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.Didnt get any from me but please be aware of these names. Catfishing -steve albert structural engineer working in turkey He approached me on Zoosk. Derrick Meyer the South African who broke my heart It started out on Tinder with some basic chitchat. He is a frequent flier on Tinder and Plenty of Fish. "Ryan Moloney" Civil Engineering Consultant - Oil Rig I want to get this guy's photo and name out there as soon as possible even though he stole these pictures from someone else on FB and used it to start … Dad died when he was young, so he moved in with his uncle in Italy. Chris Douglas Petroleum Engineer for Trans Ocean I meet Chris Douglas on Instagram and he is also on Facebook.We started using Google hangouts to chat and he would email me every day. Tom Erol/ oil rig contractor / off Gulf of Mexixo Hi, I met Tom on a dating site and he claimed to be 51 years old with one daughter of 15 years living with his parents in Istanbul. Jefferey Schubert and A Simmons (Dean from UK) stolen photos From what I understand there is already a scammer identified with the photo of Jeffrey Schubert. George Peters - Drilling Contractor in Gulf of Mexico George Peters. Talked for 2 months, a widow with two kids 17 and 15 wife died in a car wreck seven years … He has two daughters who are off in a private school. Can someone tell me if they Know a Tammy Fost I met Tammy Fost on Facebook.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.I am unsure what other false names have been used for … I too met an oil drilling contractor who works on a rig in the Gulf of Mexico. David Josh / 559.492.9854 / [email protected], I feel pretty embarrassed that I fell for this guy. Oil rig underwater welder Scammer, Michael Fabio Contacted me via Face book, but his dots were just not connecting. We talked and have been talking for over a year and the story behind her is she left Zanesville Ohio where her Grandma lives, …
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.
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 .
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!