Dating scammers in nigeria
While Nigeria is most often the nation referred to in these scams, they originate in other nations as well.
In 2006, 61% of Internet criminals were traced to locations in the United States, while 16% were traced to the United Kingdom and 6% to locations in Nigeria.
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One variant of the scam may date back to the 18th or 19th centuries, as a very similar letter, entitled "The Letter from Jerusalem", is seen in the memoirs of Eugène François Vidocq, a former French criminal and private investigator. One of these, sent via postal mail, was addressed to a woman's husband, and inquired about his health.
Since 2005 we had a list of women at this website who are swindling men out of money via Internet. We had hundreds of individual women as well as dozens of criminal groups which were working in different cities of Russia, Ukraine and Nigeria.
Victims—predominantly older widowed or divorced women targeted by criminal groups usually from Nigeria—are, for the most part, computer literate and educated. And con artists know exactly how to exploit that vulnerability because potential victims freely post details about their lives and personalities on dating and social media sites.A decent person with a good job or business in search of a good, honest partner to settle down with.You or someone you know may be dating this person online right now. No matter how good they sound, things aren't what they appear to be. 205Disclaimer: Every Nairaland member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on Nairaland.An advance-fee scam is a form of fraud and one of the most common types of confidence trick.