He makes it seem like he is working but somehow as an architect miscalculated costs. We exchange small talk here and there, and ultimately I … Supposed CEO of global rigging company yet web photo of "Shawn W.
Mark Clark and Gerry Smith on the Nigerian Scam Network I first started conversation with Mr. George", CEO, is a man wearing an open collar casual cotton shirt and is standing casually …
Scammer using Charles Moore name from Coffee Meets Bagel We chatted for 2 months before I realized I was talking to a scammer.
He supposedly was from Orlando (though his profile said he went to school in Miami), …
Petroleum / Oil Rig engineer - Denver / Poland Using the name Evan Gilmore, claiming to be 50 yr old divorced single father with son 14, daughter 17 living in Denver, grew up in Florida. James Edmund, DOB 12/9/1978, Dutch, Mechanical Engineer Oil Rig Miami Tries to groom you to start off with followed by trying to induce empathy because he cannot cash a cheque for his two weeks job on an oil rig as his work …
Scammer: Harry Beller, widower, UN Orthopedic doctor in Syria A guy named Harry Beller contacted me on Facebook.
The scammers start by stealing a photo from an internet site.
They prefer to use images of white people capitalising on stereotypes and perceptions.
I usually do not accept strangers but he was kinda cute. When confronted one blocked me, one doesn't answer me and the other claims to be real but wanted to know information … I have been in touch with this guy called Dr Harsha Kumar, an orthopedic surgeon working for UN, from Cedar City , Utah and currently posted in Kenya for …The Nigerian dating scams target the lonely and vulnerable.The most common comment of victims who think they have found the love of their life is "I can't believe I was so stupid!They are often told to keep some of the money for their trouble [which helps to build trust and also helps make them an accessory to the crime! After a few weeks the bank will advise the Money Orders are fraudulent and then the victim is responsible for paying the money back to the bank, and in some cases face charges of passing counterfeit instrument.
Sometimes the scammer purchases goods with stolen credit cards but have trouble getting them delivered as many US merchants are now wary of shipping to Nigeria.Some of the sophisticated scammers send cheap presents such as flowers or candy [from stolen credit cards] to capture the hearts of lonely women. They either advise that their employer pays them with Money Orders and they can't cash them in Nigeria or are having trouble cashing them.