If you cash them or deposit them into your account, Money Orders or checks will come back after few weeks as fraudulent and you will be responsible for paying back the money to the bank and sometimes even charged for passing counterfeit instrument.There is also a re-shipping scam, when they will ask you to re-ship goods for them.
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Usually they say to keep some money for your trouble.
Needless to say, those Money Orders or checks are no good, and not even worth the paper they're printed on.
However, Nigerian dating scam (or romance scam), besides just asking for money for their studies, sick relatives, etc..
usually involves this scheme: the scammers upload fake attractive photos, in most cases of white people.
There is a reason why online merchants usually don't ship there.
There are also military scams (for God Sake, there are NO American Generals browsing dating sites and NO military man will EVER ask you for money.
These goods are purchased with stolen credit cards.