Many people with a healthier nonsense-detector will smell something fishy once the tales of melodramatic tragedy start rolling in. Perhaps the story holds true or otherwise not, it is maybe not your obligation to correct it.
It’s especially nasty if there’s an implication of quid pro quo, but that’s a matter for your own personel compass that is moral.
Excuses, Excuses, Excuses. You can easily bet that on the web scammers that are dating no strangers to being interrogated.
A majority of their markings smell one thing fishy pretty quickly, so they really have playbook of excuses to string you along for as long as you possibly can, simply to get some more bucks or (with catfishing) some more laughs.