Web love frauds: ‘We realise I happened to be being groomed’

Web love frauds: ‘We realise I happened to be being groomed’

Might you ever be tricked away from cash by way of a complete stranger posing as a prospective intimate partner?

On Thursday, we spoke to a Swedish girl who was simply tricked with a Nigerian man posing as being a Dane love that is seeking.

After that story, we received numerous email messages from individuals saying that they had been lured into comparable traps. Here are a few of these tales.

Susan, Hastings

“He phoned me personally and stated he had been in short supply of $4,000”

I became scammed some two months ago with a man that is nigerian as a us, from Boston, Massachusetts, calling himself Thomas Crane.

He sent me personally a buddy request on Twitter, and i simply accepted it, partly because we was not utilized to Twitter and in addition he seemed quite good.

We rapidly began chatting on Twitter Messenger in which he began phoning me personally. Searching straight right back, we realise I became being groomed. I am a smart girl, but he had been clever adequate to locate a vulnerability in me personally being a divorced girl.

He got near to me personally quite quickly and delivered me personally a entire a number of pictures of himself, most of the in the past to their youth. Læs resten