Internet dating scam money for school
Again, they pretend to be a woman from a Western country while all the while being based in Nigeria.
They then solicit you for money for a charity they run in Nigeria or Ghana.
If the victim agrees they will receive money orders that have been bought for a small fee, such as , and doctored to read hundreds or thousands of dollars.
The victim will cash this order and send the money through an irreversible process such as wiring with Western Union as instructed by the scammer.
All they need is a sum of your money to get things rolling or to cover bank fees.
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.
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.