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.

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.

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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.

If you think you are being scammed, go to this site and browse all the photos to see if the person you are communicating has a photo on this site. However they also use photos taken from profiles of other people on dating sites, so remember that the photos that scammers use are not photos of themselves - they are photos of innocent victims.

They also use many aliases, emails, photos, gender, age and sexual orientation in order to cast their net to catch as many victims as possible.

The reasons for needing the money will sound plausible. I have been in touch with this guy called Dr Harsha Kumar, an orthopedic surgeon working for UN, from Cedar City , Utah and currently posted in Kenya for …

Regardless of the series of mishaps, the end result is the same - the cyber soul mate is asked to send money! Mauro Kovac ricardo, Kovac Mauo Kovac - Hungarian scammer Mauro Kovac, the name he gave, was on a dating site called Zoosk and said he lived in Dallas, Texas, had two kids, and divorced. Charles Moffatt, Aurora Springs CO, Atlanta GA, and FL His backstory: Born in Switzerland.

I enjoy the thrill of pulling these scumbags offline so they do not prey on other women. Said his name is Callum Morgan - From Austriala My poor friend met this creep on a site called Plenty of Fish. He said he was an under water welder and worked for BP . Fred Anthony / John Sonderman / Charles Doherty This (group) have been operating under the above 3 names (and probably others). Facebook Jason Duncan Nigerian Dating Scam Jason Duncan I met on Facebook. I was contacted by this guy the first note; Hello xxx I dont know where to begin, I'm so glad you wrote back! Christopher James aka [email protected] is currently "building a bridge in Nigeria". I feel i have a sixth sense about this Nigerian Scam I beleive this Nigerian scam started when the person I got in touch with was on an indian dating site claiming to be an engineer from Edinburgh, UK. Chris Anderson/AKA Many Other Names/Words With Friends Not rated yet I too was contacted on Words with Friends. After a few back and forth chats, he seemed nice enough so we become Facebook Friends. Mechanical engineer/ oil-rig scam Not rated yet Scam: Someone using the name ‘Barak Altan’ and using the photos of a very good looking man is in coffee meets bagel app. Tinder / Skype Dating Scam - James Lukas Not rated yet Matched with this guy on Tinder, started chatting on Skype - sob story about wife dying 3 years earlier from heart surgery - works on an oil rig - only …