In reality, the victim will be in contact not with one, but with several members of a criminal gang who all claim they are: 2.
Grooming process Once the first contact has been made, the con artists will start pampering their victims with fake love, sweet-talking their way to their heart and their money. They’re very sophisticated and will go to great lengths to build a relationship with their victims, spending a lot of time communicating with them, trying to find out where their weaknesses lie.
Well-educated and aware When dating a Dutch guy, you can on the whole look forward to spending time with an educated, well-read person.
He is most likely to have attended college and quite comfortable discussing a whole range of topics, starting from politics to the environment.
Three stages Dating fraud essentially goes through three stages: first contact, the grooming process, crisis hits. First contact Who are these people who prey on unsuspecting victims looking for a new partner? Online dating romance scammers are often Nigerians, Ghanaians or East Europeans.