These are often contained in spam If you receive an email or SMS which looks like a scam, the best thing to do is delete it.Do not respond, attempt to unsubscribe, or call any telephone number listed in the message.And here are some key points to remember about the scams. Scammers are present everywhere on the dating websites.Even if you use established dating websites, like Match.com, e Harmony, etc., and even the women say they live in your own country, you may be scammed.The standard scam story then starts to unfold as your online date suddenly has some sort of emergency in Nigeria or Ghana.The stories may range from a businessman having an accident while in Nigeria for work to a helpless woman being stranded in Ghana; from asking for charity donations for Africa to a family member having a brain hemorrhage while in Africa.The Government’s SCAMwatch website provides further information on the different categories of online fraud and how to protect yourself from them.Unexpected prize scams include lottery scams, scratchie scams and travel scams.
Nancy is now facing bankruptcy, and although her case is extreme, the average victim of online dating fraud loses £10,000 according to Action Fraud.Apply the same common sense rules of safe dating online as you would in person. The lady said for me to get a money Pak card for 500 dollars. For collateral damage they can't load money on a card with a zero balance and there had to be 100$ for every 1000$ trying to be loaded.I have been chatting to a man who contacted me from the website He then said he was away on business in West Africa.Before you invest your emotions into a long distance relationship, compare what they say against common sense.Someone who claims to be in love without, sight unseen, never having met you in person, is mostly a scammer or simply unbalanced.