Nigerian internet scam on dating sites


In August, a British man was sent to jail after defrauding two women of over £300,000 (5,300) through online dating sites.

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Although it is embarrassing to admit, I believe this information will help others.

Sometimes the sad story includes a jewelry merchant selling diamonds and needing the Pay Pal account for their clients to deposit money in a secure American account that will yield a better profit for the jewelry company.

Over the recent years romance scams have got more prevalent on the internet.

The scam differs from the 419 Nigerian Scams that are known in society as the “get rich scam”.

This type of scam is more personal because there are no financial gains for the victim as in the 419 scams.