Photographs for dating sites
Then there is a recovery scam - a scammer recontacting you pretending to be FBI, EFCC or any other authority, telling he can help you recover your money... And finaly there is a "stuck parcel" scam, when they supposedly sent you goods/gifts, but they got stuck somewhere on the way (for example, on the customs) and you have to pay to "customs" or some bogus shipping company to get them.
All types of scams are described in details on Romancescam.
They pretend to be the foreign specialists working in Nigeria or Ghana (usually originally from US and UK, but it may also be Canada, Australia or any other European country).
Recently there are also Nigerian scams originating from Malaysia, China, India, Turkey, Spain, Cyprus, Egypt, as that's where Nigerians are located since they can easily get to these countries without visas or on the student visas.
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This is the photo gallery of pictures that are most frequently used in scams.
Usually they say to keep some money for your trouble.
There is also a re-shipping scam, when they will ask you to re-ship goods for them.
These pictures have been abused by scammers for many years, and in spite of warnings on many scamlists, they STILL keep resurfacing over and over again.
ALL PICTURES ARE STOLEN FROM INNOCENT THIRD PARTIES.
Since only about one percent of the prints had anything written on them, my starting point was finding the few people I could identify, and hope that one thing would lead to another.
Over time, I came to realize how important the little things were in helping solve these riddles.