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!
" 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.
They will offer you a large sum of money to help them transfer their personal fortune out of their country.
These scams are often known as 'Nigerian 419' scams because the first wave of them came from Nigeria.
If you are over 40, recently divorced, a widow, elderly or disabled then all the better in his eyes.
Scammers use any weakness they find to their advantage.
These pictures have been abused by scammers for many years, and in spite of warnings on many scamlists, they STILL keep resurfacing over and over again."We go on the internet…We start making friend with you," Danjuma says, explaining that they trawl Facebook and dating websites incessantly, looking for lonely women with money to spare.The Nigerian dating scams target the lonely and vulnerable.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.ALL PICTURES ARE STOLEN FROM INNOCENT THIRD PARTIES.