a business trip or to visit his child in a Nigerian boarding school or even a safari.Soon enough there is some sort of "emergency" with either the child suffering from a brain hemorrhage or "William" suffering a life threatening accident.
The internet is their prime source to get you trapped.
They approach you through online by someone who appears to be interested in you.
These fraudulent scammers set up fake profiles and claim to be foreign citizens or NRIs.
Again, they pretend to be a woman from a Western country while all the while being based in Nigeria.
They then solicit you for money for a charity they run in Nigeria or Ghana.
They introduce themselves as a working man or women, who is looking for a prospective life partner and tell their own sympathetic cooked up stories to gain your love and care.