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In reality, the scammers are Africans from Nigeria and Ghana.
People on the pictures are not associated with scammers in any way, they are just victims of identity theft.
They'd hit it off right away, and he said he lived just outside of Phoenix, which seemed relatively proximate to a woman in remote Yuma, Ariz.
When Morrison suggested that her suitor put his daughter on a plane to get better medical attention at home -- and even offered to pick the girl up at the airport -- a new crisis struck.
"He said he was going to pay me back double," she laughs.
Sh'reen Morrison had been on an online dating site for only a few weeks before she realized that something was seriously wrong with the man who had been actively pursuing her by text message and email.
There are no statistics saying just how common scammers are on dating sites.