"William" is probably not even based in a Western country and is yet another Nigerian scammer trying to dupe innocent people off their money.
Scammers often use female profiles as well to fool their potential victim.
The money extracted from victims in North America, Europe and Australia translates to huge fortunes for the scammers who are willing to put weeks or months of work into getting a good payout. Many scammers are well educated and all are heartless so read on for common African online dating scams and protect yourself. You might be interacting with a man, say, "William Jones" from USA/ UK/ Australia/ Canada or some other Western country.
It's a scam, don't send a cent, cease contact and report the scammer.Like many single women, the Midwestern mother of two and caretaker for her ailing father found many possibilities and opportunities when it came to meeting men online. Chat room one evening after working the night shift at her retail job, she met a man only a state away who enchanted her from the moment she first spoke with him.“He was extremely intelligent and came across as very romantic and genuinely interested in me,” Meade said.“I thought he was too good to be true.”Chatting nightly over Yahoo!a business trip or to visit his child in a Nigerian boarding school or even a safari.Soon enough there is some sort of "emergency" with either the child suffering from a brain hemorrhage or "William" suffering a life threatening accident.