These days it seems like everyone is looking to get one up on one another. They're looking for what they can get out of a situation, instead of asking themselves what they can do to help. And it seems like every time you pick up the phone, go on the Internet, or turn on the TV, there's someone asking for some sort of money. So, when a stranger from another country messaged this YouTube star, he assumed the worst. Honestly, who wouldn't? Well, keep reading to find out how this man walked right into what he thought could've been a scam without much hesitation.

Say hello to Dan!

Dan runs a YouTube channel called Pleasant Green. His videos are diverse and keep his 50,000 followers pretty entertained.

Say hello to Dan!

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Three months ago, Dan posted a video online titled, “Liberian scam or exciting business opportunity?"

Dan knew he would get some responses like he always did. But what he didn't realize was the opportunity that would present itself through a message from a man named Joel.

Three months ago, Dan posted a video online titled, “Liberian scam or exciting business opportunity?"

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Joel messaged Dan on Facebook and claimed to be from Liberia.

Joel had asked Dan for some financial or business assistance. Just like anyone else would, Dan assumed that Joel was trying to scam him.

Joel messaged Dan on Facebook and claimed to be from Liberia.

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But, Dan went along with it anyways.

Dan asked Joel to take pictures of his surroundings and send them to Dan. Joel did send him some pictures, but they didn't come out very good, at all.

But, Dan went along with it anyways.

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Joel told Dan that he didn't want to take pictures, he wanted to sell electronics.

Dan told Joel after that he would pay for Joel to take pictures of his home in Liberia. But in order for Joel to take better pictures, Dan would have to send him a better camera, so he did!

Joel told Dan that he didn't want to take pictures, he wanted to sell electronics.

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