They intrigued me enough to make me wonder if I should look outside our country, Russia in particular..."In May 2001 Terry, an Australian man scammed by a gang of Internet con-artists, sent his story to Russian Bride Cyber Guide's Black List. Now radio and TV-stations are eager to talk to Terry but he is not keen to give interviews. No need saying that scammers can reach pretty much anybody, who is looking for a life partner online.
Investigators say there could be more victims that have not been identified.They have even been known to telephone their victims as a first introduction. The IC3 accepts online Internet crime complaints from either the actual victim or from a third party to the complainant.They play on emotional triggers to get you to provide money, gifts or personal details.Scammers use all kinds of sneaky approaches to steal your personal details.Very often, the bait tells the guy that she has a work offer in his country, and she would be able to pay off the loaned money to him quickly.