Dozens of Irish nationals have been arrested in the US and Australia.
They could be groups or individuals that travel to North America and Australia with mostly tourist visa. links above are Face-to-Face type fraud but there should be a number of online fraud which is much easier and cheaper for scammers.
He told me things like he was also a widower and told me about his wife etc. I gave him my mobile and he rang me each evening and we would chat for 5 or 10 mins at a cost to him not me. When I came back we chatted for another couple of weeks and then he asked me for some money so that he could home and we could be together.
Stay safe ladies I received a friend request from a William fernando on Facebook this morning.
I am always cautious of people requesting me who I don’t know.
I started chatting to a guy who said he was english born but his father was american.
He was working for the united nations as an orthapedic surgeon which I thought was a bit of a story but I went along with it.