Internet dating russian scams
When the victim becomes a part of the scammers’ loop, they will flatter and comfort them, share the victim’s ideals and interests until they have formed an emotional attachment with their target online, most likely a serious boyfriend/girlfriend relationship.
Once this is achieved, they go for the kill by artfully deceiving their victim into sending a check or money through untraceable ways.
Once someone reports the fraud and the name is black listed by wire transfer companies, the criminals find someone else to receive the money for them.
Source: scam typically works by the scammers placing a phony profile on Russian and Ukrainian online dating sites and international dating catalogs using fake or stolen pictures of attractive women from Ukraine and Russia.
Then she will pretend not to understand English and tell him to hire the translator she recommends which will cost a lot of money.
These scam artists will use a person emotionally needs, in order to get money or even to steal their identity.