Online dating scammers list
But most people wouldn’t blink if they saw it in a real person’s profile.
Likewise, scammers use current events to provide cover stories that explain why they’re in, say, Nigeria.
My next post will be from a woman who was already a victim, who now has been scammed with another method from another one of these creeps.
We should be outraged that this is happening, and something SHOULD be done about it, but unfortunately since the nigerian government does NOTHING to stop these people, there is no jail for them to go to, and no justice for the victims.
You would think they would believe that once a person has been scammed they would be harder to scam in the future, but these scammers have proven that theory WRONG.
“We then take the learnings from that academic exercise, and try to scale them up into a production environment that works at enormous speed.”Some of those indicators are proprietary, but a few are fairly obvious.
“And their targets genuinely fall in love with those individuals, even after the scam has been executed…
The victim isn’t willing to accept that they’ve been scammed, or does accept that they’ve been scammed and is still in love with the scammer.”There are a few ways to protect yourself from online dating scammers, most of which are common-sense tests of whether they are who—and where—they say they are.
When Boko Haram kidnapped a group of school girls last spring, Winchester said, dating profile fakers would claim to be there abroad as part of a US special forces mission.
In reality, they were Nigerian con artists, hoping to be sent money to pay for a flight they would never take.“The sad reality is that the most effective scammers will tend to be the human beings who build trusting relationships over a long period of time with their targets,” says Winchester.