Ukrainian dating scams list
Seeking Arrangement has banned 60,000 profiles in the last 10 months, or about 220 a day.Here's what they've found are the ingredients in the typical scam profile.
Shifty jobs Twenty-six percent of scammers say they're engineers, 25 percent say they're royalty and 23 percent say they're self-employed.Other popular races are mixed (19 percent) and other (17 percent). Certain places Just like spam in your email inbox, scam profiles most commonly come from Nigeria (28 percent)."They try to be a different race, something other than the usual, because it sounds more exotic," Velasquez says. Other common countries of origin are the Ukraine (23 percent) and the Philippines (21 percent).Ukrainian and Russian dating scam is one of the most serious problems in the world of International online dating.We all know that there are a lot of scam artists out there that are willing to take advantage of a lonely Western man, by running a Ukrainian and Russian dating scam.Seeking Arrangement has never found a fraudulent profile in which the person said he or she had a high school diploma and no bachelor's degree, Velasquez says.
Certain races Although American Indians make up less than 2 percent of the U. population, 36 percent of scam profiles say they're Native.
Scammers almost never delete their profiles themselves, in spite of what they might tell you, only get kicked out - They are often paid (or golden) members on the expensive paid dating services - They try to sneak their e-mail address into profile and put it onto their photos - They don't answer your questions and seem not to read your letters - If they changed your name in the greeting, their letters could be actually sent to any man - They talk about Russian men being alcoholics and not knowing how to treat women - They don't respond to conversation and their letters are monologs about themselves and their everyday life - Their letters are usually quite monotonous, boring and don't make much sense, until it comes to money subject. - Their English is not consistent: one letter may be written in excellent English, another again with online translator - They tend to repeat words, for example "I wanted to tell to you that that, if we can to meet?
" - They use "At me" a lot, for example: "At me it hurts" - They often finish their letters with "I shall wait with impatience your letter" (or reply) - They proclaim you love in the first week or two - They call you "my dear xxx", "my love xxx", "my angel xxx" (xxx - your name) almost from the very beginning - They keep talking about their feelings and how much they want to be with you half of the letter - They almost never ask you questions about your lifestyle, your job, your kids, your interests, your income - At the same time, they always want to know your home address, phone number and ask to send them a lot of your photos - They never show up on a webcam - They may send you the same letter twice - They may mistakenly send you a letter addressed to somebody else - They will send you photos in almost every letter - They often change e-mail address during correspondence, because their providers sometimes close their mailboxes for scam and spam - They may vanish for a month or so, then re-appear like as if nothing - They will give your e-mail address to other scammers and you will start getting e-mails from other Russian "girls" - They are often filthy, don't mind talking dirty and sending naked or half-naked photos - They say they are writing from the Internet cafes - Their Internet costs are always very high - Their income is always very low and they keep talking about it - They may ask you to send them money to pay for their Internet or phone, or even for their clothes - They may ask you to send them money to pay for the medical bills of their relatives who suddenly got sick, got in a car accident, etc..
- 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.
If you suggest you visit them first, they will find thousand good reasons why is it a bad idea and will keep insisting on them visiting you first like the pushy telemarketers - If you manage to insist on visiting them first, the meeting place will be changed from their home city to Moscow or Saint-Petersburg - They will ask you to send them money for passport, ticket and visa, often you may be contacted by a phony travel agency, which will send you invoice for Miss.
These scam artists will use a person emotionally needs, in order to get money or even to steal their identity. By the time you finish reading this Ukrainian dating guide, you will know how to recognize a scammer, how to identify and avoid Ukrainian and Russian pro-daters, how to verify the true identity of a Ukrainian bride on a dating site and how to choose the dedicated International dating site and agency.