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The artist then explains that they are in another country (usually Africa: Nigeria or Mali, but England is also being used), and that they will not be returning to the States for another two weeks.The artists may even send more pictures to the victim’s e-mail address to “legitimize” cooperation of starting a relationship.They frighten or entice you into visiting a phony web page and entering your ID and password.Commonly, the guise is an urgent need to "confirm your identity".
Basically, the scam is to get a guy to set up a Pay Pal account using a credit card.
Because it was born out of hacking techniques, “fishing” is stylistically spelled "phishing" by hackers.
Tip: the beginning of the link address should have https://. If still in doubt, make a phone call to the financial institution to verify if the email is legit.
It sounded too sketchy to me, and I recognized it for the scam factor.
I tell them that I have heard their story before, and then they stop contact.