Russian blacklist dating scams
Warning: this type of a scam is dangerous because the scammers ask for a serious amount of cash up front, rather than "nickeling and diming" the victim to death.Where found: On major dating networks like Date Me Free or Her monthly salary is only a few hundred dollars, all Russian men are drunks and maybe her family died in a tragic accident or they are ill and in need of surgery.Heart strings are pulled and victims are sucked in.
They often work in groups and set up multiple ads / accounts on many large dating sites. The scam consists of locating lonely females living in the US and Canada, establishing romantic relationship with them, and then asking them for an emergency loan needed to complete some kind of impending business transaction, like an investment (for example, in Russian oil, minerals, or other natural resources).(by Elena Garrett, 2009) Visa and Tickets Scammer Advanced Fee Investment Scammer Unscrupulous or Fake Marriage / Translation Agency Vacation Hunter Pro Dater Accommodation Scams Bigger Better Deal Hunter Green Card Hunter / Gold Digger Imagine this: a 20-years old rough-looking unemployed college student named Boris is typing to you "My beloved [insert your name here], I went to the travel agency and they said that I will need to buy visa and tickets to travel to you. The then attaches to the message a picture of a shy-looking pretty young lady blowing you a kiss. He is a ruthless con-man who is making money selling elaborate fantasy stories to trusting foreigners.They said that the total cost is 80 for everything. He knows how to push the right buttons to make his victims to completely fall in love with a fictional lonely girl from the letters.At this point she will set the victim up as her knight in shining armor, the only one who can help her.She might just need money to pay her bills but will probably want desperately to come and visit him in his Western nation.