Known dating scammers
Nigerian scam comes in many forms: 419 scam, when they offer to transfer millions of dollars into your bank account, or lottery scam, when they tell you that you've won something in some bogus lottery.
However, Nigerian dating scam (or romance scam), besides just asking for money for their studies, sick relatives, etc..
Unlike their Nigerian-based buddies, they have a lot of time on their hands, nice laptops at home (and not some filthy Internet cafes), they are more smart and educated, and have more money.
They have ability to do a good Photoshop job and open fake websites.
Recently there are also Nigerian scams originating from Malaysia, China, India, Turkey, Spain, Cyprus, Egypt, as that's where Nigerians are located since they can easily get to these countries without visas or on the student visas.
Men are usually widowed engineers, building contractors, military, vet doctors, surgeons or antique dealers.
Example if the man claim he is going to work and going to offline the above will indicate if he is INVISIBLE or ONLINE.
usually involves this scheme: the scammers upload fake attractive photos, in most cases of white people.
They pretend to be the foreign specialists working in Nigeria or Ghana (usually originally from US and UK, but it may also be Canada, Australia or any other European country).
They chat using almost same style and language : Sentence to watch out for : -am doing fine (the I will be left out or I'm) -take care of yourself for me, -your wish is my command, -bye for now, -love you till the last drop of my blood -talk to me pls (their pls is always end of sentence) -am god fearing, swear by god words, curse themselves (most christian wont do that cos we know what god will do to us), will not hesistate to use words from the bible or quote stories from bible to get the money,- you will be praise for your kindness,hard work and promise to be with you to help you raise your kids,take you go on holidays and marry you ...... words paints a thousand words and that is what they are trained to do....
PAINT A NICE HAPPY WONDERFUL PICTURE so you can trust and fall in love with them!