Scammers change names, identities, the photos they steal and use more often than most of us change our underwear.
There can be several scammers at any one time using the same name and photo to steal from their victims.
From a simple "Ich liebe dich" to a declaration of everlasting love, you can make your emotions and relationships clear in German. But there are many more German “terms of endearment” in German.
Here's a selection of common German names for that special someone.
In terms of seduction, the rules are totally different here: the women flirt and men simper.
My article is obviously very cliché, based only on my own experience.
Scammers will pose under the disguise of beautiful pictures as either male or female claiming to be from the United States.
Not that you'll be slapped right away, but your would-be quarry will no-doubt be thinking to herself, "Meinemutterhatmichschonimmervorsolchentypengewarnt." German chicks are simply wary of aggressive flirting. On their turf, the type of aggressive flirting practiced by the semi-desperate the world over will shake German women. Instinct kicks in and directness -- that silver bullet which vanquishes all well-intentioned flirts -- takes over.
When they aren't, you have agreed to personally make them good.
Scammers are on dating sites, and social networks setting up fake profiles.
After you discover the scam you may have questions regarding the person you were talking to, the money you may have sent, the checks you may have cashed, how to report the scammer or just how the scam works.
This is a section that can answer those questions and direct you to other areas on our site that will have more details on how to understand aftermath of a romance scammer.