Understanding Scammers: What exactly is the Nigerian dream?

What exactly is the Nigerian dream? In order to combat an enemy, you must first understand them. Not just as inanimate objects, but as human beings capable of inflicting such pain on others. In no way are we condoning what scammers do. In fact, there is little difference between a romance scam and an act of violence. However, we do try to understand why they think they can engage in such psychological violence, but also [...]

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 can get.But reporting is just the start!Why? Because in some of these countries the local police will not believe you. [...]

Dating Scam Video: One Woman’s Story

One Woman's Story Of Dating Scams "Catfished": One Woman's Story of Love & Betrayal in Online Dating Scam Tammy Starkey wanted a fairytale romance but, in a small town, options were limited. She sought out love online only to find out later that she'd been the victim of online scammers looking to swindle her for cash