Gambia dating scams
He must have thought he caught a big fish when I accepted his friends request today.
They are consequently kidnapped and you will be asked to urgently send them some ransom money to help them get out of the messy situation.
Also known as the advance fee scam this is an oldie but a goody.
Supposedly named after a defunct piece of Nigerian Law the 419 scam has been operating in various incarnations for years.
It is one of the most alarming of all online dating scam stories is that of Australian man Desmond Gregor who flew to Mali in North Western Africa hoping to meet his online sweetheart.
Instead he met twelve men armed with machetes who held him captive, demanding ransom.
The story goes that they are paid in money orders but are having trouble cashing them; could you please cash the orders and wire the money to Nigeria?