Step 3: if nothing helps, manually go to 5 or 6 and look through reports and photos posted there. In fact, I would estimate that over 70% of scammers ARE NOT reported online, because people who got scammed often do not know that black lists exist, or how to use them.
Maybe you will find her picture posted online somewhere under a different name. Some victims have such a limited computer knowledge, that a thought of navigating a forum or anti-scam site seems intimidating to them.
We loosely classify RDSs into two groups: 1) Travel scams and 2) all others.This type of scam is designed to last many months, since the scammers try to trick the victim into paying the translation services for as long as possible.The scammers employ English-speaking interpreters to impersonate both the lady and the translation company.A good thing about Travel scammers is that they are very easy to detect if any .We would recommend the same due diligence checks to detect them.Law in Russia are so lax about Internet scams, that there is really very little legal problem that the victims can create for the scammer, and the scammers know it very well.