When you've found this page, you may very unfortunately already have fallen prey to an internet dating scammer. You may have been seduced by their charm with terrible consequences for your financial, mental and emotional health.
If you suspect you're being scammed, please read on and take heed...
This is where internet dating fraud happens
Your online date won't be comfortably sitting at the kitchen table, wherever they're proclaiming to live.
This is what his or her circumstances really look like:
6 Facts about online dating scammers
Scammers work from internet cafe's or 'call centres' with a team of 'colleagues' - mostly women
These are most often in secret locations mainly in west Africa (Gambia and Nigeria)
They defend their fortresses violently if need be (talk about internet dating dangers! Even if it didn't do you any harm, it's certainly harming someone else.)
As 'employees' they are often poor and uneducated (as opposed to their master, this is often their only means of being able to provide for their family)
If unable to write in English (or other language), the keyboard will be handled by an out of view accomplice
The object of your affection and your undivided attention will have a 'portfolio of clients' in different countries
Internet dating fraud is a widespread problem! The danger of internet dating therefore is that you could lose your heart and your money!