Internet dating nigerian scams


22-Nov-2017 13:29

A Perth woman who lost hundreds of thousands of dollars in a Nigerian online romance scam has recovered part of the money after a police investigation.

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Sadly however, scammers have managed to effectively exploit this trend to further their own nefarious ends.These scammers spend hours extracting thousands of American e-mail addresses, sending off fraudulent letters, and then wait for hundreds of replies each day.For the vulnerable and lonely, the scammers offer the irresistible hope and belief that they have found their true love and soul mate - without a question or a doubt.The woman, who only wants to be known as Jenny, is the first known WA romance fraud victim to receive any money back.

Jenny, 51, told ABC 720 local radio that she developed a relationship with a man called Gary in 2013 on the online dating website RSVP.

The Nigerian scammers had stolen a photo off a website and had created a fictitious profile for Gary, who claimed to be in love with her and needed money for a business-related crisis.



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