However, criminals are also finding more potential targets — posing under a fake identity and trying to earn trust before asking for money.
Once it’s gone, money can be extremely hard to get back, according to Staff Sgt.
It could be a scammer, often a man, using photos downloaded from the internet in the hope of sucking in as many victims as possible.
shows as much as a third of Americans married since 2005 had met online.
"William" is probably not even based in a Western country and is yet another Nigerian scammer trying to dupe innocent people off their money.