This is the photo gallery of pictures that are most frequently used in scams.
These pictures have been abused by scammers for many years, and in spite of warnings on many scamlists, they STILL keep resurfacing over and over again.
Photos are also taken from profiles posted on dating sites.
Scammers generally use high quality images of attractive white people to create false profiles on Internet dating sites.
Inevitably, emergencies come up, requiring more of your money and delaying the "transfer" of funds to your account.
In the end, there aren't any profits for you, and your money is gone along with the thief who stole it.
A Perth woman who lost hundreds of thousands of dollars in a Nigerian online romance scam has recovered part of the money after a police investigation.
The ABC understands she has recovered about 0,000, or 40 per cent of the money she transferred overseas.
The scam has been used with fax and traditional mail, and is now prevalent in online communications like emails.Some fraudsters have produced trunks of dyed or stamped money to try to verify their claims.The emails are from crooks trying to steal your money or your identity." she said."And I think it's not the what or the who, it is the when.It's when a person has a little chink in their armour that someone can get in, and it festers and they make the most of it."Detective Sergeant Blackshaw said efforts to stop overseas scams targeting Australians need to be made on a national scale."The scammer in West Africa is going to look at an Australian as an Australian," he said."They are not going to look at them as a West Australian or a South Australian.