They will also pretend that they need money for emergency purposes or they are having a hard time dealing with their finances.
They usually create profiles that are fake so they can lure their victims in.
They can either ask for their victims to do instant messaging, email, or phone.
Majority of the scammers are claiming to be from Australia, but there are others who are claiming to be from other western countries.
Once the scammers gained your trust, they will directly or subtly ask for gifts, credit or banking card details or money.
They may even ask for photos or videos of an intimate nature of yourself.