Nigeria scams via dating websites
The forum's been running since 2012 and Wayne claims their website is visited by around 9,000 people from all over the world every day.
Typically, two to three of these enquiries are about victims from a romance scam.
Kari-Anne, who's based in Western Europe, signed up to a dating site after a move to a new country left her feeling lonely.He's been doing it since 2005 and now has a good eye for identifying a fraudsters and where they come from."I’d say it was about 50/50 between men and women who get in touch with us," says Wayne.But a team of "scam baiters" has decided to turn the tide and expose these scammers and warn others before they part with their cash.Swansea based Wayne May - not his real name - runs the website and is taking on the fraudsters, helping victims by exposing the dodgy email addresses from fake lovers.
It's a cruel category of fraud, where scammers prey on vulnerable people on dating sites by using fake profiles and fake stories.