Nigeria and Ghana are notorious for their scammers and hence most people probably wouldn’t pursue a relationship with someone from one of these countries.
Something seemed off, so I searched again under a different ZIP code. I clicked both the “Latest Activity” and the “Recently Joined” tab to see if that changed anything. A woman named “Diana” is actually porn star Natalie Sparks (whose image is often used in catfishing scams); the profile photo for “Sarah Reynolds” has been posted thousands of times on creepy image boards across the web, usually with captions like “hot girl with glasses”; user “Martine Saul” is actually a popular vlogger named Aline Faria; and one profile features a stock photo, complete with watermark.
The latter is titled “Very Angry Woman” on Shutterstock.
Instead of asking you to send them money for their ticket, they will instead send you scanned copies of a ticket to convince you they are genuine and are really coming to visit you.
They do not ask for money to buy the ticket or even for visa expenses… However, there is usually a last minute glitch and they will request you to send them a large amount of money without which the trip will be impossible.
“I think there’s a special stigma when people say they’re supporting Trump, because of some of the brash things that he’s said,” Goss told the magazine, Market Watch and The Daily Dot also covered it, among many others.