They often communicate with you for weeks and months so you think you are getting to know them better while it is actually all part of their master plan.
The standard scam story then starts to unfold as your online date suddenly has some sort of emergency in Nigeria or Ghana.
(full story) 8/25/2017 There are different scam scenarios. Scammer tries to keep up a regular correspondence, but all letters you receive contain only general content and there is no concrete information in them. You receive a photo of a potential date and the photo doesn't match up (e.g.
Identity theft is no laughing matter — prevention involves knowing what measures to take and putting those measures into action.These scammers are well aware of this and therefore often pretend to be from the USA/ UK/ Australia/ Canada or some other Western country.Armed with their fake identity, the scammer proceeds to forge a bond with you.This is one of the most popular scams in online dating.Nigeria and Ghana are notorious for their scammers and hence most people probably wouldn’t pursue a relationship with someone from one of these countries.