What to say to a dating scammer
The Translation Scams, on the other hand, are pretty specific to Ukraine alone.This type of scam is based on the same idea - a young lady is looking for a soul mate abroad.
back to FAQs His/her name has been reported as a scam. (we will refer to this person as "your lady" in our answer, for simplicity sake) If you found your ladys name being posted on a black list, do not automatically assume that she is a scammer.There are several things that you need to take into consideration: It is possible, that there are more than one person with certain first and last name in a given city, country, etc.It is very possible that there could be 16 different Natalias Petrovas living in one town!She may have nothing to do with a scammer who just happened to have the same first and last name.Check whether the pictures and other biographical information match as well.If any matches are provided, you can read through them carefully to see if it is a true match or just a coincidence.
Step 2: perform the same search using her email address, then her home address.
This type of scam is designed to last many months, since the scammers try to trick the victim into paying the translation services for as long as possible.
The scammers employ English-speaking interpreters to impersonate both the lady and the translation company.
If they match, then most likely your lady is really involved. Is there any objective evidence of a scam being presented?
Or does it sound more like some disgruntled ex-penpal wenting off because she didnt appreciate his attention enough?
Travel scams (sometimes you will see then being referred to as Visa and Tickets scams) are the most widely used.