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Name: sgt.James Lingo,ssgt. James Lingo, Lingo James, Lingo James Smit


Alice, Texas, United states
real location : NIGERIA

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The profound stolen photos of sgt. Lingo James I used to see on many social nets and dating sites, so knew about this scammer. It
was his ever first attempt to contact me. Since I did not responded his last mail I hope there will be silence with him.

HELLOOOOOO So sorry to infringe on your privacy, Its said that 'A picture is worth a thousand words, but when I saw yours it was more than words could explain. The charming profile is resistible, ...

hello can i no you more and can you plz give me your yahoo id so that we can chat better, this is mine sgt.lingojames at yah oo . com, so you can add me.. and we can get to no each other better from there and let see maybe it may even extend more than that if God say yes to use....... ssgt.James

hello are you there

HI, i am online now so i want you to add on hotmail messenger now its, so we can talk better from there talk to you soon

Well i think here is a little you need to know about me, I have a son he 10years old....... I lost his mom, my wife 8 years ago.. due to cancer of the lung.. don't want to go into that now.. I am the first child of my parent and i have a sister of 23 years of age now in the army too which she is is deployed to Germany for a complete course, and I Lost my parents after giving birth to my sister in an auto crash accident...

Am working with the Us Army currently deployed to Afghanistan as a special force Candidate and with the 56th Armored Brigade, 28th Infantry Division. The Special Forces Teams we are among the most specialized combat forces in the Army.We experience rigorous mental and physical training in order to carry out our missions in a quick and extremely effective manner. I am also a former US Marine infantryman, having served 8 active years with different infantry units, from Camp Middleton, CA. (1st battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, and 2nd battalion, 1st Marine Regiment) and Camp Jejune, NC (3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment).'Let me say that I am an Army reservist who has been called to active duty I volunteered to come, feeling it was my duty to use my skills to help bring peace to this world whether it be in mortal combat, or using my brain to help the people here create the conditions for peace. Thousands of innocents died here in Kabul where I am stationed. And for them, and all the survivors, I would gladly lay down all i am skilled for if I could make a difference, and save one two three, four, ten, hundred or thousand of people. Mankind will not continue without sacrifice by some of us.. Well working as a military man has been an hectic work here in the war zone.. Am from Clayton Ohio, I live in in Alice, Texas United States.. I have 2 birds, 2 dogs, 2 cars and a house in Texas.. in the military camp....

I am a honest, outgoing, loving, caring, sensual person. I am generally a little bit on the quiet/shy side. I'm a happy, friendly cuddly Lonely Man who enjoys life. I have a low circle of friends for wining and dining, trips to the cinema or theater, walks on the beach or in the countryside and cozy nights in. I value honesty, fidelity and companionship but also need space to pursue my own interests. I see myself as intelligent, with a good sense of humor and I don't take myself too seriously.I guess I am just a simple romantic at heart. I truly believe in open communication and affection.

In my spare time I love listening to music and doing some House chore, I also tap dance to keep fit but spend most of the time laughing with my friends. I have always danced all my life and really enjoy it, it's good fun and great exercise too. I like bowling and going to the cinema. I like to go to different restaurants and country pubs with good food and log fires in the winter.

I love life and people. Two things people notice in me are my eyes and my smile. I am very outgoing, independent, strong willed, quick witted, intelligent, sexy, sensuous, romantic, sincere, caring, and loving. I love cooking, gardening, music (all types), dancing, boating, sailing, beach walks, chilling with friends or just by myself. I'm just a nice, wholesome man with traditional values. The simple things in life really appeal to me: home, my son and sister, friends, good food and cuddling with that perfect woman which am about to get but with you i believe i will be happy i guess.

I believe in goodness & enjoy exploring myself and others. i take time to listen & to consider. kindness, passion & generosity are most important - yet i am not afraid of confrontation & when unavoidable have endured suffering to come out all the stronger & wiser because of it. i look forward to sharing knowledge & learning new stuff. the first day in a new country is my favorite thing - besides kissing... i believe life is hard but good, tomorrow is not promised, and nothing is better than sharing knowing glances with your partner and having a good time together.

All I want is to meet the woman that i could spend the rest of my with .. someone that i could do new thing with and that will see the world in a different shape with me.... I really don't know how serious about finding the right person for myself but am hoping to know more about you because i will be retiring from the army as soon as am out of here so that i could start a new life fresh with my dream woman ... A woman full of love, respect and will never think of cheating on me .... well i will say am a happy man and i have all i want to leave for, a comfortable life and a smooth nice one............. a man that i could put my mind at that will claim my beneficiary and my life will be depend on her and she will always be there for me always...... i want to be happy for the rest of my life and i love to live in a house of me and her, plan with her about the future together........

and am hereby telling you to atleast open a yahoo mail all because of me so that we can communicate better in yahoo messenger better...... lingojames

another mail and poem from him (poem of course copied from internet what I told him and he admitted)

want to no you‏

Am james, i am 48 years now and am looking for the right woman to take care of me baby,,,,,, i want you in my life and if truly you want a man that will take care of you with love care joy peace money and so on just let chat and get to no me more baby, baby i just want you to try and open a mail all because of me and see what you have to dod for each other baby, am worth millions baby,,,,, wanting to no you....

this poem for you

Our love is unconditional, we knew it from the start
I see it in your eyes, you can feel it from my heart
From here on after let's stay the way we are right now
And share all the love and laughter
That a lifetime will allow

You will always be the miracle that makes my life complete
And as long as there's a breath in me, I'll make yours just as sweet
As we look into the future, it's as far as we can see
So let's make each tomorrow be the best that it can be

And if along the way we find a day it starts to storm
You have got the promise of my love to keep you warm

I cross my heart and promise to
Give all I've got to give to make all your dreams come true
In all the world you'll never find a love as true as mine

Email Sender:
At Sun, 8 Apr 2012 11:41:43 -0700 (PDT), the email sender sent you an email from the IP address located in Nigeria.
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MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria

at the same time he corresponded with other lady who also put comments on it

ok my woman, i will send it tonight baby and i want to thank you so so much baby you have really made day so better and grateful baby and i will send you every detail tonight baby and hope you did not forget how much i need baby. thanks so much

Hello...... Can i say thank you for your help and i want you to get it in mind that i will get you the money back i make it a promise baby and i really crossed my heart baby, and i promise you wont lose your house baby and am hereby thanking you so so much baby and am telling you to pay the money here baby, it is who will get it to the doctor baby...
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City.. Castleberry
State.. Alabama
Zip-code.. 36432
So she will get it to the doctor and i will be so glad if you get it done quickly baby and you should mail me the payment information so that it can get to the doctor quick baby..... thanks

His last mail to me :

hello again‏

our future together......
I wanted to tell you today how good I feel about us and our future. I enjoyed being with you. It seems that everything we do is even more meaningful because it isn't just for today ... it's for always. You make me feel really happy, and I'll always love making you feel special too.

I'm glad that I can count on you to be there when I need someone to understand, to encourage, to reassure me and I hope you realize you can always count on me too. We share so much of our lives, but it's nice to know that we can still go our own ways now and then and somehow, the more we grow as individuals, the closer we become.

I'm so satisfied with all we have together, and I'm sure that those feelings will last ... that I'll cherish you through a lifetime of beautiful tomorrows. I want you to know how pleased I am to be a part of your life, how much it means to me to know I'll always be in love with you and only you!

Love always,

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2012-07-23, 17:42:54
anonymous from Dayton, United States  
This is the 4th scammer I've met from a date site 2 on Zoosks one of them being James Lingo I am from a military family how can we stop these guys It's so wrong I never gave money to any of them but a couple have led me on for a bit One of them goes by the name Brian on zoosks biker guy started talking the same kinda of stuff almost identical to lingo they are everywhere Thanks for the info Apprecialted kota
2012-07-24, 07:32:15
It is known fact that scammers from Nigeria, Ghana and Malaysia used stolen military photos. I recognized them all and they are on every dating site or social nets. Even when reported to prevent them from scamming, they are allowed to sign to sites again.

The best is to check trough picture search on google usually always come information where is that scammer already reported. When such person contacts me I am not rather contacting them or exchange some short message or mail to learn about real location. I had second attempt from 'general Petraeus' who is verified in Ghana and Nigeria, the same Lingo - all scammers impersonating real one are also from Ghana and Nigeria. Some of them use civilian photos of US army staff so one has to learn also this photos.Bad grammar is another alerting sign.

It is good to know that none of military staff is exposed on dating sites nor social sites with exeptions accompanied with data from Wikipedia. Some generals have such page on social net and under it you can see scammers with the same photos. Some scammers are inventious and even put data or part of data from real staff biographies
or wikipedia informations.

None of military askes money for leave and other matters. One cannot stop them but be careful and exposed scammers to alert others. Some military high rank officers put even warning on their official profiles that they know their pictures are used by scammers.
2012-07-30, 17:29:13
anonymous from United States  
I was lead on for over three months from a man I met on a dating site. He calls himself First Lt. Lingo Richard ( We would chatted via IM messaging for hours during different times of the day; although, there always seemed to be a problem with the internet connectivity on the weekends. Deployed in Afghanistan for nearly two years he told me and was planning to retire this year. He said he loved me and wanted to get married. Was questionable at first but he was very sweet and smooth. He told me that if I were his woman he would near let me go. Said he owns an expensive home in Maysville, NC. and he wanted to take care of me. This went on for several weeks.

I thought that it sounded too good to be true. And I was right. Just a few weeks ago he told me that he was tired of being in Afghanistan and that being there was killing him. He mentioned Military Release Documents that would cost $5000.00 to apply for an early release. He didn't seem to know when he would be coming home but would always say that it would be soon and that it’s up to the military.

We made plans to be together forever. Thought he loved. I feel in love with him. I shared my personal life and family with him. We did webcam. He was able to view me, but it was not allow for him to be seen due to his location. We planned to live a beautiful life together. But, I always thought something was not right. The thing is, early on I did a search on him but it turned up nothing at the time. Not until early this morning when we were chatting.

He was so concerned about my financial situation that he consulted a military friend who dealt with military finances. He suggested that they would transfer money to my credit cardholder to pay off debt on a weekly basis; however, not all the money I would keep. They would send $1000 - $1500 at a time and I would keep about $500.00 at a time until my entire credit card was paid off. I would then forward the remaining money to a Colonial in North Carolina. He did not have this Colonial’s name but assured me that it was a great plan and I had nothing to worry about.

I never sent him any money and I did not feel comfortable with this money transfer situation. As I was talking to him, I did a search of name Lingo Richard for military dating scams. OH MY GOD! There his name was and his pictures on, accounts with different names. He had told me just a week ago that he did not believe in and would never have an account. I called him on that and he made like he forgot that he might have had an account in the past. I copied and pasted photos that I found from my search directly to him, as we were still talking. And asked, is this you? He went on and on to convince me that those were not his accounts and he had not posted the pictures. He thanked me for being the best women, then telling me that he will inform the military right away to do an investigation. He joked about a military guy he knew that had his picture used for ill purposes.

I can't believe this has happened. After continual searching I found more pictures of him with different names; Steven Lingo from Denver, Colorado, Sgt. James Lingo, Tim Lingo, Lingo James, Lingo James Smit and Lingo Parke. There are pictures of him and many other soldiers too. Here’s the link http://militarygear..of-shame/. It’s going to take some time for me to get over this. I feel as though someone I loved very much has died.

I am including a picture of Lingo Richard, but there is also another listed on this site. Be safe ladies!

2012-07-31, 21:53:25
anonymous from United States  
All I can say is Thank God for girlfriends. They alerted me to this page. The pictures are of a military man named james lingo. A good looking man. The writer of the emails did not know the english language very well. For 1 week we chatted many times on Yahoo messenger, we webcam but he could only see me. First mistake. After first week started talking about leave. Told general I was going be his beneficiary. WHAT? Only thing I sent him were magazines and a card. That probably made him mad. One of his chats he got mad i was asking too many questions. Said he had to go. General emailed me an address to send the package to in Alabama, this agent would forward the package to james. My second mistake.Started talking about my divorce and how much money i GOT. Wanted me to send gifts. Wanted to know what kind of accounts I had. This is crazy, these people have to be stopped NOW. I feel bad for the people who's pictures are being used. This is really really crazy.
2012-08-01, 11:36:27
anonymous from United States  
This man also goes by Sgt. Lingo Ramson. Contacted me through iMesh Feb.25, 2012. Claimed he was 47, single Dad, in Libya on a peace keeping mission, retiring in 3 mo. We didn't chat long, about 4 days, that is when he asked me to buy him a satellite phone so he could hear my voice. When I questioned him about the Blackberry Ts2 military device he was using to e-mail me, that was the last I heard from him. He sent me all of the above pics.
2012-08-01, 12:25:22
Miss Marple from United States  
2012-07-30, 17:29:13
RE:Richard Lingo

I am very sorry that you are scammed,even if you did not sent any money the emotional part can take harder as it do now for you ,google and your instinct saved you from become robbed financially by this scammer and also involved in money laundry which i believe the scammer planed for you all along! This mans pictures have been abused by sammers since 2009 and he is an victim in these scams too,it is terrible ! The webcams sessions you tell about here is an sign of an scammer ,scammers do not generally show up for the reason he would be discovered of course,the scammer is an black man from Nigeria or i can say scammers as i think it has been involved more than 1 scammer,they operate out from gangs ,normally up to 6 scammers can be involved..i do hope you have ceased and also blocked this scammer from future attempts to contact you again,scammers do not admit their crimes and it is useless to confront them with anything ! Could you please post here some of his mails? as the introduction mail and the money asking mail? it is good for other readers and other victims in this scam to find when they do researches online. I met an scammer from Nigeria too once and it was hard emotionally for an while ,please do not let this thing take your joy of life away ,and you will not get scammed like this again as you know now how scammers operates...

All kind regards //Miss Marple//


2012-08-06, 12:02:55
anonymous from United States  
Is there anyone who has been contacted by a jacobs jones aka jacob johnson aka thomas wagner, and if so i need to know if this man is a scammer ? he is very good at what he does! and i think he might have scammed me!
2012-08-07, 19:11:44
anonymous from United States  
2012-08-08, 07:48:33
anonymous from United Kingdom  
hi can someone help me i have been reading ur site and think i getting scammed met him on dating site talked for couple weeks he really to good to be true claiming his love for me when he dont no me u no the kind i talking about !! he said he a sargent in army and got we boy he a widower of 8 yrs and lives with his mum and a maid who looks after his son while he away to nigeria on a piecekeeping mission , cut long story he asked me for money no i have not gave him any as i wont give him any i wil post his pic does anyone reconise this man ?? his name he using is michae stenberg .

2012-08-10, 03:10:42
Message to anonymous. Very big doubt that your guy from dating site went for peace mission to Nigeria. There is no such mission, he bulled you. The scammer Lingo is using stolen photos from real sergeat Lingo James in US army.

This picture is stolen as well, name on uniform is difficult to recognize. I believe you were contacted by scammer from Nigeria or Ghana and a black man. On surname I found this

maybe it was not mail he used with you, but scammers use more mails when targetting ladies to scam.
If you have his mail you can google it as the whole, then by part of as his nick - you can find more on him for instance then look just for johnpaul... You can put also photo on search.
2012-09-05, 00:30:35
anonymous from United States  
I received email from James lingo and I thought he was for real and my daughter told me it's scam!!!! I was so upset!! Yea A nice lookin white male and you're not gonna to believe this man from Kabul where he supposely stationed???
2012-09-05, 00:49:31
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