I enjoy the thrill of pulling these scumbags offline so they do not prey on other women. Said his name is Callum Morgan - From Austriala My poor friend met this creep on a site called Plenty of Fish. He said he was an under water welder and worked for BP . Fred Anthony / John Sonderman / Charles Doherty This (group) have been operating under the above 3 names (and probably others). Facebook Jason Duncan Nigerian Dating Scam Jason Duncan I met on Facebook. I was contacted by this guy the first note; Hello xxx I dont know where to begin, I'm so glad you wrote back! Christopher James aka [email protected] is currently "building a bridge in Nigeria". I feel i have a sixth sense about this Nigerian Scam I beleive this Nigerian scam started when the person I got in touch with was on an indian dating site claiming to be an engineer from Edinburgh, UK. Chris Anderson/AKA Many Other Names/Words With Friends Not rated yet I too was contacted on Words with Friends. After a few back and forth chats, he seemed nice enough so we become Facebook Friends. Mechanical engineer/ oil-rig scam Not rated yet Scam: Someone using the name ‘Barak Altan’ and using the photos of a very good looking man is in coffee meets bagel app. Tinder / Skype Dating Scam - James Lukas Not rated yet Matched with this guy on Tinder, started chatting on Skype - sob story about wife dying 3 years earlier from heart surgery - works on an oil rig - only …
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 .
They often pretend to be foreign specialists [from the US, UK or Canada, but can be any European country]temporarily working in Nigeria or other African country.
A slight twist is is when the scammer pretends to live in the same country as the victim, and once a relationship has developed, then advise they are required to go to a west African country on an assignment.
They also lurk in chat rooms and social networking sites as well as Christian and other religious-based dating sites.