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Romance Scam Information Alert

Scammers Are Clever, They Think!

But They Only Win Because We Are Dumber!


Anti-ScammerScammer A Scammer or Fraudster is someone that engages in deception to obtain money or achieve another objective. They are criminals that attempt to deceive a victim into sending more or performing some other activity that benefits the scammer. Tip:  Watch for a Key Phrase in Dating Profile descriptive text!

“Please don’t bother to send me message SCAMMER!!! Am not here for games.!”

The use of the word “Games” is the clue!  We see this or similar phrases on a large number of scammer profiles.  So keep your eyes open for this tell-tale phrase!  Of course, also notice the grammar, it’s also pure African Scammer GrammarScammer Grammar Scammer Grammar (a term invented by the SCARS Team back in 2012) - is a writing style that is largely very bad English, bad grammar, mixed with West African slang and speech patterns. It is hard to define but easy to recognize when you see it. It is often referred to as Pidgin English, though this is not technically true. This most often shows when individual scammers (even if educated) try to improvise and create new written communications. Do a search on our website for SCAMMER GRAMMAR to find countless examples.!

Here are other examples:

  • I hate lier and not here into game. I don’t lie and I don’t cheat
  • Looking for serious relationship no game
  • i always tell only truth,i strongly believe that bitter truth is better than sweet lie!
  • I am looking for serious relationship who can lead to marreiad
  • I never speak negatively about people, I take less and listen more to people and does not jump into other people’s affairs
  • People were created to live in couple and I feel myself very lonely
  • I like to play game I am interest in man I love my daddy I love my mummy I love my sister lisabet
  • I appreciate others and respect other people’s feelings, opinions and cultures
  • I enjoyed playing a lot with my pets chiily cos it makes me feel comfortable at times
  • I’m soft heated and really care about people
  • As i have told you as well,i am new to this and to be sincere with you
  • I really want it to as well cus am not just here for this computer talk and am not getting younger anymore
  • This is all my deream because i have really suffered much here do to no body is caring for me
  • i love children and i love having a swet and enticing relationtionship
  • am not here for games……..Am a God fearing lady
  • I like in communication and getting an understanding
  • i was hurt so bad by a man that inited me but never came or appeared at the airport, i had to leave internet for a while because i felt so bad
  • i am not here for someone who is in for games
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SCARS Editorial Team

SCARSSCARS SCARS - Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc. A government registered crime victims' assistance & crime prevention nonprofit organization based in Miami, Florida, U.S.A. SCARS supports the victims of scams worldwide and through its partners in more than 60 countries around the world. Incorporated in 2015, its team has 30 years of continuous experience educating and supporting scam victims. Visit to learn more about SCARS. Editorial Team at Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc.
We are SCARS and we support scamScam A Scam is a confidence trick - a crime -  is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their trust through deception. Scams or confidence tricks exploit victims using their credulity, naïveté, compassion, vanity, irresponsibility, or greed and exploiting that. Researchers have defined confidence tricks as "a distinctive species of fraudulent conduct ... intending to further voluntary exchanges that are not mutually beneficial", as they "benefit con operators ('con men' - criminals) at the expense of their victims (the 'marks')". A scam is a crime even if no money was lost. victims worldwide! ••• The SCARS™