Also, the same set of photos may be used under different names.
Most known Russian scams appear to be run by the same few groups of Russian scammers using different names and photos.
Photos used in a Russian scam do not necessarily belong to the Russian scammer, and may be simply downloaded from the Internet.
People are often ashamed to come forward and admit that they’ve been duped.
It’s not a good feeling to have been taken advantage of, and a scheme that’s so obvious in hindsight is even harder to admit to. If you date online, take precautions to protect yourself.
Again, both men and women can and have fallen victim to online dating scammers, but women tend to be targeted more aggressively.
Interestingly, the AARP says that men fall victim to these scams more often, but that women are more likely to report the scam.
We’d like to have 100% scam-free environment on Elena’s Models but, unfortunately, it’s unlikely to happen.