That would also be a sort of scam, because there is NOTHING they can tell you about an overseas individual other than what you can find on your own FOR FREE on the Internet. Put it in quotes, to make sure you are searching for this exact phraze.

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Of course you can do it manually, by visiting every social network out there, locating their search form and entering the suspect's email addy in their search box. Just enter their email address in the box below and hit Submit.

On the next screen, the list of social networks will appear.

Then there is a recovery scam - a scammer recontacting you pretending to be FBI, EFCC or any other authority, telling he can help you recover your money... And finaly there is a "stuck parcel" scam, when they supposedly sent you goods/gifts, but they got stuck somewhere on the way (for example, on the customs) and you have to pay to "customs" or some bogus shipping company to get them.

All types of scams are described in details on Romancescam.

But who are these internet scammers and how do they operate?

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