In these social engineering attacks, which often rely on direct messages and grooming tactics, victims believe they are talking to a genuine person.
How romance scams work The online fraudster orchestrating a romance scam plays the long game and will work to earn the trust of their victim over time.
Most scammers make use of the same fake documents which are sent to different men.
Your goal is to find out if you have been targeted by a scam artist.
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If you find exactly the same document in our database, this means that you are dealing with a scammer.