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19 May

"He said he was going to pay me back double," she laughs.

Though the amounts and details of the scam vary from victim to victim, when it comes to romance scams, the con is almost always the same: The crook wants to get a besotted victim to wire money or provide access to a credit card.

"In the process of going back and forth, a scammer is going to try to figure out what makes a person tick, what their vulnerable spots are," said Jenny Shearer, an FBI spokeswoman.

"Because a victim has legitimate feelings, they might be inclined to offer financial support for this person." For Best, it all started when she signed up for a free online dating site called mingle2.

By then, Morrison knew she was dealing with a scammer.

"The story was getting more and more bizarre," she says.

The standard scam story then starts to unfold as your online date suddenly has some sort of emergency in Nigeria or Ghana.

The stories may range from a businessman having an accident while in Nigeria for work to a helpless woman being stranded in Ghana; from asking for charity donations for Africa to a family member having a brain hemorrhage while in Africa.

They have multiple scams running at the same time (this is how they run their business).Armed with their fake identity, the scammer proceeds to forge a bond with you.They often communicate with you for weeks and months so you think you are getting to know them better while it is actually all part of their master plan.Africa and specifically, Ghana, is becoming one of the most recent spots in the world for scams.The internet is full of offers from African cities and the rest of the world.