A romance scammer is a person or group of people who use the hope of love to get money from a victim. They make the victim want to help them get out of an unfortunate situation. More »

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Pictures known to have been used in internet scams based in Ghana or Nigeria are available through the Scamdigger website. The parent site, Romance Scam, has more comprehensive information. More »

Some signs you are communicating with a potential romance scammer include poor grammar, obvious displays of wealth and excuses for not being able to meet up. Requests to borrow money are another red flag. More »

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A Ghana romance scam is an act of online fraud in which a person who claims to live in Ghana expresses romantic interest in an attempt to receive money from the scam victim. The U.S. Embassy warns that these requests for... More »

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People who are delusional engage in behaviors based on the type of delusion from which they are suffering, such as repeatedly contacting law enforcement because they believe someone is going to harm them or stalking peop... More »

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Online romance scammers commonly demonstrate certain telltale signs, including requests to move off of a dating site, poor grammar and excuses for not being able to meet up. Recognizing these signs can help spot a scamme... More »

Kinemortophobia is the fear of zombies, and the victim of arachibutyrophobia is afraid of peanut butter sticking to the roof of his mouth, according to Reader's Digest. The person with phobophobia fears fear itself. The ... More »

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