Most common online dating scams
You’ll think to yourself, With all kinds of people getting scammed out of hundreds, even thousands of dollars, you would assume the poor victims of this scheme are just wiring cash, never seeing that money again– but that isn’t always the case!
A lot of times they will ask for gifts, like watches, i Phones, i Tunes cards or other kinds of gift cards, to make it seem less likely that they’re in it to steal money.
You can do a quick reverse image search to find out the truth!
Honestly, I feel like anyone can be scammed at anytime, now matter how tech-savvy you may be.
While the median loss amount is closer to ,600 per person scammed, people aged 70 have been found to have lost an upwards of ,000, since they prove to be more vulnerable.It reads:“Hello, beautiful lady, I am a Nigerian prince, and I am in need of your help! You may have outsmarted the “prince” this time, but this is a more decipherable, easy-to-spot scam.There are TONS of less noticeable ways that scammers from the country of Nigeria can work their way into your accounts, ultimately ruining your life.The con artists don’t just pose as men, they pose as beautiful women, too!A huge red flag for a Nigerian man posing as a woman– and I’m not even joking– is if their description or one of the first things they say to you is how nice and big their breasts are or how good their body is.