Men and women looking for prospective romantic partners online should take note of these two: Laura Cahill, who described herself as an aspiring young model living in Paris, and Britney Parkwell, who pointed to her relative youth as a year-old from sunny San Jose, California. There's one big problem: Despite profiles that said they were seeking love online, they never existed. They were fake personas created as part of an elaborate scheme run out of Africa to con hundreds of thousands of dollars from vulnerable Americans, according to the California-based cyber-security firm Agari. A firm report details how men and women were targeted by fraudsters.
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In the past, con artists from Nigeria often pretended to be princes in trouble to get your personal information. Now they use more refined scams to rake in millions. They recently released a report on West African cybercrime, which includes Nigeria. That woman drove miles to a rural town to meet a man she had never met, but believed she was in love with. Others sent letters. Where are you?
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You should be worried about getting scammed on mail order bride sites, regular dating sites, and social media sites. Dating scams are a growing problem and there is not indication it is going to get better anytime soon. OK, somewhere a government bureaucrat is doing their best, but those points are not particularly helpful. Everyone reading this article almost certainly knew these rules — they are obvious.
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