Romancescams Yahoo group (open membership) Romancescams Photos Yahoo group (open membership) Looks Too Good Tobe True.com, a site by the FBI on the topic of romance scams. ORG A site to go to if you've been the victim of any fraud, believe you have, or had one attempted. Scammers are stealing from the modeling agencies and models too, as the model's picture is not as valuable if people associate it with a crime perpetrated on them or someone they know.
It can help you report it to all of the appropriate authorities. COM A site to help get through the scam, and descriptions of scams, and a lot more. These models and their agencies are innocent in the problem of scamming, and some are, in fact, taking steps to try to keep their product out of the hands of scammers.
The article includes the interview of a woman who has used such services. These crimes are also illegal in Nigeria, and this is to report the act to the Nigerian authorities if you believe the criminal is in Nigeria.
"The world of Internet dating can be fraught [sic]. DNS Stuff Internet tools to find the location of the scammer, or the origin of any e-mail.
It was one catastrophe after the next and his excuses were excessive.All of the people in law enforcement I have contacted over this matter were very professional in how they handled it. Top Here's something I had not considered, and have not read about in any computer magazine, website, or news article before: Using a ghost-writer to set up a profile for you on dating websites, and follow your Tweets on Twitter or posts on Facebook and answer them for you, because you feel that you are too busy or too inept to write about yourself and follow responses.Some will even send postcards from exotic places where "you" claim to be vacationing, and set up dates for you, or screen responses.Note too, that although this has the name "Nigerian Scam", people perpetrating it are not necessarily in Nigeria. Or, they may be in western Europe, or the US or Canada. Other romance scams originated in Romania or Russia. In all fairness to the majority of people in or from Nigeria, the plurality of people in that country are decent, law-abiding citizens.In no way is this construed to be a general dislike for any group of people anywhere. This scam continues because a) People don't suspect, and assume that cashier's checks and money orders are "as good as cash".Not the using, not the theft, not causing an innocent person to go to jail...Heck, mine even knew enough to try GASLIGHTING for gods' sake!Of note, I met my husband through an on-line dating service, a few thousand miles apart.I wrote my own profiles and responses to him, and would never have considered a ghost writer to polish my bland romantic writing skill.The woman – whom WNDU is calling “Tonya” for purposes of the story – said “It got pretty intense fairly quickly.'I love you, I want to be with you for the rest of my life.' Lots of passion and lots of attention.