Ukrainian dating sites how to tell if scam
He was in town because he’d met a girl on a foreign bride site, and was considering getting her a visa to come live with him.
He’d plan to spend about ten days in Odessa, albeit that girl lived about an hour outside of the city.
In addition to losing your money to someone who had no intention of ever visiting you, you may also have unknowingly taken part in a money laundering scheme by cashing phony checks and sending the money overseas and by shipping stolen merchandise (the forwarded package).
In another recently reported dating extortion scam, victims usually met someone on an online dating site and then were asked to move the conversation to a particular social networking site, where the talk often turned intimate.
You’ve heard the stories—Western men, desperate for love and companionship, journey to faraway places like Ukraine or Russia in the hopes of meeting Eastern European women. Unfortunately, those fairytales stories rarely come true.
Reasonable if you’re going to fly around the world to meet someone on the internet.
Don’t get me wrong, I’m sure there are Ukrainian brides who genuinely want to find a nice guy and get married. It sucked for the American guy, but making those kind of huge financial purchases right off the bat are a surefire way to get yourself screwed. Yeah, the same guy was the “victim” of yet another Ukrainian brides scam less than six months after the first one.