In Nigeria, scamming is their third largest export industry, the sweetheart swindle is the most devastating.
Not only are these women taken for thousands of dollars, but their families are torn apart, their hearts broken and their ability to trust is damaged.
I kept telling him that it would be nice to meet and know each other and he told me that he knew my heart and it would happen. At one point he said that he could not wait for a couple months and that he was going to take a holiday to come and see me.
Problem was that he was having trouble cashing checks.
Please note that one of the scams run by these people uses stolen credit cards, prepaying shipping, and they have you wire the funds to their "shipper", which is actually the thief. Also claims to be in Hamilton, Montana and in December 2014 was selling a car in Yemen.
Report them as stolen and tell the scammer that the card was declined and to give you another. Claims phone: 0336-290-7973, and phone: 302-786-5049, and text number: 458-202-1811.
Note that yahoo was a favorite, but now they are using Claims shipper: Tanya Jones, 1201 Walnut St, Kansas City, MO 64106, USA.
I laughed and said, oh don't tell me that this is one of those Nigerian 419 scams and you are going to ask for money. He sent me pictures of a very nice looking English man and another of an older woman with a dog. I was a little leery about the way that he worded some things, they just seemed a little off. He quoted poetry, told me all kinds of wonderful things.Like many single women, the Midwestern mother of two and caretaker for her ailing father found many possibilities and opportunities when it came to meeting men online. Chat room one evening after working the night shift at her retail job, she met a man only a state away who enchanted her from the moment she first spoke with him.“He was extremely intelligent and came across as very romantic and genuinely interested in me,” Meade said.“I thought he was too good to be true.”Chatting nightly over Yahoo!He told me that his job would end there in a couple of months and that he would then come to see me.I asked him what then, and he said that we would get married.