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They are offering the chance of finding true love and happiness, and there are plenty of takers!

However sooner or later, the vulnerable hearts receive requests that will ultimately lead to financial losses and heartbreak.

The scammers choose chat rooms and dating sites because the person in love offers the chance of the biggest payoffs.

The Nigerian dating scams are often not easy to detect as the scammers are often highly educated, have exceptional patience and they do their homework!

Often the scammers use attractive female photo profiles because lots of men will respond to an attractive woman's personal ad based on the photo alone.

They also tend to target middle-aged people looking for stable relationships.Some of the sophisticated scammers send cheap presents such as flowers or candy [from stolen credit cards] to capture the hearts of lonely women. They either advise that their employer pays them with Money Orders and they can't cash them in Nigeria or are having trouble cashing them.Then they convince their soul mates to bank them into their bank account and then wire them the money via Western Union.The scammers start by stealing a photo from an internet site.They prefer to use images of white people capitalising on stereotypes and perceptions.The reasons for needing the money will sound plausible.