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In other instances, Sylvanus took huge sums of money from his victim for his weekly school upkeep and medical expenses.But, later, when the demands made by the duo became too much, Malouf became suspicious and, thereafter, reported the case to his friend in the states, who in turn, also informed his friend, Major Gyadu of the Ghana Armed Forces here in Ghana.
By the time the drama unfolded, the American Good Samaritan had been fleeced of thousands of dollars.
Recently there are also Nigerian scams originating from Malaysia, China, India, Turkey, Spain, Cyprus, Egypt, as that's where Nigerians are located since they can easily get to these countries without visas or on the student visas.
Men are usually widowed engineers, building contractors, military, vet doctors, surgeons or antique dealers.
Needless to say, those Money Orders or checks are no good, and not even worth the paper they're printed on.
If you cash them or deposit them into your account, Money Orders or checks will come back after few weeks as fraudulent and you will be responsible for paying back the money to the bank and sometimes even charged for passing counterfeit instrument.
Women are usually nurses, models, charity or UNICEF workers or antique dealers.