To wrap this up, I obviously feel sorry for the guy. I can only hope that not all men make the same (repeated) mistakes when it comes to Ukrainian brides.(by Elena Garrett, 2009) Visa and Tickets Scammer Advanced Fee Investment Scammer Unscrupulous or Fake Marriage / Translation Agency Vacation Hunter Pro Dater Accommodation Scams Bigger Better Deal Hunter Green Card Hunter / Gold Digger Imagine this: a 20-years old rough-looking unemployed college student named Boris is typing to you "My beloved [insert your name here], I went to the travel agency and they said that I will need to buy visa and tickets to travel to you. The then attaches to the message a picture of a shy-looking pretty young lady blowing you a kiss. He is a ruthless con-man who is making money selling elaborate fantasy stories to trusting foreigners.
Warning: this type of a scam is dangerous because the scammers ask for a serious amount of cash up front, rather than "nickeling and diming" the victim to death.He starts sending her money so she can obtain her visa, as well as giving her some other money for miscellaneous expenses. She’s heading to the United States, but has to travel for a layover in Istanbul first. She wants to leave the country and come live with him in the US.However, more money is obviously needed to fix any visa issues. She’s finally on the plane, and bound for American soil.This fella, obviously petrified of losing his foreign bride before he even meets her in person, starts calling her. He figures out what hotel she checked in to, and drives there. The girl he’s been talking with is clearly just sitting on her computer in Ukraine, bleeding him dry to the tune of nearly ,000. There are good Ukrainian girls out there in the world, but you’re certainly not going to find them on a foreign bride site in most cases. If you have the money to afford these kind of agencies, to pay the bills from afar, and to buy gifts—then guess what?He calls her once and leaves a message that he is there, waiting for her. You have the money to get on a plane, rent an apartment in Ukraine, and just live a normal life while meeting nice, normal Ukrainian women in your day-to-day life.They often work in groups and set up multiple ads / accounts on many large dating sites. The scam consists of locating lonely females living in the US and Canada, establishing romantic relationship with them, and then asking them for an emergency loan needed to complete some kind of impending business transaction, like an investment (for example, in Russian oil, minerals, or other natural resources).The scammer produces a ton of impeccably looking fake documents, like irrevocable purchase orders, letters of payment, bank statements, etc, to convince the victim that the investment is real, and that together they would be able to make some handsome profit from the deal.They said that the total cost is 80 for everything. He knows how to push the right buttons to make his victims to completely fall in love with a fictional lonely girl from the letters. I am trusting that you won't refuse to help me with this money. Your princess, Natasha" while trying to chase away a hangover with a sandwich with some cheap beer.While my memory is slightly foggy, he was around 55 years old and lived on the east coast of the United States.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.