They are often told to keep some of the money for their trouble [which helps to build trust and also helps make them an accessory to the crime! After a few weeks the bank will advise the Money Orders are fraudulent and then the victim is responsible for paying the money back to the bank, and in some cases face charges of passing counterfeit instrument.
Sometimes the scammer purchases goods with stolen credit cards but have trouble getting them delivered as many US merchants are now wary of shipping to Nigeria.
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.Do you have any experience or knowledge of the Nigerian Dating Scams to help others. Click below to see contributions from other visitors to this page...James Stefan claims he is an architect working on hotel in Lagos Nigeria but is Romanian and moved to US 2012 Do not fall for it. QUESTIONABLE NIGERIAN DATING SCAM FROM JENNS or JOHANNES HUGO So I was contacted by this person "Jenns", who goes by the moniker LONELYDAD1960 on Nigerian Dating Scam - Andrea Neil Tonelli - same profile picture on Facebook under Fabrizio Tonelli I received a friend request from Andrea Neil Tonelli the day after I joined a closed Facebook group called Pitlove. SHAWN W GEORGE / DEA Agent to CEO-Atlantic Global Limited SCAMMER!Scammer using Charles Moore name from Coffee Meets Bagel We chatted for 2 months before I realized I was talking to a scammer.He supposedly was from Orlando (though his profile said he went to school in Miami), …