You will then be requested to send a large amount of money for treatment and promises that you will be paid back ASAP.It's a scam, don't send a cent, cease contact and report the scammer.It could be a scammer, often a man, using photos downloaded from the internet in the hope of sucking in as many victims as possible.No matter where you’re from, or what you do, chances are you know or at least have heard of how strong black women are, and why they’re such keepers when it comes to dating and marriage.The money extracted from victims in North America, Europe and Australia translates to huge fortunes for the scammers who are willing to put weeks or months of work into getting a good payout. Many scammers are well educated and all are heartless so read on for common African online dating scams and protect yourself. You might be interacting with a man, say, "William Jones" from USA/ UK/ Australia/ Canada or some other Western country.After some time, "William" has to travel to Nigeria or Ghana for some reason e.g.They might say that someone has died leaving millions or they might be a corrupt government official draining federal funds and they want to share this unbelievable fortune with you.
It is one of the most alarming of all online dating scam stories is that of Australian man Desmond Gregor who flew to Mali in North Western Africa hoping to meet his online sweetheart.
If the victim agrees they will receive money orders that have been bought for a small fee, such as $20, and doctored to read hundreds or thousands of dollars.