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Name: ricardo dipego
Address: 1071 w.15th st. chicago IL 60608 989-385-5096
Other Comments: This is the address this scammer gave me. There was a Ricardo at this address and he told me to be careful who I meet on the internet. This scammer sent me pics of a daughter he called Kate. And also of himself. I am sure they are not him!! He wanted me to send 800.00 to him because he was robbed and shot at!! He also said his daughter was badly hurt in the hospital. I am scared now because he has pics of me and my kids and I am afraid of being a part of this scam!! He also has my phone # and address. I gave it to him long before he asked for the money!! Stupid me!
I think Louis Manuel on Perfect match.com has just changed his sign-on to STARTREK
He's 40 and in Houston, widowed and the 'in his own words profile sounds like the same slimy guy....
I think its him because a couple of days ago he asked if I lived in Houston (he had forgotten the story)
anonymous from United States
LOUIS is still out on the DATE.com website as LMM_68. The website has not removed him yet,,,
be very careful, he has logged on within the past 24 hours again.....
FOR AUSTRALIA WOMEN UP ABOVE ON 9/4; HERE'S HERE IN THE US SITE MEGA FRIENDS AND SEEMS TO BE TIED UP WITH THIS GROUP AS WELL.
kind hearted man looking for a soulmate
Nickname: harriswalker99 Gender, age: male, 51
Location: Pasadena, Texas Born on: Apr. 9, 1958
Zodiac sign Aries Status: widowed
Looking for: women Orientation: heterosexual
Race: caucasian/white Body Type: a few extra pounds
Height: 5ft6in-5ft8in (167-173cm) Hair color: black
Hair length: short curly Religion: other
Education: PhD/Post doctorate Speaks: English,
Smoking: non-smoker Drinking: don't drink at all
Drugs: no drugs Has Children: yes, sometimes at home
Wants Children: maybe Willing to relocate: unknown
Job: Self-employed Income: over 100k US$
Skype: Contact by Skype
ICQ Number: Contact by ICQ AIM ScreenName: Contact by AIM
Yahoo Messenger: Contact by YIM MSN Messenger: Contact by MSN
Member Type: Free member Last Here: Prefer not to say
I am a person who looks beyond what may be the obvious. Character is worth more than flashiness. I am a person who appreciates honesty and a great sense of humor. I love to laugh and to enjoy the simple things in life. I would appreciate a person who has a good sense of who she is and a sense of direction about where she wants to be. I can appreciate a woman who sees a man as a friend and a partner...
I know that men and women all have an inner child within and that is why I would appreciate days filled with fun and laughter. I respect and adhere to taking care of business in life--family, work, community, etc Yet, I know life involves alance. I look for the good in most situations and choose to look for the good in others. I know that life involves give and take and that what you seek--is that you must be willing to give and demonstrate yourself. I am romantic at heart. I like to be appreciated and complimented to which I would do the same for that special someone.....
I like discovering new things about the person you meet. I am a person who looks for the possibilities versus what cannot be achieved. life is better going through with a special one instead of just any one. I like poetry I like trying new things. I respect the direct approach-that is saying what you mean and meaning what you say. I believe in smiling-even when things are not going as perfect as you had hoped. A smile can brighten someone's day-I liken smiling--it is one of my trademarks...
I feel all is not fair in love and war. That is, I feel you should give someone your best and that you should exercise respect and honesty. I appreciate genuine companionship and soul inspired relationship. You the one in which you can feel the earth move beneath your feet with just one kiss. Or, one in which you spend idle moments just thinking about the other person.......
I’m searching for my life long partner to share a Great Life of Love with; romance, long slow kisses, feeling very special, intimacy, spirituality, pleasurable communication, dancing, meeting of the minds, opening a door for you, flowers, traveling and other exciting interests and adventures, A GREAT LIFE of LOVE!! I am one who strongly believes in respect and that without respect, you can’t experience true love and generate a healthy relationship... I believe in a smaller “wow” when it is first a friendship and then a larger “Wow” later as it evolves into a Beautiful Loving committed relationship... I believe it’s not just what you are like on the outside, but more about what you are like on the inside. I’m seeking friendship first, (no game playing please) with someone who appreciates some of the same temperaments and interests I enjoy..
That special someone is a woman with integrity, she's compatible with me, having similar beliefs - New Age and is responsible, intelligent, has a sense of humour, positive, is clean and neat in habit and appearance, romantic, passionate about living and loving. I would prefer that someone to show interest and be supportive of my work. I like an adventurous person who likes travel, nature and enjoys being home. She is a woman who is at peace with herself. I am hoping to connect with people of like minds to form friendship first and then leave the rest to the Universe... I'm a gentle soul, quiet and certainly not what most people would assume - a social butterfly. Instead I'm the quiet watchful, listener who will provide u with a listening ear after a tough day, and not judge, or assume or tell u what to do. I love nature, and water and feel an especial kinship to just being near water and having water right near my home. I feel the peace of the world in the breeze across the water, the lapping of the waves on the shore, the unassuming nature of water and nature. I am one with nature, and could spend hours just sitting by the beach, river, lake, ocean and stitch, read, listen to music and feel at the end of a day that I've had an incredible day...
I dont ask too much of a person, i like somebody who is honest, reliable, tender, likes to show her emotions, likes to comunicate in the good or bad times, funny and romantic. i like to have a relation based on love, comunication, care for each other and respect each other space, likes, dislikes... i want someone close to me in the heart....I dont like lies, no matter if the situacion is bad i prefer to know the truth, i think that when people comunicates in a madure way things can be solved...
anonymous from United States
Here are the other profiles and names that almost match exactly.... There has got to be more than 1 person running this scam.
On match.com this morning (and then I got blocked)
Heartseeking174 - I think in TX before I got blockedf
Honeypieluve in TX
Startrek 40 in Houston
Smiling judge101 41
Julio 41 in San Diego
Loverman211 42 (no picture yet
Alexio 41 in Chicago
Kelly 40 in Chicago
Whoever you are, I hope this is helping you out to track him.
anonymous from United States
He got to me too. Contacted me on 8/27/09 through Perfect Match site (he goes by 'Louis Manuel' and 'LJM' on that site - I notified PM today and hopefully they have deactivated his profile). Claimed to be living in Malibu with his daughter, that his wife died 5 years ago of GoodPasture disease, yadda, yadda, yadda. Claims to be in the UK on a business trip to sell a shipment of cars. Luckily, he gave me his middle name yesterday so I was able to do a Google search on him today - this site was the very first hit. Thanks to everyone who has commented on this site - you have saved me and doubtless lots of other women from a lot worse trouble. He hadn't hit me up for money yet, but he was setting it up - he claimed to have had the most awful day yesterday. If I hear back from him, I'm going to turn it around and ask HIM for money.
Here are his contact details as of Sep. 8, 2009:
text id: 92601
UK phone [he's supposed there on business]: 011 44 702 407 6517
anonymous from United States
Matthew (or Matt) Martinez is another alias of this fellow. Claims to be divorced, living in West Hollywood, CA (but a total homophobe, which is what turned me off so we never spoke for very long) with his teen daughter. Sent me the pictures posted on this site already of the dark haired guy with the double pierced ears.
And I just got contacted today by a 'Ken' from Tabor City, NC who is widowed with an under 18 year old at home (with no posted photo). Clearly the same scam artist.
All contacts were made through the PerfectMatch web site. Beware ladies!
anonymous from United States
'MeMyselfAndI' from West Hollywood, CA on PerfectMatch is the SAME scammer who has claimed to be Matthew (or Matt) Martinez on the same site in the past few weeks - same pictures, same divorced dad with teen daughter living at home story.
firstname.lastname@example.org from Ghana
I AM READY TO GIVE UP ON SCAMMING, BUT ARE YOU LADIES READY FOR WHAT IS COMING UP NEXT, BECAUSE IF I LEAVE SCAMMING THERE IS NO OTHER BUSINESS TO DO. WE ARE AN ORGANISATION AND WE ARE THINKING OF GOING INTO PONOGRAPHY PRINTING COMPANY WITH ALL THE PRIVATE PICTURES WE HAVE GOT FROM SOME LADIES. WELL I NEED SUGGESTIONS, IF YOU WANT ME TO STOP TELL ME AN DI WILL STOP. WAITING FOR ANSWERS. PEACE
achyna girl from United States
Ladies~this is the love scammer who contacted me via MySpace last yr.He goes by the name Kenneth Jenks or 'K'. Said he was trapped in U.K. Daughter was hit by a car while walking to friends to email me. He claimed to be a widow with one child who was currently living with his mother. He had a very thick accent. Said he needed money to get an operation for her and when I didnt, he went so far as to say she had died!! I had received the same pictures of 'Kate', who would email me as well. Later this scum sunk so low that he said he would be willing to still marry me but needed money for his deceased daughter's medical bill!! After I caught wind of his game I saught revenge by pretending that I would supply money via Western Union. Finally, on the phone 'Kenneth' got very angry and told me that his daughter's blood was on my hands. In an email I told him that he was a love scammer and that I would inform the FBI. He immediately shut down his MySpace page after telling me that he could find someone better.
I was initially contacted by a 'kenneth jenks' on MySpace in October of 2008. He used the following email address to send pics of 'daughter' Kate: kenneth_ r_jenks@ yahoo.com. He claimed to be in U.K. finishing up a contracting job. Was a widow and was soon to be returning to states. His daughter used the email addrs: email@example.com and readily called me 'mum' after initial email until she suddenly got hit in a tragic car accident. That's when the money requests began. He has a female accomplice with last name Jenks who was used to pick up West Union funds. We lost contact around Feb 2009 after I declined to provide any money. LADIES BEWARE: HE SEEMED VERY PUSHY ABOUT ME USING MY OWN LAPTOP 2 COMMUNICATE INSTEAD OF A PUBLIC LIBRARY COMPUTER. Dont do it!! This may be a means to hack info. Does anyone know what I should be doing in terms of a follow up post incident. I gave my address along with personal pics. If you are reading this SCAMMER, YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE ON JUDGEMENT DAY,TRUST!
You can put Pius O. Peters as one of the Nigerian scammers.