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.- If you tell them that you don't send money to anybody and are aware of Russian scams, they will assure you they are not a scammer and will keep writing - Most of their letters, including letters from their "travel agencies", if you enter a snippet from it in Google, can be found on scam lists - They may call you on the phone, but the sound is always very bad, voice distorted and if you have a caller ID, there is always some bogus number showing up, like 602-222-0000 - Yet they never have a phone themselves - They prefer to call you on the cell phone, probably because such calls are harder to trace - They will give you some mailing address, but if you try to check it out by sending flowers or registered letter, the address will turn out phony - If you ask them to send their photo holding a sign, unless the photos belong to some Russian model or celebrity, after some hesitation (and probably extra fee to the girl) they will send you one - They may do IM with you, but prefer e-mails - They always want to come visit you.
more about Inna from Vinnitsa My favorite hobby is sports; especially swimming.
I also love traveling, good movies, and spending time with my friends.
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.
A good thing about Travel scammers is that they are very easy to detect if any .
We would recommend the same due diligence checks to detect them.
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.
Travel scams (sometimes you will see then being referred to as Visa and Tickets scams) are the most widely used.