Dating sites scams 419

We've tried addressing this by blocking non-UK IP addresses, but apparently these people are finding ways of bypassing this by connecting via UK IP addresses.

We'll be very happy to receive any relevant feedback from anyone who has had experience in dealing with these fraudulent acts in the past.

This site mainly gives attention to filtering the Nigerian 419 scam, we are provided more and more spam and scam filtering technique is very useful to visitors.

Our website is constantly under "attack" by 419 scam artists of all variations, from the classic Nigerian scam to all sorts of Russian and East European ones.

The basic methodology is quite simple and straightforward – the scam artist creates a fake profile, contacts legitimate members within the site in order to retrieve their email addresses and then contacts them by email with the usual sting content variations.

ONLINE: Nigerians use computers in an Internet cafe in Lagos.

Scams known as 419 — for the statute outlawing them — promise the victims riches and romance.