They are offering the chance of finding true love and happiness, and there are plenty of takers!
However sooner or later, the vulnerable hearts receive requests that will ultimately lead to financial losses and heartbreak.
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Scammer using Charles Moore name from Coffee Meets Bagel We chatted for 2 months before I realized I was talking to a scammer.
They also lurk in chat rooms and social networking sites as well as Christian and other religious-based dating sites.
They then spend months chatting up and luring their naive targets with online intimacy.
The reasons for needing the money will sound plausible.
Regardless of the series of mishaps, the end result is the same - the cyber soul mate is asked to send money!
We started using Google hangouts to chat and he would email me every day. Tom Erol/ oil rig contractor / off Gulf of Mexixo Hi, I met Tom on a dating site and he claimed to be 51 years old with one daughter of 15 years living with his parents in Istanbul. Jefferey Schubert and A Simmons (Dean from UK) stolen photos From what I understand there is already a scammer identified with the photo of Jeffrey Schubert. George Peters - Drilling Contractor in Gulf of Mexico George Peters.
They ask if their soul mate can re-ship them to Nigeria.
Or the alternative is to say their wallet has been stolen, hotel owner holding their passport, custom officials need to be bribed, new plane tickets are needed, they have been victimized and put in jail and need money to bribe their way out, or they need money for an operation etc.
He supposedly was from Orlando (though his profile said he went to school in Miami), …
James Edmund, DOB 12/9/1978, Dutch, Mechanical Engineer Oil Rig Miami Tries to groom you to start off with followed by trying to induce empathy because he cannot cash a cheque for his two weeks job on an oil rig as his work …