We have gotten a lot of emails lately asking us about Military members overseas asking for cash from civilians, mainly women, to come home for leave from Afghanistan or telling the women that they have a very sick child that they need to come home and see.
Attached with this email is the Policy and Instructions for Leave Request,if you agree with the terms for his leave.
please print it out, endorse and send it back to us via email.” This is the form he sent: THIS IS A FAKE FORM NOT AN OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT DOCUMENT Another document attached to the email, these are listed as instructions, again another fake form.
First off, when a Soldier is wounded and has to be Medically evacuated out of country, they are sent to Germany first most of the time.
Here is a quote from one of the emails: “Dear mam There is no problem with the form one of the two Us Army logo is a seal and after you fill it and the approval is been send to you the other seal will be put on the form.
It is always some sort of story to make the victim feel pity for the fraudster.
They mainly target women that have no Military affiliation, or have never been around the Military, this way they know the women won’t pick up on their lies as fast.
Even in an emergency, the Soldiers family must contact the Red Cross and the Red Cross must contact the Soldiers unit for anything other that regular R&R!
Here are a few tips to help you avoid scams, and some basic tips for protecting your identity as provided by one of our fans educated in this area: And as always, if you’re not sure, ask questions!
Thanks for your understanding Us Army Vacation office” There is no such thing as the US Army Vacation office!
Here is another email from this address: USA kabul “We are sorry to inform you that Major Aaron Perez has been injured in an attack on friday .
These scammers are praying on the hearts of the civilians that care so much for our troops fighting for us overseas, and they feel like they are helping out by helping someone in the Military.