"She" becomes extremely eager to meet in person, so she decides to find out what her options are as far as visas and travel fare.The scammer will announce the good news (that she found out how to obtain the visa) in one of the letters shortly after explaining her undying love.If the guy agrees, the "lady" pretends to put all effort into making "her" travel arrangements. " She" acts surprised to find out that there are various expensive requirements that " she" has to comply with before she can fly out of the country.Those supposed requirements usually include proof of financial independence and requirement to pay off all loans that "she" has in her name.And so " she" will reluctantly ask for financial help again.If the guy is determined to make her supposed trip happen regardless of the expenses, he sends the money again and again.
The scammer explains to each potential victim that he/she feels "something special" about him.Many victims report that they received the first email from the scammer "out of the blue," and that they never belonged to any dating sites.Sometimes scammers even use Craigs List, Facebook, Myspace, or other popular web site to find potential victims After a while the letters from single men from all over the world start arriving in the scammer's mailbox.Some scammers offer to pay for visa themselves (as a "good faith" gesture).
After the "visa" is received, the scammer asks for money to buy - usually around 0-00.
Often, scammers use big online dating web sites to approach their potential victims.