There is high risk to your security within 20 kilometres of the border with Colombia due to the presence of drug traffickers and the occasional presence of armed guerrilla forces.
We advise against all tourist and other non-essential travel to these areas and against crossing the border with Colombia by land.
Although using an online dating community is a great way to meet new people, make friends and find true love, it is important to stay safe and protected at all times until you feel genuinely comfortable with getting to know and share more with the other individual you are connecting with online.
The Nigerian dating scams target the lonely and vulnerable.
The most common comment of victims who think they have found the love of their life is "I can't believe I was so stupid!
Prime targets are divorced ones, widow(er)s, elderly and disabled persons: all different types of people that may be more susceptible to fall into their trap.
Scammers especially target older people since those may be less experienced on the Internet, and are often not as tech-savvy as younger ones.
Valentine’s day is one of the most sentimental times of the year, and can be one of the most stressful periods for lonely people searching for true love.