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They may even ask for a copy of your passport or drivers license saying that for "their" safety they need to verify you are not scamming them with a fake profile Anyone even mentioning Africa on a dating site is 99.99% of the time a scammer. The US Embassy in Ghana has had to put up a whole page about these scams as they were getting calls daily from Americans who had lost money And in the UK, two weeks ago the Sunday Times magazine had a whole feature about these romance scams out of Africa -- Russia and Ukraine are also big on scams, as are the Philippines and Thailand.We've already had discussions in this forum that looks DO matter in the initial dating phase.The obvious solution to the above situation would be to Skype or cam via Yahoo Messenger with the person in question to see them in real time and to hear their voice.
Millions are lost to these scammers each year – and worse still, the crime may be underestimated, as victims are often too distraught to reveal the extent of their losses.
john_baker625: Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work: If one falls down, his friend can help him up.
But pity the man who falls and has no one to help him up.
Many of these fake profiles are nothing but identity theft scams.
They don't ask for the info all at once - it's collected over time.