Those that are recently widowed or divorced are ideal targets.
This group of women easily fall victim because they believe that they do not have a good chance of finding love.
Not so long ago, it was embarrassing to find love online.
Some people think that it is a clear sign of desperation.
The relationship usually ramps up very quickly afterward.
Perhaps another reason these women easily become victims is that many are less tech-savvy and quite affluent.
Some are even asked to carry out illegal activities, and they may go ahead and do them willingly either because they are in love or because they’re being threatened.
Surprisingly, in some cases, even when the victim realizes they are being conned, the scam continues because the victim is too embarrassed to tell family and friends or report to law enforcement agencies.
Some think that websites online are scams or people that will get only up to no good.
But due to our world that is vastly moving, it can be challenging to find a partner.
They often use fictional names or they sometimes obtain information from other people, including professionals, aid workers, or the military personnel.