Step 3: if nothing helps, manually go to 5 or 6 and look through reports and photos posted there. In fact, I would estimate that over 70% of scammers ARE NOT reported online, because people who got scammed often do not know that black lists exist, or how to use them.Maybe you will find her picture posted online somewhere under a different name. Some victims have such a limited computer knowledge, that a thought of navigating a forum or anti-scam site seems intimidating to them. Travel scams (sometimes you will see then being referred to as Visa and Tickets scams) are the most widely used. We loosely classify RDSs into two groups: 1) Travel scams and 2) all others.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.She may have nothing to do with a scammer who just happened to have the same first and last name.
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.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 they match, then most likely your lady is really involved. Is there any objective evidence of a scam being presented?Or does it sound more like some disgruntled ex-penpal wenting off because she didnt appreciate his attention enough?