Nigerian male dating scammers arrests

The sweetheart swindle scam, also known as the Nigerian romance scam is one that focuses on manipulating the emotions of a person who is seeking love online.

These scam artists meet unsuspecting women (and also men) on dating sites.

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They know exactly what to say to make the victim fall in love with them and trust them completely.

Once the scammer has caught his victim in his trap, he begins to ask for small amounts of money to assist him in daily expenses. He needs money to pay his medical bills after falling ill, he needs help because he was mugged, he needs your help buying a plane ticket so the two of you can finally be joined together.

These women have lost thousands of dollars to this man, and been manipulated into assisting him with identity theft and fraud, and they may never truly know justice, and they will never see that money again.

If you believe that you have been a victim of a romance scam you do have some options.

She was more than willing to assist him, knowing that any money she sent him would be returned to her when he came home to America.

He still has not shown up on her doorstep though she has sent him thousands in order to bring him here.He eventually moved to New York City, married and had a daughter.Depending on which of his victims you speak to , Mr. I first came to hear of his name three years ago when he met a family member of mine on Each day he sent her poetry, and romantic emails filled with promises of their future together.When I reported him to my local FBI headquarters I was given sympathy but also was told that with this scam it is extremely hard for them to catch the criminal.All information that the scammer provides the victim is fake and therefore difficult to track.A Nigerian man accused of being behind thousands of online frauds across the world has been arrested.

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