Red flags for dating guys
They ask if their soul mate can re-ship them to Nigeria.
Or the alternative is to say their wallet has been stolen, hotel owner holding their passport, custom officials need to be bribed, new plane tickets are needed, they have been victimized and put in jail and need money to bribe their way out, or they need money for an operation etc.
They also lurk in chat rooms and social networking sites as well as Christian and other religious-based dating sites.
They then spend months chatting up and luring their naive targets with online intimacy.
Scammer using Charles Moore name from Coffee Meets Bagel We chatted for 2 months before I realized I was talking to a scammer.
Regardless of the series of mishaps, the end result is the same - the cyber soul mate is asked to send money!
He makes it seem like he is working but somehow as an architect miscalculated costs. We exchange small talk here and there, and ultimately I … Supposed CEO of global rigging company yet web photo of "Shawn W.
Mark Clark and Gerry Smith on the Nigerian Scam Network I first started conversation with Mr. George", CEO, is a man wearing an open collar casual cotton shirt and is standing casually …
" From internet cafes all over west African countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal etc scammers are zeroing in on their prey - singles looking for love online. The Nigerians call them 'maghas' which is slang for gullible white people.
The scammers spend their day trolling the dating sites and chat rooms for contact emails, and then send off thousands of fraudulent letters and emails awaiting the victim's replies.