Not every self-proclaimed sugar daddy has real sugar to give. In fact, some of them prey on 20 y/o women to learn their banking information and VIRTUALLY STEAL FROM THEM. I had my first encounter with a sugar daddy scam artist...
A sugar daddy scammer slid into my DMs wanting to gift me $200 per day! I imagined eating steak and lobster every night for dinner, luxurious vacations, and then even more delicious steak and lobster on top of that. I did deserve the good life after a hard days work of uploading YouTube videos.
I found it very odd that the sugar daddy liked me right away. We never met on person or over Facetime, and he didn't seem to know much about the content I posted online. He was ok with 2-days worth of small talk and ready to talk money. But hey, that's 2-days of disgustingly flirty talk on my end, so I was also ready to setup the terms of my allowance.
By the way, you can scroll down to continue reading my sugar daddy scam story, or you can watch my YT video that I embedded into this article. Whatever floats your boat!
Ah, I see you have opted to continue reading. Either it's late at night and you don't want to wake anyone, or you don't want your parents to hear you doing some sugar daddy research. Ok, well back to the story...
The sugar daddy kept asking me whom I bank with so he could set me up on his payroll. I said that I didn't have a bank (lie) because I didn't want to be on a payroll. Once you are officially registered on a payroll, you have to pay taxes on that. I also knew that setting up direct deposit meant sharing my bank account number and routing number. You can trust credible and officially registered companies with that information, but not a stranger on the internet.
In case somebody reading this is new to the free money game, never give out your bank information because those numbers are powerful. Somebody with that information can instantly wire you money, but they also can take out money.
I kept offering the guy my Venmo and Paypal. I even sent him my Amazon Wish List to him, but he told me that I could buy the items myself with the payroll money. Ummm... where's the fun surprise in that? That would be so pathetic to shop my own Wish List!
Instead, he told me to visit a Credit Union and open up an account. That involved me leaving my house. Yes, this was pre-2020, but I was still too lazy for that. Plus, I wanted under the table money.
But wait! If I opened a fresh new account with a balance of $0, then how could this sugar daddy be a scam artist and wipe me clean?
Another sugar baby lesson - yes, he can still hurt you. If he has the account and routing number of a new account with $0 balance, he can still withdraw money. If you are young, the bank may have strong limits on your account, like $5,000. So, the sugar daddy will take out $5,000 that YOU MUST NOW PAY BACK. Also, there will be over draft fees on top of that. AND also, if you can't pay that $5,000 back right away, you will then have to payback interest.
Luckily, I did my research every step of the way, so I couldn't be fooled. I was NOT going to be opening any new bank account even if the money was too good to be true. A part of me truly wanted to believe this was a real guy who just had a kink for giving away his money. These guys do exist, but they are rare. Those rare unicorns still crave a connection with their sugar baby, so you won't just find them in your Instagram DMs.
If somebody DMs you requesting to be your sugar daddy, don't waste your time and block them. Now, I continued to talk to my sugar daddy scam artist for a bit, screenshot the convo, make a sugar daddy storytime video for YouTube, and monetize the shiz out of it. But that's the YouTuber in me. I did block the guy after.
I'm glad you made it this far. Thank you for reading. I still hope you watch my video though because I'm a small content creator that needs to pay off my student loans.
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