In the first clip, Miles mentions a name that we might not expect to come to his lips: I hope this music inspires some readers to smile in general, and to try this radically humane act in the larger world.The worst thing that can happen is that one might be greeted with an emotionless stare or suspicion, but I’ve found that there are kindred souls in the universe who will — even shyly — make eye contact.Such connections might be all we have, and they are worth cherishing. The Nigerian dating scams target the lonely and vulnerable.Then they convince their soul mates to bank them into their bank account and then wire them the money via Western Union.They are often told to keep some of the money for their trouble [which helps to build trust and also helps make them an accessory to the crime! After a few weeks the bank will advise the Money Orders are fraudulent and then the victim is responsible for paying the money back to the bank, and in some cases face charges of passing counterfeit instrument.They then spend months chatting up and luring their naive targets with online intimacy.They often pretend to be foreign specialists [from the US, UK or Canada, but can be any European country]temporarily working in Nigeria or other African country.
" From internet cafes all over west African countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal etc scammers are zeroing in on their prey - singles looking for love online. The Nigerians call them 'maghas' which is slang for gullible white people.The Nigerian dating scams are often not easy to detect as the scammers are often highly educated, have exceptional patience and they do their homework!The scammers start by stealing a photo from an internet site.Sometimes the scammer purchases goods with stolen credit cards but have trouble getting them delivered as many US merchants are now wary of shipping to Nigeria.
They ask if their soul mate can re-ship them to Nigeria.
They prefer to use images of white people capitalising on stereotypes and perceptions.