Whatever creative, captivating and greed inducing story you read know this: it's a scam.However much you send, you will never see the money again.Online dating scammers tend to target people who have a large amount of information in their profiles, and the scam is usually based around stealing money, credit card information, or personal information from the victim. But her cell phone seems to be faulty and her old laptop doesn't have a built in camera. I also enjoy toying with these scammers with elaborate stories of wealth, success, and loneliness.
Scammers often use female profiles as well to fool their potential victim.
This is an extreme case of online dating scamming but should serve as a wake up call to all online daters; do you really know who is on the other end of that email or phone?
Of course millions of people have flown across countries and continents to find the loves of their life but it's important to keep personal safety in mind.
Again, they pretend to be a woman from a Western country while all the while being based in Nigeria.
They then solicit you for money for a charity they run in Nigeria or Ghana.
a business trip or to visit his child in a Nigerian boarding school or even a safari.