Instead of asking you to send them money for their ticket, they will instead send you scanned copies of a ticket to convince you they are genuine and are really coming to visit you.They do not ask for money to buy the ticket or even for visa expenses… However, there is usually a last minute glitch and they will request you to send them a large amount of money without which the trip will be impossible.These are examples of some of the most notorious scams in the world of online dating and on the internet in general.This is one of the most popular scams in online dating.Do not send money if you are in a similar situation because it is probably a scam.
You might find their reasons actually check out and send them the money but in all likelihood, you have been scammed of your money.
Nigeria and Ghana are notorious for their scammers and hence most people probably wouldn’t pursue a relationship with someone from one of these countries.
These scammers are well aware of this and therefore often pretend to be from the USA/ UK/ Australia/ Canada or some other Western country.
Another common scam one comes across in online dating is the medical emergency scam.
Just when you think your online relationship is going really well, your online partner will be faced with some sort of medical emergency.