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Romance Scams Launches Anti-Scam Campaign

Romance Scams Now Launches New 2016 Boots On The Ground Anti-Scam CampaignSince 1995, we have been helping to root out online scams around the world.We have helped in the arrest of hundreds of scammers in 16 countries.Actually we were doing this a couple of years earlier, in 1992 we had an AOL scammer forum, and [...]

KNOW YOUR ENEMY: Asa Akira Is Another Favorite Of African Scammers

Do You Know This Girl?Asa AkiraPorn Actress & ModelYou Have Probably Seen Her Photos Before!Asa Akira Is Another Scammers Choice Award Winner

Of course you don’t really know Asa Akira, since these are stolen photos used by African Scammers, but she is popular!  If you see her photo on a dating site – guess what?  She is being used by a Scammer! […]

THE RECOVERY SCAM

Another Type Of Scam: THE RECOVERY SCAMThere are people contacting victims and offering to help them recover their money as a service.This is commonly known as THE RECOVERY SCAM!Money sent to Africa is lost and can never be recovered. Even if the scammer is arrested, their property is usually seized​ by the local police or [...]

Why Are Men Scammed?

Why Do Men Become Victims Of Scammers?Men have several weaknesses that are hard-wired into them.These are good characteristics, but scammers use them to exploit men. Women also have exploitable characteristics, just different, but right now we are talking about men.Men have a tendency to be focused on appearance as there first point of connection. Scammers [...]

New Romance Scams Survey

A New Romance Scams SurveyRomanceScamsNow.com has completed a new survey of scammer victims and others through its website www.RomanceScamsNow.com. The survey ran from February 1 to February 7, 2016, and included over 1,000 responses from site visitors. Site visitors that participated in the survey were asked five basic questions:Have you been a victim of a [...]

By |February 8th, 2016|About Online Dating, Dating Scam Survey, Scammers|

Did You Know? The Business Of Dating & Scams

The Business Of Dating & ScamsAS VALENTINES DAY 2016 APPROACHESSPOKEO REVEALS 71% OF AMERICANS ARE WILLING TO RESEARCH THEIR DATES OR POTENTIAL DATES TO FEEL SAFER71% of Americans are willing to do their research to feel safer about someone they are in a relationship with, or considering a relationship with.The numbers are pretty similar for [...]

Did You Know?

Did You Know That Ghana Scammers Started In Newspaper Ads?Yes there did!  Here is a Ghana Scammer Newspaper ad that appeared in U.S. Newspapers from 1995 - YES they were doing it even then!

COMMENTARY – ABOUT SCAM REPORTS

A Comment About ReportingFrom the Romance Scams Now TeamAs we have said many times, you have to be thorough and meticulous in the information that you report. Report everything you can get, and if you don't have much, keep the scammer engaged until you have everything possible: recipient's names, phone numbers, emails, address, everything you [...]

Editorial – Letting Go & Doing Something About It

You Need To Let GoA touch of "tough love" from Romance Scams NowA victim recently corresponded with us about how he was scammed over a 6 month period by a Ghana scammer known as GIFTY. If you have read our website, you would know that anyone in Ghana named Gifty should be assumed to be [...]

KNOW YOUR ENEMY: Yayoi Kawahara – Is Another Favorite Of African Scammers

Do You Know This Girl?Yayoi Kawahara Famous Asian ModelYou Have Probably Seen Her Photos Before!Yayoi Kawahara Is Another Scammers Choice Award Winner

Of course you don’t really know Yayoi Kawahara, since these are stolen photos used by African Scammers, but she is popular!  If you see her photo on a dating site – guess what?  She is being used by a Scammer! […]

KNOW YOUR ENEMY: Claudia Sampedro – Do You Know This Girl?

Do You Know This Girl?Claudia SampedroModelYou Have Probably Seen Her Photos Before!Claudia Sampedro Is Another Scammers Choice Award Winner

Of course you don’t really know Claudia Sampedro since these are stolen photos used by African Scammers, but she is popular!  If you see her photo on a dating site – guess what?  She is being used by a Scammer! […]

STAY SAFE

Be Smart And Stay SafeAS WE HAVE SAID MANY TIMES - AVOIDING SCAMS IS ALL ABOUT COMMON SENSE.SO HERE ARE THE STANDARD TIPS AGAIN:If you're dating online these days, here are ten ways you can spot a romance scammer.They want to leave the dating site immediately and use personal email or instant messaging to communicate [...]

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