities and many crime fighting organizations are sending an alert.  As statistics and media stories have shown, anyone can be a victim.  Even Army investigators in the United States have released an alert and information on the matter to prevent victims from falling for this […]

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Afghanistan Military Scams Show Sharp Increase

Military scams have a long history. Back when there was no internet, scammers used to write physical letters to people claiming to be a soldier deployed far away and in some kind of hardship. Around that time, it was even harder for people to communicate with someone on the other side of the world, and […]

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Online Dating: How to Verify a Soldier in Afghanistan

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID) receives hundreds of reports of victims of military scams every day.  So does our investigation team. Online criminals claiming to be U.S. military service members serving in Afghanistan are all around the web luring their victims into a romance scam. No social network or online dating site is […]

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Identity Theft a Growing Problem for Military Members

Members of the U.S. Armed Forces are now the target of a new enemy: internet criminals.  Military service members are being impacted by con-artists operating online in more ways than one.  On one hand, scammers are increasingly creating fake profiles on online dating sites and social networking sites to scam unsuspecting victims.  Such profiles often […]

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