Did you know that "recently the word" scam is understood in Russian without the translation, and it has a specific meaning dating in the Internet for swindling money.
In the end the foreigner learns that his beautiful Elena turned out to be a bearded Boris, but most likely the ill-starred foreigner will blame heartless Russian women for everything.
And quite soon an interested person from America, Canada, Britain or any other country finds out that a Russian girl named Elena has always dreamt about him in some Russian nook. Right becomes sure that it is love sent him by God.
Sometimes such messages appear in your inbox out of nowhere, even if you do not have a profile on any dating site.
The clients of dating agency sites get messages like this regularly.
Correspondingly, a scammer is that very bearded Boris who starts a quick Internet-affair and then asks for money.
And now it is not just a Boris here and a Sergey there , "scamming" has become quite a large crime industry, where street-smart but not very ethical enterpreneurs rent office space, buy computers and supplies, and hire students with English skills to write and send scam letters. In all this one can even see some justice as if a weak one beats a strong one, a poor one wins over a rich one.
Scamming even has a more colorful and "patriotic" name duping the riches. Of course, one needs to lull the conscience scammers sleep badly, as is well-known.
There is a reason for that, as Russian authorities regularly bust the whole scammer crime rings here and there, and hand out generous jail time for the criminals.
But there is still a lot of them out there, their fake profiles flooding almost all dating sites, including major ones. We have the largest, contstatnly updated database of all known Russian scammers, scamcheck, scams .
Noticing What Isn't Right Engaging in Conversation Meeting the Person Community Q&A For most of us, finding love on the internet can be a gift from heaven.
For others, however, it can be a life-ruining decision – leaving us penniless, heartbroken and with many more problems heading our way.
The only way to avoid an online romance scam is to be aware of their occurrences and also to know how to spot them before they begin.