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Also because military public relations often posts information on soldiers without mentioning their families or personal lives, images are stolen from these websites by organized internet crime gangs often operating out of Nigeria or Ghana.They tell their victims that they are lonely, supporting an orphanage with their own money, needing financial assistance because they can't access their own money in a combat zone, etc.
The merchandise is returned to the vendors, the pro-dater and the various accomplices take in their respective cut of the take.The money is always sent to a third party to be collected for the scammer.Sometimes the third party is real, sometimes fictitious.The scammer will provide an excuse such as not being able to get an exit visa, or illness of themselves or a family member.Scammers are very adept at knowing how to "play" their victims - sending love poems, sex games in emails, building up a "loving relationship" with many promises of "one day we will be married".Often photos of unknown African actresses will be used to lure the victim into believing they are talking to that person.
Victims may be invited to travel to the scammer's country; in some cases the victims arrive with asked-for gift money for family members or bribes for corrupt officials, and then they are beaten and robbed or murdered.In 2016, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation received reports about more than US 0 million being lost by victims of relationship scams.Some romance scammers seek out a niche of various fetishes where they will find an obscure fetish and they will make the victim think that if they pay for the scammer's plane ticket, they will get to live out a sexual fantasy of theirs by having the scammer come to them to have sex.The scammers also like to entice victims to perform sexual acts on webcam.They then record their victims, play back the recorded images or videos to them and then extort money to prevent them from sending the recordings to friends, family, employers, often discovered via social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter etc.A rapidly growing technique scammers are using is to impersonate American military personnel.