a scammer is deceptive david and sheila’s followers about elevating cash to restore her dwelling. pic credit score: discovery+

A defrauder has been attempting to earn cash below the guise of elevating cash to restore Sheila Mangubat‘s home in the Philippines, but the 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days star is ensuring that doesn’t occur.

David and Sheila have captivated 90 Day Fiance followers’ hearts this season with their healthful worldwide love story.

When David traveled to the Philippines to satisfy Sheila for the primary time, he realized simply how dire situations have been in her household’s dwelling.

So dire, actually, {that a} shoddy staircase resulted in Sheila’s mother taking a spill and shedding her life simply hours after assembly David.

David, like most 90 Day Fiance: Earlier than the 90 Days viewers, was heartbroken by the poverty stage Sheila’s household lived in however admitted that he couldn’t afford the repairs.

So, it appeared like improbable information when a GoFundMe appeared on-line to assist elevate cash to repair up Sheila’s household’s dilapidated dwelling.

A scammer created a GoFundMe deceptive 90 Day Fiance: Earlier than the 90 Days followers

A number of a whole bunch of {dollars} have been raised in consequence, and it regarded as if Sheila would possibly lastly obtain some much-needed money to assist out her household.

Nonetheless, there was one difficulty: the GoFundMe was created by a scammer.

David known as out the fraud on Instagram, sharing two screenshots from the now-defunct GoFundMe on his feed.

Within the first submit, the screenshot from the location depicted a photograph of Sheila’s household’s dwelling from a scene throughout 90 Day Fiance: Earlier than the 90 Days. The caption beneath the photograph reads, “Let’s fix Sheila’s home” and on the time, $765 had been raised.

Within the caption of his Instagram submit, David famous that Sheila despatched the picture to him, and within the feedback, he elaborated additional.

David Dangerfield places a cease to the scammer’s money-making efforts with the assistance of his fiancee Sheila Mangubat

“Although Sheila and I truly thank all the fans that are willing to support her, we kindly ask that you do not start any campaigns asking for donations from 90 Day Fans,” David wrote.

In one other remark, David defined that somebody apart from himself and Sheila created the fraudulent GoFundMe and apologized to their followers who contributed cash to the trigger. He additionally famous that he and Sheila have no idea Bri Bruce, who created the GoFundMe.

david dangerfield explains to instagram followers that the gofundme is fraudulent
david urged his and sheila’s followers to not donate to the fraudulent gofundme. pic credit score: @david.dangerfield1/instagram

David shared one other screenshot from the GoFundMe earlier than it was taken down, once more warning his followers of the scammer and apologizing to those that donated funds.

The 42-year-old actuality TV star added, “Hello all please people look for end of episode tv show . Just wait see what happens on tv show.”

Fortunately, Sheila and David’s eagle-eyed discovery has shut down the scammer’s efforts and saved others from shedding out by contributing to the defrauder’s efforts.

David instructed his followers that making a GoFundMe himself was too costly

As Monsters and Critics reported final month, David defined to his Instagram followers why he was unable to create a GoFundMe for Sheila himself.

In accordance with David, the taxes concerned have been too costly for him.

“I know that lots people ask me about gofindme.and sorry I can’t do that because I can’t afford pay tax or irs,” he wrote. “And can’t send money to house for sale.”

David has urged his followers to attend and see how his and Sheila’s storyline pans out this season on 90 Day Fiance: Earlier than the 90 Days. Maybe they have been capable of finding a method to restore Sheila’s dwelling in any case or transfer her household out of the home altogether — we’ll simply have to attend and see.

90 Day Fiance: Earlier than the 90 Days airs on Sundays at 8/7c on TLC.