They can go from terminal to terminal or change carriers. Anyone who tells you they hold a Nigerian passport and is staying with friends or family in London a few days must have this document in a valid passport, a return ticket and adequate funds to care for themselves.
After you discover the scam you may have questions regarding the person you were talking to, the money you may have sent, the checks you may have cashed, how to report the scammer or just how the scam works.
This is a section that can answer those questions and direct you to other areas on our site that will have more details on how to understand aftermath of a romance scammer.
Fines for Nigerians and Ghanaians are $2,500-$4,000 USD so before anyone gets on a plane for anywhere, you had better believe their papers are in order.
The Airlines are heavily fined for allowing people to board without proper documentation, meaning Visas, Transit Visas, etc.
Customs Officials will deny admission and declared them as "inads".
The individual will be returned to their point of origin on the next available flight.This can be for assistance in cashing a check that they are unable to cash themselves and also asking for financial assistance to help them out of a difficulty they are having.They have landed in a hotel and now cannot pay the bill so the hotel is holding all their papers so they cannot leave.Scammers will pose under the disguise of beautiful pictures as either male or female claiming to be from the United States.The scammer weaves a story of a successful business person working over seas, having no family; they present themselves as a thoughtful, caring and loving individual who is looking for their soul mate.When they aren't, you have agreed to personally make them good.