Some scammers aren't very good at their jobs. It doesn't take much to realize you are being scammed these days. One potential victim caught on immediately during a text exchange and turned the tables on the scammer.
They posted the resulting conversation on the internet for all of us to enjoy.
People weighed in with their own experiences.
People were digging the cockroach aspect of the story.
There were a few who didn't buy the story.
H/T: Bored Panda