Dating scam victim stories
If the report presents some objective evidence of a scam, then you probably need to take it seriously and start verifying your ladys information as soon as possible. (we will refer to this person as "your lady" in our answer, for simplicity sake) Yes, it is possible that someone stole her pictures, but from our practice we can observe that if the ladys pictures are posted in a scam report, then further verification of her information tends to confirm that she is a scammer.
back to FAQs I found his/her pictures online, but under s different name. However, you should not presume her guilt right away.
The main theme of the scam is that someone (be it a young women or a young men) contacts a potential victim on a dating site, quickly involves the potential victim into romantic online-relationship, and then asks the potential victim for financial assistance with arranging a person meeting.
The scammers make money by asking for: Very often, the Travel scammers use falsified visas, passports, tickets, and other documents to create an appearance of legitimate travel arrangements Thousands of foreigners already became a victim of this scam.
The good thing about the Translation Scams is that they are also very easy to detect with due diligence checks.
back to FAQs Step 1: you open any search engine page (Google, Yahoo, etc) and in the search field type in her name, click Search and see what happen.
Step 3: if nothing helps, manually go to 5 or 6 and look through reports and photos posted there. In fact, I would estimate that over 70% of scammers ARE NOT reported online, because people who got scammed often do not know that black lists exist, or how to use them.
Maybe you will find her picture posted online somewhere under a different name. Some victims have such a limited computer knowledge, that a thought of navigating a forum or anti-scam site seems intimidating to them.
Or does it sound more like some disgruntled ex-penpal wenting off because she didnt appreciate his attention enough?
And even if the person is confirmed to be real, you are anything but safe from a scam.
Many real people use their real information to scam people online.
If you are not very confident in your computer skills, or if you do not have alot of time to spend on the research,you can ask someone else to do this research for you, or you can hire our company to do this research: back to FAQs I looked at the black lists and I checked her name, and I did not find anything. Other scam victims continue to hold out hope that the loss of money is reversible, and the scammer will return the money one day, so they do not post anything on the Internet in order to avoid angering the scammer.
Other victims tell about their intentions to post information online to the scammer, and the scammer uses psychological pressure (threats, appeals for mercy, sob stories) to talk the victim out of taking any action.