Male online dating scams
The rationale is that this type of person is likely to be more desperate, gullible and financially stable.
They then post ads with fake profiles on online dating sites .
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.
Then they convince their soul mates to bank them into their bank account and then wire them the money via Western Union.
The reasons for needing the money will sound plausible. Supposedly working on oil rig platform to repair refinery … Independent Contractor, Oil Rig Engineer for Chevron This guy contacted me from meetups. Walter clark Meet on words with Friends and so many alias and sites who wants to chat on hangouts. Dickson Morris (words with friends) scam Hi, my name is Savannah. 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.
Regardless of the series of mishaps, the end result is the same - the cyber soul mate is asked to send money! Started speaking with this man in late June of this year. Jeffery Harris is now Robert Harris, oil rig scammer This person is not a retired army sergeant from Ohio, drilling engineer for Chevron, nor a widower. The picture he uses as his profile shows him lying on the carpet with two light colored yorkshire terriers. Almost Scammed by Zafari Fuller - Petroleum Engineer, Lebanese Refugee, Widower Ladies, beware of this man who introduced himself as Zafari Fuller on Instagram (IG). JAMES KELVIN IS THE ONE I HAVE BEEN TALKING TO FRIEND REQUST ON FACEBOOK. BEWARE OF INSTRAGRAMMER: _SYDNEY_PARKER_ AND THE NEW GENERATION OF SCAMMERS - SEE THE NAMES BELOW I'm not sure what is going on with Instagram. Asked for i Tunes and gift card, was a widower with daughter 15 in … 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 …
The scammers start by stealing a photo from an internet site.
They then spend months chatting up and luring their naive targets with online intimacy." 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.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.