The reasons for needing the money will sound plausible.
If you think you are being scammed, go to this site and browse all the photos to see if the person you are communicating has a photo on this site. However they also use photos taken from profiles of other people on dating sites, so remember that the photos that scammers use are not photos of themselves - they are photos of innocent victims.
They also use many aliases, emails, photos, gender, age and sexual orientation in order to cast their net to catch as many victims as possible.
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!
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.
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James Stefan claims he is an architect working on hotel in Lagos Nigeria but is Romanian and moved to US 2012 Do not fall for it. QUESTIONABLE NIGERIAN DATING SCAM FROM JENNS or JOHANNES HUGO So I was contacted by this person "Jenns", who goes by the moniker LONELYDAD1960 on Nigerian Dating Scam - Andrea Neil Tonelli - same profile picture on Facebook under Fabrizio Tonelli I received a friend request from Andrea Neil Tonelli the day after I joined a closed Facebook group called Pitlove. SHAWN W GEORGE / DEA Agent to CEO-Atlantic Global Limited SCAMMER!
The scammers choose chat rooms and dating sites because the person in love offers the chance of the biggest payoffs.