Senegal dating scams
They also lurk in chat rooms and social networking sites as well as Christian and other religious-based dating sites.
They then spend months chatting up and luring their naive targets with online intimacy.
They ask if their soul mate can re-ship them to Nigeria.
The photos are usually of beautiful people and the quality of the photo is high.
The photos are usually stolen from modeling sites with reports that 90% of them are being taken from Focus Hawaii.
The scammers start by stealing a photo from an internet site.
They prefer to use images of white people capitalising on stereotypes and perceptions.
They often pretend to be foreign specialists [from the US, UK or Canada, but can be any European country]temporarily working in Nigeria or other African country.