Reporting on line dating scams
If you don't know how to do it, LEARN before you send your report. They maintain their own blacklists, and this info is important.
You can also send report to the scammer's embassy in your country, your embassy in scammer's country...
You can easily spot it, especially when the scammer shows you he/she has an advanced educational background such as a Masters degree. – Watch out if the scammer wants to leave the dating site too soon. Photos – Most of the female scammer profiles use photos stolen from modelling websites, so the photos look neat and are very professionally taken.Sob Stories – Don’t get dragged into emotional blackmail – Stories of missionary work and orphanages needing money generally are dating scams.The Nigerian/Ghana Emergency Scam – Watch out for a businessman having an accident, a helpless woman stranded or a very ill relative unable to leave the country.There are some fake detectives/investigators that have set up web sites stating they are NET Detectives.There are some that display membership to different investigative organizations.
But somewhere down the track you may start to feel that things don’t quite add up.