Hey Meredith, this is what we call a scam.
Does that even seem the slightest bit legitimate to you? A guy from india appealing to your group for help is a scam.
As much as I laughed watching you guys trying to figure out the currency conversion, it was sad knowing someone may have actually given him money.
By now he has done a delete and retreat like most scammers do to destroy the evidence. I doubt you figured that one out on your own and took it down.