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The most common comment of victims who think they have found the love of their life is "I can't believe I was so stupid!"

From internet cafes all over west African countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal etc scammers are zeroing in on their prey - singles looking for love online. The Nigerian dating scams are hugely profitable.

The scammers spend their day trolling the dating sites and chat rooms for contact emails, and then send off thousands of fraudulent letters and emails awaiting the victim's replies.

Scams to Avoid helps you learn how to spot and guard against scams that try to trick you out of your money. This publication covers 15 of the most common scams that affect British Columbians, explains the growing problem of identity theft, and tells you the steps to take if you have been the victim of a scam. The information is current to March 2017. Format: WikibookPDFEPUBPrintLanguage: EnglishLegal Topic: Everyday Legal Problems›Money›Scams & Identity TheftGo to Wikibook Download PDF (815.91 KB)Download EPUBOrder Print Copies

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Earlier this week, I wrote about an online data theft service that got hacked. That compromise exposed a user base of most young Nigerian men apparently engaged in an array of cybercrime activities -- mainly online dating scams and 419 schemes. It turned out that many of these guys signed up for the data theft service using the same email address they used to register their Facebook accounts. Today's post looks at the social networks between and among these individuals.

Was reading there was 230 million dollars spent last year in online dating scams!

I have been speaking to someone on Facebook who goes by the name of David Williams and he said he was an orthopedic doctor from Dallas Texas. I think he

EMAIL SCAM / INHERITANCE PROPOSAL SCAM REPLY FOR DETAILS. From: Snidow, Neal Dear Friend, Please consider this mail serious despite the fact that you did not expect it. Hope you are doing well. I am Ms CHIANG Lai Yuen JP, the Managing Director & Deputy Chief Executive of Hang Seng Bank LTD. I have a risk-free […]