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Taking advantage of the "dangerous" perception of Africa, scammers often create elaborate fake kidnap plans.
Again, they pretend to be someone from a Western country, visiting Nigeria or Ghana for some reason.
They are consequently kidnapped and you will be asked to urgently send them some ransom money to help them get out of the messy situation.
Yes, this one definitely pulls on the heart strings because you will obviously want to do something to help but don't fall for it because it is simply a way to play on people's emotions and then scam money from them.
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.
Soon enough there is some sort of "emergency" with either the child suffering from a brain hemorrhage or "William" suffering a life threatening accident.They might say that someone has died leaving millions or they might be a corrupt government official draining federal funds and they want to share this unbelievable fortune with you.All they need is a sum of your money to get things rolling or to cover bank fees.This wiki How teaches you how to avoid being scammed on dating sites.Online dating scammers tend to target people who have a large amount of information in their profiles, and the scam is usually based around stealing money, credit card information, or personal information from the victim.
While cases like this are very, very rare, there is another variation of the kidnap scam.