Dating scam from ghana
He says victims believe they’ve made a love connection over the computer, only to be devastated later when learning the correspondent doesn’t actually exist.So it’s not that these people have disposable income.These are reported complaints, so the actual number confidence scams is expected to be much higher.The number of losses between June and December 2015 is more than million higher when compared to the same time the year before.DEAL LOCALLY WITH FOLKS YOU CAN MEET IN PERSONNEVER WIRE FUNDS VIA WESTERN UNION, MONEYGRAMFAKE CASHIER CHECKS & MONEY ORDERS ARE COMMON - BANKS WILL CASH THEM AND THEN HOLD YOU RESPONSIBLENEVER GIVE OUT FINANCIAL INFORMATION to ANYONE.AVOID DEALS INVOLVING SHIPPING OR ESCROW SERVICESDisabled World does not handle payments, guarantee transactions, provide escrow services, or offer "buyer protection" or "seller certification"Most scams involve one or more of the following: An inquiry from someone far away, often in another country.Initial meetings should use common sense, such as meeting in a public place or be with a friend. Be aware of classified buyers and sellers especially anyone offering a cashiers check over the asking price and requesting you send the extra funds to Nigeria or another country.Ensure you are positive the buyer or seller is who they say they are.
The majority of victims of these scams are between the ages of 40 and 60, male and female.
We do not do any background checks of any kind of our users.
Disabled World members should get to know a potential date well before agreeing to meet.
Nigeria, Ghana and the Philippines have recently jumped on the bandwagon.
Background Checks Disabled World warns its members that Internet dating and purchasing items online can be risky.
In 2015, 9,890 complaints were received from victims in that age range, while we received just 2,373 complaints from victims 39 and under.