Often, at the time of his arrival for the meeting hopeful Romeo will be informed that his lady had an unexpected family emergency and cannot attend the meeting.
He will be offered a list of other, not quite as model-quality looking girls who are available to meet at the moment.
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.
Now children are worried about their parents being hoodwinked by the scam artists who haunt online dating sites."I am a bit past age 50 --- well educated lady; (I thought that I was so smart that it couldn't happen to me --- my college education is no match for a professional criminal)," said one of a seemingly endless stream of scam victims who hav...
You already know to be wary whenever you go online, so you don't fall prey to the various types of scammers, thieves, con artists, hackers, malware-writers and other threats that proliferate on the Internet.
Of course, the best defense is to come already prepared for an outcome like this, and to research in advance the names and addresses of the local dating agencies who have a good chance of having an English interpreter (not to mention a catalog of ladies available for dating), as well as to buy an Russian-English portable electronic translators to assist you in a grocery store or if you are trying to catch a different taxi. This type of scammer is mainly after a possibility of immigration into your country at your expense.
Often has one or more children from previous marriage.
The scammer is usually a male, supposedly well educated and financial stable, possibly an investor or an engineer.
The name often sounds Western or European (for example, David Turner).
How can I confirm that the photos I have been receiving actually belong to the person I am corresponding with?
It used to be parents who worried about their children being picked up by unsavory types in bars and other seedy hang-outs.
Can Russian police arrest the scammer when she comes to pick up the money at Western Union?