Do people still fall for the Nigerian internet scam?
Or have they progressed to more sophisticated methods?
They often pretend to be divorced with kids and a huge house. They claim to be Western men who are overseas in Africa on some sort of job.
Of course the inevitable horrible problems befell this poor fellow (wink), or he falls madly in love with you, and yes he does need that plane ticket to fly back to the US so you can live happily ever after with your Dream Man.
Yes, many of the women who fall for it are older, and they are often heavy and not very good-looking.