After some time, "William" has to travel to Nigeria or Ghana for some reason e.g.

Within 10 minutes of posting, she had a handful of virtual suitors — and one stood out.

He suggested they ditch the dating site and switch to email.

“My friends advised me to go online and try to find someone to share my life with,” she says via Skype.

Firefly spent a lot of time on her profile, thinking she needed to be entirely honest and open if she hoped to really connect with someone.

But soon after, she learned that the son had had an accident at school and needed help paying hospital bills — urgently.

“Of course I was sending money again to Western Union,” Firefly says.It's a scam, don't send a cent, cease contact and report the scammer."William" is probably not even based in a Western country and is yet another Nigerian scammer trying to dupe innocent people off their money.Her new boyfriend had a complicated backstory: He was an American soldier serving in Iraq, and he had a son living in Ghana.But she had revealed to her new online beau how much she wanted children, and soon his 14-year-old son was emailing her.Soon enough there is some sort of "emergency" with either the child suffering from a brain hemorrhage or "William" suffering a life threatening accident.