They often pretend to be foreign specialists [from the US, UK or Canada, but can be any European country]temporarily working in Nigeria or other African country.
A slight twist is is when the scammer pretends to live in the same country as the victim, and once a relationship has developed, then advise they are required to go to a west African country on an assignment.
We started using Google hangouts to chat and he would email me every day. Tom Erol/ oil rig contractor / off Gulf of Mexixo Hi, I met Tom on a dating site and he claimed to be 51 years old with one daughter of 15 years living with his parents in Istanbul. Jefferey Schubert and A Simmons (Dean from UK) stolen photos From what I understand there is already a scammer identified with the photo of Jeffrey Schubert. George Peters - Drilling Contractor in Gulf of Mexico George Peters. Talked for 2 months, a widow with two kids 17 and 15 wife died in a car wreck seven years … He has two daughters who are off in a private school. Can someone tell me if they Know a Tammy Fost I met Tammy Fost on Facebook.
"Timothy Baker" found me through e Harmony and was very charming (you are … Zoosk-Oil Rig Scammer-Cutest is now "Honest"-Kevin Lorenzo A month ago I encountered and had an interaction with the above mentioned scammer. He said that he downloaded the App when he visited Cape Town last month. Tinder the Nigerian Dating Hot Spot - Scambaiting First of all I will make it clear I am a scam-baiter. Bryan Hudson aka Darren Ricardo Wayne, Engineer, Independent Contractor - Reno/GOM The person I've been communicating with for nearly a year tells me his name is Bryan Hudson, formerly of Scotland, Baltimore, Dallas and now Reno. John Sonderman, BP underwater welder scammer in the worst way claims to be a Christian I was scammed by a man calling himself John Sonderman. SIGNED COPY OF FINAL REMITTANCE ORDER ACKNOWLEDGED suzanne coghlan Suvo Sarkar ;3/22/2016 ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: "Emirates … They have reopened the page with the same stolen photo, different city. Be alert to this German geologist, assistant manager of a German Oil Company who works on a oil rig Surprisingly I read this. I met this guy from Christian Mingle, posted a very handsome man's photo. Anyone in contact with a Mark Welbeck from Dublin/London??? Said he was a widow and his son is stuck in Ghana and they stole his wallet, his passport and could I send his son money.... Kim Richmond, Nigeria, Instant Messenger, Kim [email protected] claims to want to find the man she will live with the rest of her life, shes willing to do anything in a relationship except more than just the 2 people. ..had to go to nigeria to check on electronics shipment m Met this guy on .looking man with 2 kids..home with a business selling electronics worldwide to infant companies. Add Marco Peters to the scam list OMG I had to check him out it did not seem real.
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. Tis the Season - The Bit Con Scammers Not rated yet I am someone that has encountered several hundred Nigerian Scammers.
The scammers start by stealing a photo from an internet site.
They prefer to use images of white people capitalising on stereotypes and perceptions.
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.The photos are usually of beautiful people and the quality of the photo is high.The photos are usually stolen from modeling sites with reports that 90% of them are being taken from Focus Hawaii." From internet cafes all over west African countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal etc scammers are zeroing in on their prey - singles looking for love online. The Nigerians call them 'maghas' which is slang for gullible white people.The scammers spend their day trolling the dating sites and chat rooms for contact emails, and then send off thousands of fraudulent letters and emails awaiting the victim's replies.Do you have any experience or knowledge of the Nigerian Dating Scams to help others. Click below to see contributions from other visitors to this page...