This is a huge, huge red flag

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And, of course, they live happily if dishonestly ever after. Again, this sets up the scenario for needing money. They'd hit it off right away, and he said he lived just outside of Phoenix, which seemed relatively proximate to a woman in remote Yuma, Ariz. His picture looks like he's a nice guy, and he's so cute.

For any complaints and enquiries you may contact us here. Both characters smoothly lie to their victims and set them up for their cons. In recent years, the con artists have figured out this can tip people off, so it happens less often now. In recent years, this is no longer the case, which means potential victims are even more vulnerable than before.

Note that these are quite

The reason is, real American Citizens don't go around identifying themselves that way. Con artists can introduce sad stories about debts they need to pay before they can marry someone, or car repairs they need in order to visit you or keep their job. He needed money for a hotel. Laughter is the best aphrodisiac.

It's rare for a scammer to meet you in person. Note that these are quite often indirect strategies.

You are presented with the opportunity, not the specific request, in many cases. Part of their job is to protect you and other potential victims. Many are operating out of foreign countries, despite profiles saying they live nearby.

It's rare for a