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Do not send money if you are in a similar situation because it is probably a scam.
Again, most often these scammers will pretend to be a Western man but in reality they will be scammers based in Africa.
The stories may range from a businessman having an accident while in Nigeria for work to a helpless woman being stranded in Ghana; from asking for charity donations for Africa to a family member having a brain hemorrhage while in Africa.
These scammers know immigration rules and regulations well and might even cite some sort of visa requirement as their reason for requesting money.
You might find their reasons actually check out and send them the money but in all likelihood, you have been scammed of your money.
After finding someone online, it is simply not OK to check whether he/she is on social media platforms (like Facebook, Instagram or Twitter) but go the extra mile to Google and conduct image search of the new person.
There is a lot of info you can find out about someone simply by spending the extra time to learn by researching before taking the next step.