If they are asking for money to be released from the hospital, they aren't really in the hospital. New Twist on the Scam: When the scammer is caught by the victim and admits the crime, the next thing they do is swear they have fallen in love with the victim.
Some people walk away but others do believe what they are told.
After all by this time, the victim has such strong feelings for the scammer, how in the world can he/she not have feelings for them?
Scammers send sweet words, poems, and love letters..stolen from sites on the internet.
The people behind these scams are men, women, and teenagers of ALL ages.
Scammers may claim they're being held hostage in the hospital.
Call the hospital directly and ask about the "patient". When anyone you are in contact or relationship with online claims they are an American overseas, direct them to the American Embassy for help. The American Embassy highly recommends that individuals doing business in Nigeria be registered with the Embassy for their safety.