Plz, a simple answer to a simple question about IP addresses

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by MeekiMoo, Jul 28, 2009.

  1. MeekiMoo

    MeekiMoo

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2009
    Messages:
    4
    Likes Received:
    0
    I think my friend might have been scammed. She joined a singles dating site and got lots of replies but one of them seemed suspicious after what transpired afterward. She downloaded a program to track down people's IP addresses, so when she was on her IM she could find out the IP of who she was talking to. She started talking to this girl and it seemed great until two other people she did not know added her claiming to have been referred by the initial girl she spoke with. All three of the patrons she talked to said there were in Spain, which is exactly what their IP said... but all three of them had the same IP and all three of them had the same ISP. Is it possible that these three people could in fact be THREE different people with the same IP living in Spain? Or are they all the same person. I also pitched the possibility of them having used videos on their webcams to personify a false image... I'm a bit "techy" so she called me over to "investigate". I'm convinced that all three of these "people" are in fact one person as while she was talking to one of them while broadcasting webcam, the camera of the person she was talking to was bizarre. One minute it shows someone typing, then the next is of their face similar to the initial shot we saw when we began the conversation. I'm not particularly sure if it's possible for a "malfunction" or something but can different local computers have the same IP?
    btw, for any computer wizards, the IP of the alleged perpetrator is 82.158.52.104 traced to Madrid, Spain under the ISP of Retevison S.A. and Madritel.
     
    Last edited: Jul 28, 2009
    MeekiMoo, Jul 28, 2009
    #1
    1. Advertisements

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments (here). After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.
Similar Threads
  1. Nick
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    703
  2. Mike
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    677
    Jimmy Dean
    Apr 14, 2005
  3. Zadkin

    Wrong answer equals to a blank answer or not?

    Zadkin, Jun 23, 2006, in forum: Microsoft Certification
    Replies:
    8
    Views:
    1,077
    Cerebrus
    Jun 27, 2006
  4. joseph.greer@gmail.com

    Simple region code question... simple answer??

    joseph.greer@gmail.com, Dec 22, 2006, in forum: DVD Video
    Replies:
    7
    Views:
    5,049
    Kimba W. Lion
    Jan 26, 2007
  5. GrandpaChuck
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    661
    GrandpaChuck
    Jul 25, 2006
  6. GrandpaChuck
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    673
    Blinky the Shark
    Jul 26, 2006
  7. needahookup

    question about ip addresses

    needahookup, Jul 10, 2007, in forum: Computer Security
    Replies:
    18
    Views:
    1,006
    Vanguard
    Jul 10, 2007
  8. saurabh
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    399
    Jeff Daniels
    Mar 2, 2004
Loading...