Scams in russian dating
The picture in the profile was just the bait used by Russian scammers.
After harvesting your email address like this (or any one of many other methods), Russian scammers start on their email sequence.
Another huge clue is when they say that they're working in another country, but that they need money to come to your country to visit you.
Unfortunately, that's a common scam that affects a lot of people, even people who are very smart, intelligent, and successful." Maya Diamond is a Dating and Relationship Coach in Berkeley, CA.
This wiki How teaches you how to avoid being scammed on dating sites.
Online dating scammers tend to target people who have a large amount of information in their profiles, and the scam is usually based around stealing money, credit card information, or personal information from the victim.
The scam may take the form of asking you to cash a check for them through your bank account because they are "out of the country" and unable to cash it themselves, or they may come right out and ask you to send money to help them out of a fabricated "financial difficulty" they claim to be experiencing.
These are all lies used to try to make them easy money from an unsuspecting victim.
A decent person with a good job or business in search of a good, honest partner to settle down with.
Scammers use any weakness they find to their advantage.
It's the newest evolution of the Nigerian advance fee (419) scam.
Maya Diamond is a Dating and Relationship Coach in Berkeley, CA.
She has 11 years of experience helping singles stuck in frustrating dating patterns find internal security, heal their past, and create healthy, loving, and lasting partnerships.