According to a from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Millenials are particularly more vulnerable to online scams than seniors, as shocking as it may seem.
The research finds that “40 percent of adults age 20-29 who have reported fraud ended up losing money in a fraud case”.
Recently there are also Nigerian scams originating from Malaysia, China, India, Turkey, Spain, Cyprus, Egypt, as that's where Nigerians are located since they can easily get to these countries without visas or on the student visas.
Men are usually widowed engineers, building contractors, military, vet doctors, surgeons or antique dealers.
There is a reason why online merchants usually don't ship there.
Cherie Bourland of the elder fraud unit called the bank in Turkey and was successfully able to freeze the funds before Holmes' associate Wisdom Onokpite showed up to withdraw the money, according to CBS San Francisco.
While the woman was able to get her 0,000 back, Ms Bourland says there's just a '1 per cent' chance she'll recover the over 0,000 because 'it's just impossible to track down' and federal authorities won't investigate losses below However, Nigerian dating scam (or romance scam), besides just asking for money for their studies, sick relatives, etc..
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