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You will then be requested to send a large amount of money for treatment and promises that you will be paid back ASAP.
It's a scam, don't send a cent, cease contact and report the scammer.
Again, they pretend to be a woman from a Western country while all the while being based in Nigeria.
They then solicit you for money for a charity they run in Nigeria or Ghana.
While cases like this are very, very rare, there is another variation of the kidnap scam.
The story goes that they are paid in money orders but are having trouble cashing them; could you please cash the orders and wire the money to Nigeria?Remember the golden rule - NEVER SEND MONEY TO ANYONE YOU MEET ONLINE.While most African singles looking for a date online are genuine, it cannot be denied that many online dating scams originate in African nations such as Nigeria, Ghana or Ivory Coast due to the low per capita income, high rates of unemployment, high rates of corruption and ineffective policing in these areas.The money extracted from victims in North America, Europe and Australia translates to huge fortunes for the scammers who are willing to put weeks or months of work into getting a good payout. Many scammers are well educated and all are heartless so read on for common African online dating scams and protect yourself. You might be interacting with a man, say, "William Jones" from USA/ UK/ Australia/ Canada or some other Western country.After some time, "William" has to travel to Nigeria or Ghana for some reason e.g.