Overseas dating scams
These services seem to offer helpful services, but in reality, they charge they often act as more of a matchmaker, who is paid a large lump sum upon their client receiving a proposal for marriage and another lump sum upon emigration to the US or other destination country.We find that Shenzhen, China is an active location for this type of scam.
The dating scammers usually fall into one of these categories: An individual, usually female, who dates several people at the same time, collecting money and gifts from each.
Contact a woman who is older and maybe less attractive, and ask if she would like to become your friend. Think if you would be alerted if this happened at home.
Offer her your help with her English and dating questions (for example, edit her profile to the correct English, critique her introduction letter for men etc), and ask if she can provide a female input into your personal dilemmas.
People who are not truthful try not to get too close to you.
People who are too sweet too quickly usually have an agenda.
However, people who scam others always have an agenda: they are after money.