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Whether this is because of the social/cultural expectation that men are supposed to be powerful, or because they are always assumed to be the dominate gender, I’m not sure. Men are seen as in control; they make the first move, pay for dates, buy gifts, etc.This idea that a man should be the head of the relationship has been around since the dawn of patriarchy, but the American expectations in relationship related behavior seems to be heavily based on the traditional 1950’s “American Dream” ideal.(Consumer Reports)--In mid December the Department of Justice announced that seven men—six from Nigeria and one from South Africa—pled guilty to conning tens of millions of dollars from Americans via online dating sites.While the case was remarkable for its magnitude, when it comes to so-called “romance scams,” it still represents just the tip of the iceberg.“That big investment gives victims a false sense that the relationship must be real.”Eventually a pitch for money comes.Often the scammer will say an emergency situation has arisen and money is needed fast to avoid dire consequences.
This month, the whole thing came crashing down — after the former city staffer had sold her condo and sent more than 0,000 overseas. Toronto police say it was just another online romance scam. The woman "had been through some trauma in her life," he said, making her vulnerable to the social media requests of an online scammer.This makes it hard for the victim to do due diligence.The scammer might say that an immediate family member has a medical emergency and needs money for treatment, or that he has been wrongly arrested and needs help with bail money and legal support. It Pays to Be Paranoid The CR survey found that 35 percent of respondents who’ve tried online dating felt they had been grossly misled by someone’s online profile, and 12 percent said they’d been scammed.According to police, the suspect — or suspects — developed a long-term "relationship" with the woman, and convinced her to help with a series of fake financial issues.They also used the assumed identities of real people employed in the U. Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United Nations and convinced that woman she could claim a court award if she sent money to them "to cover various fees, taxes and bribes of local officials in Nigeria." "She was led to believe she was going to be compensated for her losses," Nichol said.
The seven-year romance started in 2010 with an online profession of love from a man stationed overseas.