Dating scams uk
At this point she will set the victim up as her knight in shining armor, the only one who can help her.
She might just need money to pay her bills but will probably want desperately to come and visit him in his Western nation.
This ploy also relies on the stereotypical assumption that all Russian and Eastern European women want to move to or visit America, Canada, the UK or Australia which simply isn't the case.This is likely to be a scan of a fake or fabricated visa.Just when you think everything is going smoothly, there is a last minute problem and they will request you to urgently send them some money, without which it will be impossible for them to make their trip.The period from first contact to first cash request could be a few days or a few months but regardless how long you've "known" the person, a request for money is a scam.
Scammers operate from countries with low per capita income and even if a scam takes months to pay out it is worthwhile for them, even for just a few hundred dollars.
This is another common scam used by Russian scammers.