Diy dating scam
Always be suspicious and practice these tips to protect yourself.
If you have doubts about a person, database or archives of where he/she claims to live.
The common thread is that they appear to be younger, good looking, and rich.
Most will carry a sob story of why they need help leaving their own country.
The victims are mostly women because there's a belief that men are too ashamed to report to the authorities that they got duped.
Romance fraud is a million-dollar industry, and most scams originate from countries in West Africa and former Soviet Union states.
Back in 2004, an American man named Robert Mc Coy was in the news.
They get away with never meeting in person by lying about military service or living abroad.