Conman James G Eglitis (Oz) and Brett Hastie (NZ) Arrested for Robbing Learn4Life English Teacher in Siem Reap, Cambodia

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Re: Conman James G Eglitis (Oz) and Brett Hastie (NZ) Arrested for Robbing Learn4Life English Teacher in Siem Reap, Camb

Post by Rutiger » Wed Apr 06, 2016 9:58 pm

rozzieoz wrote:I've been the victim of a career conman - they can be bloody convincing. I lost everything and had to start over, because of promises that just never eventuated. It's the most awful thing and victims of conmen are victims of crime like any other victims - don't blame the victim - you have no idea what it's like.
Those who know me will tell you I'm not stupid or naive, in fact most people are shocked when they hear my story. My conman was Andrew John Harper - Google him, there's a video of me crying about it on Today Tonight.
Geeez, rozzieoz. It was very brave of you to do that show and tell your story, and I am sad that happened to you But sorry, I don't see how anyone falls for that. "I'm a billionaire, but could you lend me a few thousand dollars cash?" Really?
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Post by rozzieoz » Wed Apr 06, 2016 10:12 pm

Not saying this situation is the same but just saying they can be really convincing.
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Post by gavinbrisbane » Wed Apr 06, 2016 10:17 pm

sorry to hear that rozzieoz,

Yep, I have been caught out before as well,
maybe not to the same degree, but yes they can be deceptively convincing, it is like they are so confident and believe the BS they propagate...
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Post by rozzieoz » Wed Apr 06, 2016 10:21 pm

I was woman number 21 in 10 years! He conned some major Aussie celebrities and sports people and none of them suspected he wasn't a lawyer. He had politicians convinced he was a renewable energy / carbon credits expert
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Post by Jamie_Lambo » Thu Apr 07, 2016 1:25 am

gavinbrisbane wrote:sorry to hear that rozzieoz,

Yep, I have been caught out before as well,
maybe not to the same degree, but yes they can be deceptively convincing, it is like they are so confident and believe the BS they propagate...
Me also, i dont think ill ever be seeing that $50 my "friend" needed "for her younger sister to go to school" that she would "pay back next week" again :facepalm:
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Post by CJM555 » Thu Apr 07, 2016 12:46 pm

Rozzieoz,

real sorry about your situation but kudos to you for fighting back.
A few years ago I got ripped off in a business matter and I appreciate and understand how it effects everything day to day.

Hope things are better now and all the best.
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Post by rozzieoz » Thu Apr 07, 2016 9:14 pm

Thank you! Things are a million times better!!
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Post by General Mackevili » Fri Apr 08, 2016 1:35 am

rozzieoz wrote:Thank you! Things are a million times better!!
Yeah, that's quite a story! Glad you're good now and are confident enough to admit being scammed.

Well, early in my travels I was ready to go on a cruise ship with a group on Filipinos that I met in Penang, Malaysia because one of them was a card dealer on there and randomly had a sister studying nursing in my city.

I think it was about 5 years until it finally dawned on me that it was the beginning of a typical scam and that I was never going to be sailing around Asia for free with my new Filipino friends.
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Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Thu Apr 14, 2016 12:20 am

It appears James Guido Egnlitis is still in Siem Reap Prison, and Brett Hastie is going "off the grid" with his buddy this week.

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Post by Cam Nivag » Wed Apr 20, 2016 4:10 am

Interesting that the newspaper didn't print anything about his claims that his victim was a pedophile. They probably didn't want to be sued for defamation.
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