Are you talking to a Nigerian scammer?



Are you talking to a Nigerian scammer?

Does their picture show a white, hispanic or asian person, while they mentioned either being in West Africa, or going to West Africa? (if they are black, skip this question)

yes

no, they never mentioned Africa

Does their picture show a black person, while they are originally from any non-African country, like US or UK, but staying in West Africa temporarily? (if they are not black, skip this question)

yes

no, they never mentioned Africa

they are African living in Africa

Do their pictures show a white person while they claim to be in Malaysia?

yes

no

Do they look like a model, or simply way above average people who usually conact you?

yes

no

Do they say “am” instead of “I am”?

yes

no

Is their last name Williams or Smith?

yes

no

Do their usernames or handles include the following: 4luv, 4real, 4u, honest or baby?

yes

no

Do they claim to be in the military?

yes

no

Did they mention being a building contractor, engineer, doctor or nurse, buying antiques or in the modeling business?

yes

no

Did they contact you first?

yes, on a dating website or social network

yes, on hangouts, skype or whatsapp

no, I contacted first

Did they give you their hangouts name, whatsapp or phone number, or asked for yours, in the very first conversation and suggested to text?

yes

they just left their e-mail address

no

Is their spelling very bad, especially for their supposed education level?

yes

somewhat

no

Did they fall in love with you too fast, during the first several messages or chat sessions?

yes

no

Do they misspell the name of their home city, state or country?

yes

no

Do they appear unfamiliar with their home city or country?

yes

no

Did they tell you any sob stories, like about tragical death of their wife, kids or parents in the plane or car crash?

yes

no

Did their introductory message include the phrase “Remeber the distance or colour does not matter but love matters alot in life”?

yes

no

Did they ever hint you for money, but without asking directly, like being in the financial hardship, or dificult situation, robbery, sudden medical emergency, unable to pay the hotel bill, etc?

yes

no

Are there any contradictions in their profile, like their profil picture and their claimed age or gender or race obviously don’t match?

yes

no

Did they ever ask you for your bank account details?

yes

no

Are they Africans and want to come visit you in your country on a tourist or visitors visa?

yes

no

they are not Africans

Is the age difference between you 20 years or over?

yes

no

Do they claim to be non-Africans, but have an African or any other strange accent on the phone that they are not supposed to have according to their origin?

yes

no

never talked to them on the phone

If you enter their e-mail address or phone number in Google, does it return any results associated with scams?

yes

no

 

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