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One woman, “Tonya,” was swooned by a man who introduced himself as “John Hangen.” He said he was an engineer who lived nearby.
John and Tonya spent weeks communicating by phone, text, and email—but never in person.
If paid, the scammer may make up new fees that require payment before you can receive your reward.
They will keep asking for more money as long as you are willing to part with it.
The '419' part of the name comes from the section of Nigeria’s Criminal Code which outlaws the practice. Scammers may ask for your bank account details to 'help them transfer the money' and use this information to later steal your funds.The scammer may contact you by email, letter, text message or social networking message.They will offer you a large sum of money to help them transfer their personal fortune out of their country.Now they're working out of Malaysia, Eastern Europe, and even the UK and Canada.First, scammers create fake profiles and send out email messages to online daters.