The Translation Scams, on the other hand, are pretty specific to Ukraine alone.

Law in Russia are so lax about Internet scams, that there is really very little legal problem that the victims can create for the scammer, and the scammers know it very well.

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.

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.

Only this time, this lady supposedly does not speak English and does not have access to Internet at all, so she is using services of some Translation Agency or Internet Agency to help her with her correspondence.

The scammers (who play both the lady and the translation agency) milk all men interested in correspondence with this lady for money for translation services for as long as possible.

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.

If they match, then most likely your lady is really involved. Is there any objective evidence of a scam being presented?