African scammers are believed to be posing as beautiful Malaysian girls not only to cheat Malaysians but foreigners as well.
The fake Malaysian girl would promise undying love to unsuspected Facebook users including marriage offer but with a catch - money and a flight ticket.
In the latest incident, CanadaEast.com, a Canadian news website was quoted as saying a canadian man was cheated of Canadian $30,000 (about RM90,000) by a woman who claimed to be a Malaysian. She fabricated stories about her financial problems resulting in the man sending her C$30,000.
She had promised to buy a flight ticket to Canada with part of the money. And, she promised to marry him too.
However, after 3 months of waiting the man realized she was deceived after her Facebook mysteriously disappeared.