Dating nigerian scams
Armed with their fake identity, the scammer proceeds to forge a bond with you.
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.
Another common scam one comes across in online dating is the medical emergency scam.
The stories may range from a businessman having an accident while in Nigeria for work to a helpless woman being stranded in Ghana; from asking for charity donations for Africa to a family member having a brain hemorrhage while in Africa.These are examples of some of the most notorious scams in the world of online dating and on the internet in general.This is one of the most popular scams in online dating.Similar to the Spanish prisoner scam where the scamster promises to share his fortunes with the victim in exchange for money to bribe the prison guards, the Nigerian 419 has fully come into its own thanks to the availability of email.A scam victim will usually receive an email making an offer of a large sum of money.