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There are a number of variations on the same basic scam.In some cases the scammers may be the one to create a profile on a dating site and wait for a potential victim to contact them.The case of the 66-year-old woman conned out of her money through a meeting on Christian should serve as a warning about fraud schemes on international dating sites, Deputy District Attorney Cherie Bourland said.“You get the love drug in you and you end up getting duped,” Bourland said. But they never met in person.” The district attorney’s office later discovered through the man’s Skype account and email address that he was living in Nigeria, which is “a hot bed of online scams,” Bourland said.Those using the sites are advised to never loan money to someone online, especially someone they have never met, Bourland said.
In other cases, the scammers may simply send out random unsolicited emails professing a desire to begin a relationship in the hope that some gullible recipients will favourably respond.
The Nigerian going as “David Holmes” remains free, Bourland said.