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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #125 on: February 27, 2008, 11:23:31 »
Best way to ensure no one gets screwed is to contact ebay and the RCMP about it ASAP.
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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #126 on: February 27, 2008, 17:48:01 »
Anyone is the first place who would even fall for such a scam needs their head read.

As for the alleged idiot John, well his goose is cooked, and its a matter of time before he paints himself into a corner, if not already

Tick-tock, the clock of redemption counts down for this waste of rations.


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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #127 on: December 29, 2008, 22:10:33 »
WOW, i couldnt belive thiswhen i saw it. he is a member of the mormon church in calgary alberta (i am not lol) but he came over for dinner one night for thanksgiving i belive. seemed like a very nice guy. a bunch of people at his church were going to pay for him to start up his own restaruant, but some how he screwed that up and it didnt get any further than that. someone from his church googled his name, and found all these. so now he will most likely be kicked out of the church and more and more people will know about him. but lol i found this very funny when i read it because he sure doesnt act like that. but i know if he ever try to screw us over he wouldnt be screwing anyone else over after i got through with that fat *** hole. butjust want to let people know that he is living in calgary and works for some animal food company that travels between calgary and edmonton. pretty fat right now and has somewhat long hair brown and bit of grey. he also never mentioned anything about being with the military, just talked alot about being from quebec, so he may have givin up that role.

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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #128 on: December 30, 2008, 04:02:26 »
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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #129 on: December 30, 2008, 14:09:34 »
Sorry, didn't really over that. Just saw this thread and posted didn't read anything else. But yeah I think I got my point across, maybe I shouldn't have said that but hey. I just wanted to let everyone know that he is still living in Calgary, and I kind of started ranting on and on.

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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #130 on: December 31, 2008, 08:43:54 »
Thanks for the info, it's good to have an update and good to hear that word is slowly getting out.

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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #131 on: October 18, 2009, 09:14:42 »
I just totally had to make an account here so I could post a reply to this topic.

Thanks to this forum, you saved me from this horrible man.

I met him (John Melvin Hill) last week, in Montreal.  He gave me the same song and dance as so many other women.  He promised me the world in one day, which led my gut instincts to scream at me that this guy was a con man.  Yet he was so very charming indeed.  But throughout the whole date....something felt so wrong, I couldn't put my finger on it.

His latest lie is that he owns an airline parts manufacturing company in Montreal here. And that he is going to open a restaurant.
I was curious so I googled and googled for the past week.  Until I just found this site...and his picture.  It ran a chill through me.
He mentioned being shot at in Europe? Perhaps Army? sheesh!  O.o

He met me through Craigslist, I had posted an online personals ad.  OMG what a scumbag!  I am truly thankful I never gave him personal info about where I live, or my real full name.

All I can say is.... Never take this thread off of the net!






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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #132 on: October 18, 2009, 10:27:17 »
Jenn - I think we can all say we're glad you were able to avoid this guy's scam. Since your information is so current, you may consider contacting the RCMP.

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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #133 on: October 19, 2009, 17:24:26 »
Here is some additional information regarding John Hill. It seems he's come out of the woodwork in Montreal and has started preying on women there. Despite his efforts, he is leaving traces across the 'net:

  • Plentyoffish.com and his posts there
  • If any of you recall the segment W5 did on him, the woman he victimized from that show has written a book (Amazon.ca):
    Perfect prey : surviving a cyber shark's romantic fraud / Liz Cole. -- Ancaster, Ont. : Manor House Pub., 2009.
    ISBN 978-1-897453-10-0 : $19.95
    1. Cole, Liz, 1962- 2. Hill, John Melvin 3. Online dating--Canada 4. Online sexual predators--Canada 5. Undercover operations--Canada 6. Fraud--Canada
  • He's posing as a food critic / restaurant reviewer
  • He still claims to be from Ireland though he's sadly a Canadian

Here's hoping that this information will help folks avoid this con man. The RCMP are in possession of this information.

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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #134 on: October 19, 2009, 19:24:53 »
Every time I look at his face I start laughing remembering him in Ottawa trying to "smooth" his way past Whiskey 601..........nice try dirtbag.
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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #135 on: October 21, 2009, 22:32:43 »
Here is some additional information regarding John Hill. It seems he's come out of the woodwork in Montreal and has started preying on women there. Despite his efforts, he is leaving traces across the 'net:

Here's hoping that this information will help folks avoid this con man. The RCMP are in possession of this information.

I'd say that he's noticed that he's been noticed.

From his profile on said website

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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #136 on: January 26, 2010, 12:37:29 »
John Hill is back to his old schemes, this time on the food-lover's message board, Chow.com and the chowhound boards.  His bogus claims include:

1) Being treated with chemotherapy for cancer and having to move into a hospice: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/678761#5321067
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/671920#5230995
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/669028#5226754
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/673815#5258866
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/675591#5275215

2) Being an avid world traveler:
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/676456#5276995
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/676456#5277662
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/676456#5285728

3) Owning restaurants and opening a new restaurant focused on comfort food:
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/645905#5039665
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/645905#5105690

4) Being a hopefully romantic with horrible, sappy taste in music (presumably to appeal to women):
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/678761#5316909
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/671598#5233032

5) Being so moved by descriptions of delicious food (made by women), he could propose:
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/645905#5006098
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/645905#5235804

For those interested in the full extent of his fraud, all of his posts are here: http://www.chow.com/profile/259263

He also posted a link to his facebook profile and friended a few people from how.  The facebook profile is under an e-mail address that is strikingly similar to the one he used on this board: tinmanfoodie@gmail.com

He made numerous passes at the women he encountered online, whether they were married or not.  He even asked one for her address to send a package and proposed meeting up in a European city for dinner.

What a psychopath!

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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #137 on: January 26, 2010, 13:52:27 »
ChowUser

Welcome to Milnet.

1- You're sure this is "our" John Hill Big Bad John? Mind reading a couple of those posts I'd say it probably is as the "style" is similar.

2- Hopefully the rest of that forum including Mods/Admins is also aware of his antics?

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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #138 on: January 26, 2010, 13:58:38 »
ChowUser,

Thanks for taking the time to document this information, and add it to the thread we have here. Hopefully this will provide a fairly complete picture for those seeking the truth about John Hill. Hopefully none of the users at Chow.com have run into problems with this guy.


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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #139 on: January 26, 2010, 14:38:38 »
Too many similarities for it to be anyone other  than John Hill.  The CHOW mods have been alerted about the scam by several users.  Unfortunately they have been deleting each and every post warning the community (probably for fear of libel) while they complete their "investigations."

Theory is he was trawling for financial backers for his "restaurant" or a lonely heart to scam some money out of.  Might have decided to pull the plug when he was unsuccessful.  Or perhaps he was successful and decided to cut and run. 

In any case, he's got a presence online: www.facebook.com/people/John-Hill/1467458345 ( John Hill in Montreal, Canada aka bigfellow) and the aforementioned gmail address.

Beware!

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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #140 on: January 26, 2010, 16:10:10 »
Seen, thanks for passing this on to us.
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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #141 on: January 27, 2010, 08:59:22 »
Some American media is having a look at this thread also.


..and John, I KNOW you are reading this RIGHT now. Thanks for the IP.
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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #142 on: January 27, 2010, 09:25:57 »
tinmanfoodie@gmail.com brings up this profile on Facebook.....hmm multiple profiles.....

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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #143 on: January 28, 2010, 10:15:46 »
tinmanfoodie@gmail.com brings up this profile on Facebook.....hmm multiple profiles.....

When one makes a living being a parasite, serial fraudster one needs to try to keep their paper/electronic trail short.  Imagine how many false welfare profiles he has, making a comfortable living on the taxpayers dime. 
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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #144 on: January 28, 2010, 13:54:01 »
It appears he may be moving out west again. Why would a man who claims to be so sick he was going to be checked into a hospice be planning for places to eat out in Crowsnest Pass?

bigfellow wrote:
"I'll be heading top the Crowsnest Pass area in Febuary. Any recommendations on where to eat?"

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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #145 on: January 28, 2010, 14:00:37 »
All part of his deception plan I guess........
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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #146 on: January 28, 2010, 14:07:48 »
Nice try John,......serving snacks at the 'Y' are we?
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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #147 on: January 28, 2010, 15:15:36 »
I got confirmation that the folks at Chowhound are passing around information about this... so there's one more bridge burned.

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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #148 on: January 29, 2010, 04:14:01 »
Nice try John,......serving snacks at the 'Y' are we?

Did that clown manage to get on here again?  You`d think he`d be gunshy of coming around here. 
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Re: Warning regarding Big Bad John (John Melvin Hill)
« Reply #149 on: January 29, 2010, 06:43:13 »
Gah, this reminds me of this creep that kept trying to friend various women in Toronto-Ottawa-Montreal area, including myself multiple times on multiple sites and messengers despite telling him off and outing him.