I see those scammers on my site every day, I see what they are doing, I see their IP addresses, and I already know all their ridiculous moves, so I can tell for sure who is a scammer without waiting until they actually scam somebody and the poor victim starts filing reports.
I DO NOT WANT to get to the point when they actually scam somebody, so I kick them out of my service, and place them on this list. I love this group, I am a member of it, and encourage all of you to join.
This is how 99% of victims find out they are being scammed: by browsing or googling pictures used by scammers.
I always try to locate the real owners of pictures and place appropriate disclaimers, but it is not always possible.
If you are looking for more information on the dating scams, I have some articles about scams on my Dating 'n More site that you may find useful: - Tactics of Russian scammers - How to detect Russian scams - Why Russian scammers use The Bat!
- Signs you may be dealing with a Russian scammer - Signs you may be dealing with a Nigerian scammer - Mailing addresses and names used by Nigerian scammers and more...
It is maintained by a Russian woman, currently living in the US (that would be me!
I am a webmaster of a dating site, which means I don't just occasionally run into scammers on the dating services or IM, or maintain a stand-alone scam list, like many Russian scam lists, and wait until somebody sends a report.
About this scam list: it was created as an extension to my online dating community Dating 'n More: a small, absolutely free, privately owned, non-profit dating website, which I do my best to maintain scam free.
It is maintained by a private individual (that would be me!
If you are approached by anybody who claims to be a person on any picture listed here, you are most likely being scammed.
This scam list merely gives you an idea which photos scammers use, so you can detect and avoid scams, but unfortunately not showing you the real faces of scammers. In case with Russian scams, the girls on the pictures are either also innocent girls (or even Russian models and celebrities) whos pictures are used without their knowledge, or they may get paid to get their pictures taken (sometimes they know what's going on, sometimes not), but in any case, those are not the actual girls you are corresponding with.
) who is greatly concerned about what is going on in the dating industry.