I did that, met a few, had a girlfriend from Germany for about a year, but I also received a couple interests from Russian women (which turned out to be scams). The final of the story was dramatic and hit pages of newspapers all over the world. Click here A short while ago I found the black list, shown here.They intrigued me enough to make me wonder if I should look outside our country, Russia in particular..."In May 2001 Terry, an Australian man scammed by a gang of Internet con-artists, sent his story to Russian Bride Cyber Guide's Black List. Now radio and TV-stations are eager to talk to Terry but he is not keen to give interviews. No need saying that scammers can reach pretty much anybody, who is looking for a life partner online. Correspondingly, a scammer is that very bearded Boris who starts a quick Internet-affair and then asks for money. Did you know that "recently the word" scam is understood in ex Soviet Union without the translation, and it has a specific meaning dating in the Internet for swindling money. In the end the foreigner learns that his beautiful Elena turned out to be a bearded Boris, but most likely the ill-starred foreigner will blame heartless rus sian women for everything. ) an amorous foreigner will send the "Princess" a couple of thousand bucks, so that she could buy a ticket and they could live happily together.
The clients of dating agency sites get messages like this regularly.
Another source is in Lugansk and Donetsk (in spite of the war going over there, believe it or not! In most cases you can tell that the girl is a scammer just by looking at her profile. Most scammy profiles start with words "I the sociable girl", "I the cheerful girl", or whatever, with "am" omitted.
), but those are usually easy to detect as they mostly use the modeling pictures, or just "too good to be true" type of pics. Or, if it says "To me of 25 years", or whatever age, but that weird phrase "to me of xx years" or "me of xx years". Believe my experience, each and every profile that started with this particular cliche and had this grammar mistake, later turned out to be a scam.
I have sent the Ukrainian woman 0.00 and now I find out her international passport is a fake. We've had around fifty successful cases only for the last ten years when the bulk of stolen amount was returned to our clients.
By our experience the chance of money recovering after dating scam case is about 30 percent.