Australians are delivering millions of dollars into the hands of scammers each year in the hope of romance and love, but many incidents are going unreported.
But Charlie is still at large, presumably in Nigeria, and there may be little hope of bringing him to justice.
That is why this individual remains a fugitive.”It also explains why romance scams are on the rise: It’s a lucrative and easy crime to commit, and easier still to remain anonymous and beyond the reach of authorities.
“It’s not like going in a bank and holding a gun to the teller,” Beining explained, “because there are so many leads that you provide law enforcement when you do that.
We can find out where in the world their computer is being used.
It’s identifying who they actually are that’s the hard part.