Dating scams ecuador
Letters are exchanged between the scammer and victim until the scammer feels they have groomed the victim enough to ask for money.
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There is usually the promise that the fictitious character will one day join the victim in the victim's country.
The scam usually ends when the victim realizes they are being scammed or stops sending money.
Someone you have started to develop a relationship with online might first ask for money for travel costs, or say they have lost their plane ticket so need to borrow some cash for a new one.
They might say a family member is ill and they need funds for urgent medical treatment.