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The scammers start by stealing a photo from an internet site.
They prefer to use images of white people capitalising on stereotypes and perceptions.
The scammers choose chat rooms and dating sites because the person in love offers the chance of the biggest payoffs.
The Nigerian dating scams are often not easy to detect as the scammers are often highly educated, have exceptional patience and they do their homework!
" From internet cafes all over west African countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal etc scammers are zeroing in on their prey - singles looking for love online. The Nigerians call them 'maghas' which is slang for gullible white people.
They then spend months chatting up and luring their naive targets with online intimacy.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 Nigerian dating scams target the lonely and vulnerable.The most common comment of victims who think they have found the love of their life is "I can't believe I was so stupid!