Dating agency scams ukraine
And even if the person is confirmed to be real, you are anything but safe from a scam.
Many real people use their real information to scam people online.
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.
First, read information about the scammer who used those pictures.
Maybe you will need other details (like occupation, life story, or best friends name) that match as well.
If the victim is cooperative, other money requests can be made as well: to pay for the ladys English lessons, to help out with rent or home repairs, to help with small medical emergencies, and so on.
Start verifying your ladys information and biographical info, if possible. If nothing else matches your ladys information, if you checked her identity and she really exists, and there are no other troubling signs in your ladys behavior, then I would recommend continuing your correspondence, but being very observant about her behavior, in case it will start becoming more troubling in the future.
There are several things that you need to take into consideration: It is possible, that there are more than one person with certain first and last name in a given city, country, etc.