Dating scam artist in nigeria
People on the pictures are not associated with scammers in any way, they are just victims of identity theft.
If you are contacted by somebody using these pictures on a dating site or a social network, you are being scammed.
They'd hit it off right away, and he said he lived just outside of Phoenix, which seemed relatively proximate to a woman in remote Yuma, Ariz. First, he was traveling through India with his daughter.
Then the daughter became ill and had to be hospitalized.
This is the photo gallery of pictures that are most frequently used in scams.
These pictures have been abused by scammers for many years, and in spite of warnings on many scamlists, they STILL keep resurfacing over and over again.
ALL PICTURES ARE STOLEN FROM INNOCENT THIRD PARTIES.
In reality, the scammers are Africans from Nigeria and Ghana.
After they form a “relationship,” they come up with reasons to ask their love interest to set up a new bank account.
Jenny said she had resigned herself to the fact that she would never see the money again and felt like she had won the lottery after her bank agreed to recall several payments of money she sent to the conman."I've got it - it's safely tucked away in my bank," she said."When I learnt I had been defrauded, I put a recall on the funds and I have maintained contact with the overseas banks since that time in different channels, just assuring them that it was fraud."I sent three payments and I got two repayments back in the same amounts, so I got two phone calls back saying the money is here."I feel very lucky; a bit like winning the lottery."Jenny said the scammers prey on people who are vulnerable."I guess that was my question, how could I have fallen for that?
" she said."And I think it's not the what or the who, it is the when.
Here’s the real deal: Don’t send money to someone you met online — for any reason.
An advance-fee scam is a form of fraud and one of the most common types of confidence trick.