Oprah nigerian dating scam
Instead of sending spam letters that promise millions for your assistance, these scammers are targeting single men and women who are searching for love online.
They use psychological tricks to lure their victims in, use poetry and even gifts to get them under their spell, and then once you are there, will try to reach for your wallet, all the time declaring their "undying love" for you.
You or someone you know may be dating this person online right now. No matter how good they sound, things aren't what they appear to be.
It has gained media attention worldwide, and has been featured on an episode of the Oprah show, UK's Tonight with Trevor Mc Donald and recently on the Dr. Important information White females Black females White males Black males Military scams Russian scams General discussion of scams Other types of scams Support and advice Am I being scammed?
The scam may take the form of asking you to cash a check for them through your bank account because they are "out of the country" and unable to cash it themselves, or they may come right out and ask you to send money to help them out of a fabricated "financial difficulty" they claim to be experiencing.
These are all lies used to try to make them easy money from an unsuspecting victim.
But they also steal pictures from the ordinary people, from their Facebook and Myspace profiles, which they are doing more and more often recently.
IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: All pictures that you see on this site are used by scammers to deceit their victims, but people portrayed on these pictures are not scammers themselves!