Some women in their 20’s and 30’s also fell for it, and some of those women were quite attractive. We had women who lost vast sums of money in the tens of thousands of dollars. There were suicide attempts among our female victims, and I understand that a few women committed suicide after being scammed.
The dating scam was being continuously refined while we were dealing with them.
They often pretend to be divorced with kids and a huge house. They claim to be Western men who are overseas in Africa on some sort of job.
Of course the inevitable horrible problems befell this poor fellow (wink), or he falls madly in love with you, and yes he does need that plane ticket to fly back to the US so you can live happily ever after with your Dream Man.
Do people still fall for the Nigerian internet scam?
Or have they progressed to more sophisticated methods?
And she might just need that plane ticket to come see you too seeing how she is madly in love with you (wink).
And for a long time, we would keep a lot of the ways that we spotted them fairly secret, and we would refuse to publish our how we caught them.
They would figure out how we were getting onto their tricks by all the subtle and ingenious ways we accumulated to spot the scammers, who are not easy to spot at all.
They hatched dozens of new scams and they come up with even newer ones all the time.
Many people are falling for the various dating scams, which are also run by Russian organized crime and now even Filipinas and Chinese East European women.
These fellows were often not the sharpest tools in the shed, and I must say, if you keep falling for this scam many times, you truly are an idiot.
The scams being run by Chinese and East European women and Filipinas were run along similar lines, however, there you are often dealing with a real woman who is just trying to milk you for some cash.
Search for settler dating:
“4 million members” is a great selling point, and they could care less if 80% of them are not even real humans at all but are just criminals using fake pics to steal from you.