Guyana dating scams
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).
"Many of the classic scams, such as technical support scams, advanced fee fraud and romance scams, still result in a considerable numbers of victims," the EU's law enforcement intelligence agency, Europol, says in its Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment for 2018 (see: Cybercrime: 15 Top Threats and Trends). "West African romance scams are straightforward, targeting older women by creating an artificial attraction and then playing on emotions from love all the way down to blackmail," Holden says.
As with so many online scams, criminals target victims around the world. Having investigated some romance scams and worked with real victims, he says that "the effects are devastating psychologically." Compared to fraudsters operating from West Africa, Eastern Europeans' approach appears to be more no less ruthless, but more industrialized.
These goods are purchased with stolen credit cards.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.We value our editorial independence, basing our comparison results, content and reviews on objective analysis without bias.But we may receive compensation when you click links on our site.