Who do you report online dating scams to

Nope, you are not her prince charming, she is asking every man for the same. If you were scammed by Russians, you can send them a report and they will do the background checks for you. Some useful info about Russian scams from the US Embassy: how to check if the visa is real, and most importantly debunking the common myth about "travel money", "pocket money" "airplane money" and other BS that scammers invented. - General info on Nigerian dating scams - General info on Russian dating scams - Our HUGE scam database with photos that scammers use - Signs you may be dealing with a Nigerian scammer - Signs you may be dealing with a Russian scammer - Profile descriptions used by Russian scammers: Page 1 - Profile descriptions used by Russian scammers: Page 2 - Profile descriptions used by Russian scammers: Page 3 - Addresses and names used by Nigerian scammers - Forum: report your scammer here - E-mail addresses of scammers: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 - How to detect the Russian scam - How do Russian scammers operate - Tactics of Russian scammers - Why Russian scammers use The Bat!

But honestly, I personally doubt the effectiveness of such reports.

Someone starts chatting with you through an online dating service and you enjoy the long chats with them and eventually become interested.

But then right out of the blue they need some money – a looming personal crisis or a short term lack of funds. Online dating fraud rose by 33% last year 88% of dating fraud is online – the rest is by post, through newspapers and in person The UK public lost £34 million to “romance” fraudsters in 2014 The average reported loss is between £2000 and £3000 The average time between initial contact and the realisation that you have been conned is 6 weeks Average victim age is between 45 and 60 years old 57% of victims are female In the UK 89% of reported scams occur in Birmingham and London Here are a few of the more obvious scams that are around and some tell-tale things to look out for.

And since I know what a hard and ungrateful work is it to maintain the scamlists, I don't blame them for charging money. They did a lot, and continue doing, to educate people, help victims, provide everybody with important information and support, as well as get attention of media to this huge problem.

You gotta join this group if you are either a Nigerian scam victim, or suspect you may be a victim, or think somebody may be trying to scam you. The second group created to fight romance scams, very open-minded and informational.