Scams from internet dating
The victim and the scammer create an online relationship.
While the victim may become suspicious overtime, the scammer lures them in with pictures, hardships, promises, excitement, and claims of love.
Her emails from a Gmail account arrived every two days and at first were full of the little details of her life, like walking in the park with her friends and hanging out for pizza.But Aleksandra repeated her requests that Dave transfer money to pay for her visa and half her airfare so she could travel to Australia and arrive at "the day when our dreams and desires become real".On Valentines Day this year, Dave was woken up just before 7am by a call from a private number.Yahoo offers an online support group for victims of Romance scams.'Her' name was Aleksandra and 'she' was young and pretty with a long, dark mane of hair and dark brown eyes.