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Often the scammers use attractive female photo profiles because lots of men will respond to an attractive woman's personal ad based on the photo alone.
They also tend to target middle-aged people looking for stable relationships.
The Nigerian dating scams target the lonely and vulnerable.
The most common comment of victims who think they have found the love of their life is "I can't believe I was so stupid!
Scammer using Charles Moore name from Coffee Meets Bagel We chatted for 2 months before I realized I was talking to a scammer.
He supposedly was from Orlando (though his profile said he went to school in Miami), …
He claimed he was from Florida, a widower, have a 15-year-old daughter, working on a contract with United … Mcall Instagram Oil Rig Scam Gulf of Mexico So this guy requested to follow me on Instagram. Anyone know Thompson Lambert, pat Lambert, George lambert All the same man's picture on instagram.
Scammer: Harry Beller, widower, UN Orthopedic doctor in Syria A guy named Harry Beller contacted me on Facebook.The reasons for needing the money will sound plausible.Regardless of the series of mishaps, the end result is the same - the cyber soul mate is asked to send money!They are often told to keep some of the money for their trouble [which helps to build trust and also helps make them an accessory to the crime! After a few weeks the bank will advise the Money Orders are fraudulent and then the victim is responsible for paying the money back to the bank, and in some cases face charges of passing counterfeit instrument.Sometimes the scammer purchases goods with stolen credit cards but have trouble getting them delivered as many US merchants are now wary of shipping to Nigeria.