Internet dating scam examples
However, Nigerian dating scam (or romance scam), besides just asking for money for their studies, sick relatives, etc..
usually involves this scheme: the scammers upload fake attractive photos, in most cases of white people.
Scammers change names, identities, the photos they steal and use more often than most of us change our underwear.
There can be several scammers at any one time using the same name and photo to steal from their victims.
This can be for assistance in cashing a check that they are unable to cash themselves and also asking for financial assistance to help them out of a difficulty they are having.
They have landed in a hotel and now cannot pay the bill so the hotel is holding all their papers so they cannot leave.
Fines for Nigerians and Ghanaians are ,500-,000 USD so before anyone gets on a plane for anywhere, you had better believe their papers are in order.
Customs Officials do not fine the passenger for not having proper documents.Men are usually widowed engineers, building contractors, military, vet doctors, surgeons or antique dealers.Women are usually nurses, models, charity or UNICEF workers or antique dealers.Scammers will pose under the disguise of beautiful pictures as either male or female claiming to be from the United States.The scammer weaves a story of a successful business person working over seas, having no family; they present themselves as a thoughtful, caring and loving individual who is looking for their soul mate.