These guys are so good at this that they don't even have to ask for the money outright. They will create stories and scenarios of a financial crisis or hardship. And because these women are so enamored with their newfound love they willingly volunteer to help out and open up their wallets.
2) Money Orders- many of these scammers claim to be United States citizens who happen to be overseas on some kind of work project which will keep them there for several months ( thus justifying why it's not possible to meet in person). And because they're overseas they claim that they cannot cash US money orders. So what they will do is send fraudulent money orders to their victims and ask them to cash the money orders and send the money to them. By the time the scam gets discovered by the banks, the scammers have their money and the victims are responsible for all losses.
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3) Reshipping Packages- Because these scammers claim to be overseas they lure their victims into using the US postal system to reship packages for them.
Why would these guys do this?
Because the contents of these packages are filled with goods which were purchased with fraudulent or stolen credit cards. Unfortunately, by agreeing to ship the packages for these criminals many of these women are also implicating themselves in the illegal activity and are subjecting themselves to criminal punishment.
The good news, is that the modus operandi for these criminals is pretty transparent. If you simply keep your eyes and ears open, you will be able to recognize these dirt bags from a mile away.
Yes, there are guys out there who are willing to prey on innocent women. But there are also great guys who are looking for love also.
If you understand how the scam artists operate and you know the games that they play you don't have to worry about being scammed. Because these guys are so astute that they only pick victims who they know they can easily lore into their trap.
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