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.It is very possible that there could be 16 different Natalias Petrovas living in one town!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.

Only this time, this lady supposedly does not speak English and does not have access to Internet at all, so she is using services of some Translation Agency or Internet Agency to help her with her correspondence.

The scammers (who play both the lady and the translation agency) milk all men interested in correspondence with this lady for money for translation services for as long as possible.

Law in Russia are so lax about Internet scams, that there is really very little legal problem that the victims can create for the scammer, and the scammers know it very well.

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.

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.

If you are not very confident in your computer skills, or if you do not have alot of time to spend on the research,you can ask someone else to do this research for you, or you can hire our company to do this research: back to FAQs I looked at the black lists and I checked her name, and I did not find anything. Other scam victims continue to hold out hope that the loss of money is reversible, and the scammer will return the money one day, so they do not post anything on the Internet in order to avoid angering the scammer.

Other victims tell about their intentions to post information online to the scammer, and the scammer uses psychological pressure (threats, appeals for mercy, sob stories) to talk the victim out of taking any action.

If any matches are provided, you can read through them carefully to see if it is a true match or just a coincidence.