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They just put all the email addresses they can collect through this method into a database for later use.And the "Russian woman" who writes you later won't usually be the pictures on this profile.Another approach Russian scammers often use is to post their profiles on Direct-Connection Russian dating sites where there is little or no screening.
The woman then contacts a lonely heart over Jiayuan and convinces him to take her on a date to the expensive restaurant, where she runs up an enormous tab.
The picture in the profile was just the bait used by Russian scammers.
After harvesting your email address like this (or any one of many other methods), Russian scammers start on their email sequence.
In August, a British man was sent to jail after defrauding two women of over £300,000 (5,300) through online dating sites.
He had convinced them that he was a diplomat and that a US marine general had fallen in love with them, causing one woman to pawn jewelry, empty her life savings, sell her car, and take out loans to help this general move to the UK. In 2011, the Internet Crime Complaint Center estimated that the online dating scamming “industry” was worth over million, but it’s likely much higher than that, due to the difficulty of making a good estimate.