Warsaw online dating

15 Apr

They ask if their soul mate can re-ship them to Nigeria.

Or the alternative is to say their wallet has been stolen, hotel owner holding their passport, custom officials need to be bribed, new plane tickets are needed, they have been victimized and put in jail and need money to bribe their way out, or they need money for an operation etc.

Regardless of the series of mishaps, the end result is the same - the cyber soul mate is asked to send money!

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.

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!