Dating Scams (audio cast)

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dating scam Sadia Ghana
BEWARE OF DATING SITE SCAMS. There are a lot of false profiles out on the dating sites. The false ones are typically free member parasites and not usually paying members. Many of the false profiles are harmless member stealer’s. They are on there to flirt with you and try and get you to come to some other dating site. But some are trying to steal your heart to get to your money.

ONLINE DATING SCAM TACTICS:

Step 1) Take the Bait

You meet someone on a dating site (Adult Friend Finder, Match, okcupid, etc). This person has posted a picture of themselves and they are gorgeous!
Their profiles says something like:

I am a caring ,loving, honest, respectful and i believe in god and real people to hop to meet meet my real love here

There profile seems perfect. They sounds sweet, loving and caring. Their picture (if they have one) looks incredible. They seem to live pretty close.

What’s really going on? More than likely it is some ugly dude from a third world country who just learned to use a computer. They found a hot picture and posted it on the dating site. They are the exact opposite of what ever they said on their profile: they are uncaring, dishonest and don’t respect anyone… not even themselves.

Step 2) The Out of Country Story

You send them a message. They reply and tell you that they’d rather talk to you on email (usually hotmail or yahoo). They then proceed to tell you that they are currently in another country (Nigeria, Ghana, Mali, England), but they have some sort of connection to the states in your local area. They’ll say they’re relatives are there or they do business their and they’d love to meet you sometime.

What’s really going on? They really are outside of whatever country you are (usually Nigeria, Ghana, West Africa – this is one of the top scams in that region).

Step 3) Relationship Deception

What they do next is get a steady relationship with you. They will send more pictures. They will want to know more about you so they can cater to your ego. They will tell you they love you, tell you how good you look, how great you are. Basically, anything get the relationship going.

What’s really going on? They are lying to you and 20 other people on 5 or 6 different dating sites.

Step 4) A Crisis: they Need Money

There are various lies they may use to get money. They will ask for cash to buy the ticket to come visit you or they will tell you a tragedy has occurred and they need your help maybe even with a promise to pay you back.

What’s really going on? They are attempting to take your money and spend it on bullshit.

Clues to Spot Dating Scams:

Pictures look too professional. Magazine quality photos should be a dead give away. If they send a series of pics and each one looks like a “model posed” photo shoot, be suspicious.
BAD GRAMMAR & SPELLING. They are typically not very well educated and it will sometimes come through loud the clear via very choppy English and slight stupid logic. Sometimes it is as bad as a 3rd grader (a dumb 3rd grader).
Western Africa. Be suspicious of ANYTHING from from Ghana, Mali and especially Nigeria.
Too much love, too fast. They will almost immediately start talking about “I love you”, “I miss you” – don’t be flattered… they don’t love you… trust me.

Disclaimer: Miracles do happen. Maybe you’ve just met a West African supermodel, with bad grammar, who has fallen madly in love with you in the course of two or three emails.

Conclusion:
I’ve dealt with these scammers on ebay, email, dating sites and in chat rooms and one thing I’ve noticed is that they are actually not very smart. They are just ruthless. They take advantage of people’s trust, kindness and generosity. They are not so much predators as they are parasites that jump from host to host. They feed on the infrastructure and wealth of Western Civilization and have nothing at all to contribute to humanity but ignorance and greed. The sad thing is that these few greedy, idiots are giving ALL West Africans a bad name on the Web and these nations (particularly Ghana & Nigeria) are among the richest nations in Africa with the greatest potential of having great success in any and all endeavors. Its a real shame.

Richest African Countries 2006: GDP Per Country

1. South Africa … $606.4 billion in international$ (up 8% from 2005)
2. Algeria … $262.2 billion (up 8.5%)
3. Nigeria … $181.8 billion (up 10.2%)
4. Morocco … $150.8 billion (up 4.8%)
5. Sudan … $98.8 billion (up 11.2%)
6. Tunisia … $91.4 billion (up 7.4%)
7. Ethiopia … $78.4 billion (up 12%)
8. Ghana … $59.4 billion (up 9.1%)

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Dear Beloved Friend *I am trying to SCAM YOU*

**** SCAM****

Dear Beloved Friend,
Greetings in the name of Lord JESUS CHRIST, I am former Alhaja Fatima Okeh,now Mrs. Felica Okeh a widow to late Alhaji Sheik Okeh, I am 51 years old and now a new Christian convert, suffering from long time cancer of the breast. From all indications my condition is really deteriorating and it s quite obvious that I may not live long according to my doctors, this is because the cancer stage has gotten to a very bad stage.

My late husband late Alhaji Sheik Okeh, was killed during the USA raid against terrorism in Afghanistan. My late husband was very wealthy, who made his money from the Afghanistan’s Government, and hence I inherited all his business and wealth after his death because during the period of our marriage we couldn’t produce any child. And now the doctor has advised me that I may not live for more that six months, so I now decide to divide this wealth in order to contribute to the development of the churches in Africa, America, Asia and Europe and for humanity in general.

I selected you after visiting the website and I prayed over it, so I am willing to donate the sum of $10 million US Dollar to you on behalf of your organization to lend a hand in reaching out to the less privileged and the development of the gospel of our lord Jesus Christ, since I am very sick to handle this my dream on my own.

I want you to know that this fund is in presently in Security Company in Switzerland, where my late husband deposited it. So and upon your reply I will instruct my attorney Barrister Michael Gill Holonis, who presently is in West Africa distributing relief materials to victims of bomb blast in Sierra-Leone, to file in an application of Withdrawal of the consignment to your favor. Presently I am writing this letter from a Hospital in London where I have been taken my treatment, which is why I handed over every thing concerning this Donation to my Attorney, since he has been my family Lawyer for 18 years now.
Meanwhile to process the documents that will be used to withdrawn this consignment from the Security Company I will need some vita information about you or on behalf of your organization, so that I will forward it to my Attorney immediately, so please confirm this items as below:
1,your full name
2,your mailing address
3,your telephone and fax numbers.

On receipt of this confirmed items I will forward it to my Attorney so that some necessary changes will be made on the documents to enable you have claim to the Consignment/Donation.

Lastly, I honestly pray that this Donation when transferred to you, will be used for the said purpose and properly too, because I have come to find out that wealth acquisition without Christ is vanity. Please note that until this Donation is delivered to you, I will strongly insist that this transaction most be keep a top secret.

May the grace of our lord Jesus Christ, the love of GOD, and the fellowship of GOD be with you and your family as I wait your gentle and kind response to this mail.
Expecting to hear from you as soon as possible.
GOD blesses you and your family.
Mrs. Felica Okeh

Dear Beloved Friend *did you get this email*

IS THIS REAL? no.

Dear Beloved Friend,

Greetings in the name of Lord JESUS CHRIST, I am former Alhaja Fatima Okeh,now Mrs. Felica Okeh a widow to late Alhaji Sheik Okeh, I am 51 years old and now a new Christian convert, suffering from long time cancer of the breast. From all indications my condition is really deteriorating and it s quite obvious that I may not live long according to my doctors, this is because the cancer stage has gotten to a very bad stage.

My late husband late Alhaji Sheik Okeh, was killed during the USA raid against terrorism in Afghanistan. My late husband was very wealthy, who made his money from the Afghanistan’s Government, and hence I inherited all his business and wealth after his death because during the period of our marriage we couldn’t produce any child. And now the doctor has advised me that I may not live for more that six months, so I now decide to divide this wealth in order to contribute to the development of the churches in Africa, America, Asia and Europe and for humanity in general.

I selected you after visiting the website and I prayed over it, so I am willing to donate the sum of $10 million US Dollar to you on behalf of your organization to lend a hand in reaching out to the less privileged and the development of the gospel of our lord Jesus Christ, since I am very sick to handle this my dream on my own.

I want you to know that this fund is in presently in Security Company in Switzerland, where my late husband deposited it. So and upon your reply I will instruct my attorney Barrister Michael Gill Holonis, who presently is in West Africa distributing relief materials to victims of bomb blast in Sierra-Leone, to file in an application of Withdrawal of the consignment to your favor. Presently I am writing this letter from a Hospital in London where I have been taken my treatment, which is why I handed over every thing concerning this Donation to my Attorney, since he has been my family Lawyer for 18 years now. Meanwhile to process the documents that will be used to withdrawn this consignment from the Security Company I will need some vita information about you or on behalf of your organization, so that I will forward it to my Attorney immediately, so please confirm this items as below:

1,your full name
2,your mailing address
3,your telephone and fax numbers.

On receipt of this confirmed items I will forward it to my Attorney so that some necessary changes will be made on the documents to enable you have claim to the Consignment/Donation.

Lastly, I honestly pray that this Donation when transferred to you, will be used for the said purpose and properly too, because I have come to find out that wealth acquisition without Christ is vanity. Please note that until this Donation is delivered to you, I will strongly insist that this transaction most be keep a top secret.

May the grace of our lord Jesus Christ, the love of GOD, and the fellowship of GOD be with you and your family as I wait your gentle and kind response to this mail.

Expecting to hear from you as soon as possible.
GOD blesses you and your family.
Mrs. Felica Okeh

CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA **SCAM Email**

**Central Bank of Nigeria Scam**
A legitimate bank don’t typically use FREE email accounts. Also, they will not ask for sensitive information over unencrypted lines across the Internet. If YOUR bank does do this type of shit, get another bank FAST! Do NOT send your personal information to soliciting agency’s from a free personal account. Be suspicious of every one.

FROM: PROFESSOR CHARLES SOLUDO=20
EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR,=20
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA=20
REPLY ME TO:cbn.bank1950@gmail.com=20

ATTENTION: BENEFICIARY,
=20
THIS IS TO NOTIFY YOU THAT YOUR OVER DUE INHERITANCE FUNDS HAS BEEN GAZETTE=
D TO BE RELEASED, VIA KEY TELEX TRANSFER (KTT) -DIRECT WIRE TRANSFER TO YOU=
OR THROUGH ANY OF OUR CORRESPONDENT BANK NOMINATED BY THE SENATE COMMITTEE=
FOR FOREIGN OVER DUE FUND TRANSFER.=20

MEANWHILE, A WOMAN CAME TO MY OFFICE FEW DAYS AGO WITH A LETTER, CLAIMING T=
O BE YOUR TRUE REPRESENTATIVE. HERE ARE HER INFORMATION=E2=80=99S FOR YOU T=
O CONFIRM TO THIS OFFICE IF THIS WOMAN IS TRULY FROM YOU OR NOT SO THAT THE=
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYING INTO ANY WRONG =
ACCOUNTS.=20

=20
CLAIM=E2=80=99S NAME: JANET WHITE BANK NAME: CITI BANK ARIZONA, USA. ACCOUN=
T NUMBER: 6503809428. PLEASE, DO RECONFIRM TO THIS OFFICE, AS A MATTER OF U=
RGENCY IF THIS WOMAN IS FROM YOU.=20

=20
YOU ARE REQUESTED TO FILL AND SEND THIS INFORMATION=E2=80=99S FOR VERIFICAT=
IONS PURPOSES SO THAT YOUR FUND VALID US$7.5M (SEVEN MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED =
THOUSAND UNITED STATE DOLLARS) WILL BE REMITTED INTO YOUR NOMINATED BANK AC=
COUNT ANY WHERE. THIS FUND IS AS A RESULT OF INHERITANCE ON YOUR BEHALF. IN=
FORMATION NEEDED FROM YOU FOR VERIFICATION IS AS FOLLOWS:=20

1.YOUR NAME:…………………………=20
2. YOUR FULL ADDRESS:……………………………..=20
3. YOUR TELEPHONE ……………………………=20
4. FAX……………………………………………=20
5. AGE………………………………………………=20
6. SEX:………………………………=20
7. YOUR OCCUPATION:………………………………..=20

AS SOON AS WE RECEIVE THIS, WE WILL COMMENCE WITH ALL NECESSARY PROCEDURES =
IN OTHER TO REMIT THIS MONEY INTO YOUR ACCOUNT. THE CENTRAL BANK GOVERNOR, =
IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE (FMF) EXECUTIVE BOARD O=
F DIRECTORS AND THE SENATE COMMITTEE FOR FOREIGN OVER DUE INHERITANCE FUND =
HAVE APPROVED AND ACCREDITED THIS REPUTABLE BANK WITH THE OFFICE OF THE DIR=
ECTOR, INTERNATIONAL REMITTANCE/FOREIGN OPERATIONS, TO HANDLE AND TRANSFER =
ALL FOREIGN INHERITANCE FUNDS THIS QUARTER PAYMENT OF THE YEAR 2008.=20

HOWEVER, WE SHALL PROCEED TO ISSUE ALL PAYMENTS DETAILS TO THE SAID MRS.WHI=
TE, IF WE DO NOT HEAR FROM YOU WITHIN THE NEXT SEVEN WORKING DAYS FROM TODA=
Y.

WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THE DELAY IN TRANSFERRING OF THIS FUND =
MUST HAVE CAUSED YOU.=20
CONGRATULATIONS.

=20
PROFESSOR CHARLES C. SOLUDO,
GOVERNOR, CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN).
CC: SENATE PRESIDENT
CC: BOARD OF DIRECTORS [FPD]=20
CC: ACCOUNTANT GENERAL OF NIGERIA.
—– Original Message —–
From: PROFESSOR CHARLES SOLUDO
Sent: Sunday, May 04, 2008 3:00 PM
Subject: FROM: PROFESSOR CHARLES SOLUDO

FROM: PROFESSOR CHARLES SOLUDO
EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR,
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA
REPLY ME TO:cbn.bank1950@gmail.com

ATTENTION: BENEFICIARY,

THIS IS TO NOTIFY YOU THAT YOUR OVER DUE INHERITANCE FUNDS HAS BEEN GAZETTED TO BE RELEASED, VIA KEY TELEX TRANSFER (KTT) -DIRECT WIRE TRANSFER TO YOU OR THROUGH ANY OF OUR CORRESPONDENT BANK NOMINATED BY THE SENATE COMMITTEE FOR FOREIGN OVER DUE FUND TRANSFER.

MEANWHILE, A WOMAN CAME TO MY OFFICE FEW DAYS AGO WITH A LETTER, CLAIMING TO BE YOUR TRUE REPRESENTATIVE. HERE ARE HER INFORMATION’S FOR YOU TO CONFIRM TO THIS OFFICE IF THIS WOMAN IS TRULY FROM YOU OR NOT SO THAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYING INTO ANY WRONG ACCOUNTS.

CLAIM’S NAME: JANET WHITE BANK NAME: CITI BANK ARIZONA, USA. ACCOUNT NUMBER: 6503809428. PLEASE, DO RECONFIRM TO THIS OFFICE, AS A MATTER OF URGENCY IF THIS WOMAN IS FROM YOU.

YOU ARE REQUESTED TO FILL AND SEND THIS INFORMATION’S FOR VERIFICATIONS PURPOSES SO THAT YOUR FUND VALID US$7.5M (SEVEN MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATE DOLLARS) WILL BE REMITTED INTO YOUR NOMINATED BANK ACCOUNT ANY WHERE. THIS FUND IS AS A RESULT OF INHERITANCE ON YOUR BEHALF. INFORMATION NEEDED FROM YOU FOR VERIFICATION IS AS FOLLOWS:

1.YOUR NAME:…………………………
2. YOUR FULL ADDRESS:……………………………..
3. YOUR TELEPHONE ……………………………
4. FAX……………………………………………
5. AGE………………………………………………
6. SEX:………………………………
7. YOUR OCCUPATION:………………………………..

AS SOON AS WE RECEIVE THIS, WE WILL COMMENCE WITH ALL NECESSARY PROCEDURES IN OTHER TO REMIT THIS MONEY INTO YOUR ACCOUNT. THE CENTRAL BANK GOVERNOR, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE (FMF) EXECUTIVE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND THE SENATE COMMITTEE FOR FOREIGN OVER DUE INHERITANCE FUND HAVE APPROVED AND ACCREDITED THIS REPUTABLE BANK WITH THE OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR, INTERNATIONAL REMITTANCE/FOREIGN OPERATIONS, TO HANDLE AND TRANSFER ALL FOREIGN INHERITANCE FUNDS THIS QUARTER PAYMENT OF THE YEAR 2008.

HOWEVER, WE SHALL PROCEED TO ISSUE ALL PAYMENTS DETAILS TO THE SAID MRS.WHITE, IF WE DO NOT HEAR FROM YOU WITHIN THE NEXT SEVEN WORKING DAYS FROM TODAY.

WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THE DELAY IN TRANSFERRING OF THIS FUND MUST HAVE CAUSED YOU.
CONGRATULATIONS.

PROFESSOR CHARLES C. SOLUDO,
GOVERNOR, CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN).
CC: SENATE PRESIDENT
CC: BOARD OF DIRECTORS [FPD]
CC: ACCOUNTANT GENERAL OF NIGERIA.

Dating Scams (part II): Fante Ghana Love

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Part two of the Dating Scams series: Dating Scams (Part 1)

Here is sample letter from a “woman” named Sadia. She is from Ghana, she is part American Indian and African. She enjoys long walks in the part and is an English Literary genius:

hello my love
ho are u am very happy to get ur mail ,well am happy that u have ask me more about well my real name is sadia ampah mmum is not a real musilm but my father he is from here in Ghana and he his real musilm dear,well i have beenn liveing here for very love time love now i want both of us to know each other better bcz i need some to spend the rest of my life with him and i have met u so i how u will be real for me in life.
well u asking how about my government her in Ghana well love here is a freedom county and there are plenty buness over here and many people love this country but the work payment over here is not good the government who is in power now is N.P.P PART.AIN FEW MOUTH THERE WILL BE ANOTHER ELECTION LOVE WELL MY LOVE I WILL BE HAPPY IF U SHOW ME ANY MISTAKE AND CORRECT ME IN MY NEXT MESSAGE I WILL BE HAPPY WITH THAT MY NEXT LANGUGUE IS FANTE THE SPEAK IT HERE IN GHANA LOVE I WILL LIKE TO END HERE HOPE TO HEAR U SOON GOOD BYE TAKE CARE I LOVE HOPE TO HEAR U SOON I LOVE BUT WHTA WORK DO U DO BYE.

This is the beginning of a beautiful relationship. I think I’m in love.

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Dating Scams

dating scam Sadia Ghana
BEWARE OF DATING SITE SCAMS. There are a lot of false profiles out on the dating sites. The false ones are typically free member parasites and not usually paying members. Many of the false profiles are harmless member stealer’s. They are on there to flirt with you and try and get you to come to some other dating site. But some are trying to steal your heart to get to your money.

ONLINE DATING SCAM TACTICS:

Step 1) Take the Bait

You meet someone on a dating site (Adult Friend Finder, Match, okcupid, etc). This person has posted a picture of themselves and they are gorgeous!
Their profiles says something like:

I am a caring ,loving, honest, respectful and i believe in god and real people to hop to meet meet my real love here

There profile seems perfect. They sounds sweet, loving and caring. Their picture (if they have one) looks incredible. They seem to live pretty close.

What’s really going on? More than likely it is some ugly dude from a third world country who just learned to use a computer. They found a hot picture and posted it on the dating site. They are the exact opposite of what ever they said on their profile: they are uncaring, dishonest and don’t respect anyone… not even themselves.

Step 2) The Out of Country Story

You send them a message. They reply and tell you that they’d rather talk to you on email (usually hotmail or yahoo). They then proceed to tell you that they are currently in another country (Nigeria, Ghana, Mali, England), but they have some sort of connection to the states in your local area. They’ll say they’re relatives are there or they do business their and they’d love to meet you sometime.

What’s really going on? They really are outside of whatever country you are (usually Nigeria, Ghana, West Africa – this is one of the top scams in that region).

Step 3) Relationship Deception

What they do next is get a steady relationship with you. They will send more pictures. They will want to know more about you so they can cater to your ego. They will tell you they love you, tell you how good you look, how great you are. Basically, anything get the relationship going.

What’s really going on? They are lying to you and 20 other people on 5 or 6 different dating sites.

Step 4) A Crisis: they Need Money

There are various lies they may use to get money. They will ask for cash to buy the ticket to come visit you or they will tell you a tragedy has occurred and they need your help maybe even with a promise to pay you back.

What’s really going on? They are attempting to take your money and spend it on bullshit.

Clues to Spot Dating Scams:

Pictures look too professional. Magazine quality photos should be a dead give away. If they send a series of pics and each one looks like a “model posed” photo shoot, be suspicious.
BAD GRAMMAR & SPELLING. They are typically not very well educated and it will sometimes come through loud the clear via very choppy English and slight stupid logic. Sometimes it is as bad as a 3rd grader (a dumb 3rd grader).
Western Africa. Be suspicious of ANYTHING from from Ghana, Mali and especially Nigeria.
Too much love, too fast. They will almost immediately start talking about “I love you”, “I miss you” – don’t be flattered… they don’t love you… trust me.

Disclaimer: Miracles do happen. Maybe you’ve just met a West African supermodel, with bad grammar, who has fallen madly in love with you in the course of two or three emails.

Conclusion:
I’ve dealt with these scammers on ebay, email, dating sites and in chat rooms and one thing I’ve noticed is that they are actually not very smart. They are just ruthless. They take advantage of people’s trust, kindness and generosity. They are not so much predators as they are parasites that jump from host to host. They feed on the infrastructure and wealth of Western Civilization and have nothing at all to contribute to humanity but ignorance and greed. The sad thing is that these few greedy, idiots are giving ALL West Africans a bad name on the Web and these nations (particularly Ghana & Nigeria) are among the richest nations in Africa with the greatest potential of having great success in any and all endeavors. Its a real shame.

Richest African Countries 2006: GDP Per Country

1. South Africa … $606.4 billion in international$ (up 8% from 2005)
2. Algeria … $262.2 billion (up 8.5%)
3. Nigeria … $181.8 billion (up 10.2%)
4. Morocco … $150.8 billion (up 4.8%)
5. Sudan … $98.8 billion (up 11.2%)
6. Tunisia … $91.4 billion (up 7.4%)
7. Ethiopia … $78.4 billion (up 12%)
8. Ghana … $59.4 billion (up 9.1%)

If you are looking for real relationships online, here are some good resources on how to make it happen!

Avoid dating scams

Avoid dating scams

Avoid dating scams

Avoid dating scams

Avoid dating scams

Avoid dating scams

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