ONLINE DATING: Phishing threat – fake ISAF webpage

Phishing threat – fake ISAF website


Online Investigations and CupidScreen are warning users of online dating sites to be aware of the latest phishing scam.   Scammers are posing on dating sites as military officers and claiming to be seconded to be ISAF / NATO.

During the grooming period, the scammer will encourage the victim to come and visit them overseas.  The scammer will then instruct the victim to visit a false website ( where they will be required to complete a “Visitors Request form”.

After completion of the form the victim is then contacted via the scammers by email and requested to provide further personal details in order to undergo a fake ‘security check’ and pay an additional application fee.

Several fake email addresses connected to this scam have been identified as:

If you believe you may be a victim of this scam please contact your local Police.  Alternatively if you are Australian based, you can also complete the online form provided by the Queensland Police Fraud Squad.

For more information about our range of online dating background checks please refer to the CupidScreen website.


Online Investigations Pty Ltd are Private Investigators in Melbourne, Australia.  We provide a range of services including locations, surveillance, background checks, locating missing persons, genealogy and online based investigations.  To speak with one of our Melbourne private investigators use our contact form.

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