Motz to Irina
I wish I would have found your site about 6 hrs sooner than I did,
I could have saved myself a lot of head aches, and money -- 417 to be precise,
why isn't this information about scammers more visible,
I knew nothing about it before I was scammed, it should be on every
internet provider on the net, Yahoo, Google, all of them -- they should
have it a mandatory reading before you can join the site, I'm sure they
don't approve of people being scammed on there sites and is there a law
against this in Russia? if there is I would gladly volunteer my scamming
letters and pictures to convict these people --- thank you mike --- the one
I was scammed by, I saw chain letters that she had sent and the only difference
was the signing of her name -- to them it was Irina, and to me it was Anastasia ---
Irina to Motz
Yes, I understand you.
There are many men who have suffered from scammers. Many lost some money from them and m
uch more who stopped and have realized that they are scammed and have not sent any money,
but they have suffered also – from broken heart and broken hopes. When communicating with
men and helping them check the Russian girls they are communicating with, I meet often
with the situation when a man asks at the end when he sees that he was just scammed if
it is possible to punish the scammers. Yes, it is possible.
But to punish a scammer a man goes to the police. Then he has two options. He can come
to Russia and file a case against her (usually against the group) that scammed her.
He should go to the police department that works with the address where he sent money
(when sending Western union, a man should know the address (or at least a city and country).
Or he can hire a private detective that can file the complaint instead. In the first case
no money is needed, but the man should travel there. In the second case, money paid to a
detective is needed, but the man should not come. He is asked to be present later at the
court but then his expenses for coming there and staying are covered.
There were several cases when scammers were caught and put to prison.
The loudest one was in Yoshkar-Ola in 2006. (There was also another case there in 2004).
There was a big scammer group in Yoshkar-Ola, about 200 people. The leaders of the
group rent several flats to work from and hired all other people just as ordinary workers.
Some workers went to different sites and wrote the first letter to men, some (as a rule, men)
communicated with them if they answered, they had standard letters that they should send.
Then women were hired just to phone to men and had very simple quick talk with them.
Women were hired as couriers who had to go to Western union offices and take money on
their passport. The income of this organization was more than 30 000 usd a month.
The first man who filed a case about them was a man from Europe who lost more than
30 000 euro to Russia; he came and filed a case. The police interrogated the woman
that received the money, and then found the man who hired her, and then little by
little took the entire group. Only leaders of the group at the end were sentenced
to prison for 6 years.
Another case when scammers in Russia were arrested was in Yekaterinburg.
Girls with her boyfriend were arrested. They created a site with Russian girls
www.russiangirls.ru, they took pictures from different magazines and just from different
other sites. The agency was not big and they communicated with men from all these women.
Men sent women money for visa and travel, sent gifts, then the men were sent a notice
that something happened and the woman can't come to them. One man from Canada when he
received a message that his "fiancée" was robbed by Russian mafia came to Yekaterinburg
and applied to police. The couple was arrested. They were given 6 and 7 years of prison.
There were several other cases when scammers were arrested but these were rather recent and loud.
That's why they feel that they are secure -too few men can come to Russia and file a
case against them :(
I am very sorry.