dating 6 months but not exclusive - Nigerian dating scams 2016

A common variation is a woman in Africa who claimed that her husband had died and that she wanted to leave millions of dollars of his estate to a good church.This is known as the Nigerian scam, and also as the "4-1-9" (which refers to the section of Nigerian Criminal Code that deals with fraud) and the "Advance Fee Scam."In every variation, the scammer is promising obscenely large payments for small unskilled tasks.

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People on the pictures are not associated with scammers in any way, they are just victims of identity theft.

If you are contacted by somebody using these pictures on a dating site or a social network, you are being scammed.

This is the most widespread internet and email scam today.

A "phishing" email lures you into divulging your login credentials — your username and password — through convincing emails and links to web pages.

ALL PICTURES ARE STOLEN FROM INNOCENT THIRD PARTIES.

In reality, the scammers are Africans from Nigeria and Ghana.

Maya Diamond is a Dating and Relationship Coach in Berkeley, CA.

She has 11 years of experience helping singles stuck in frustrating dating patterns find internal security, heal their past, and create healthy, loving, and lasting partnerships.

She received her Master's in Somatic Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies in 2009.

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