FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Russian Dating Scams (RDSs)
Ukrainian Dating Scams (UDSs)
Translation agency scams
How can I find out if he/she has
been reported as a scammer?
I looked at the black lists and I
checked her name, and I did not find anything. She must be a real person, then?
His/her name has been reported as a
scam. Can this be a mistake?
I found his/her pictures online, but
under s different name. Maybe someone stole his/her pictures? Can this happen?
His/her name, address, and all other
information are posted on a black list. He/she says that an ex-friend used
her name and her pictures to conduct a scam. Can it be true?
Is it possible that she was involved
in scams in the past, but now she has really fallen in love with me and really
wants to meet me?
There are too many black
lists. I cannot possibly look through them all. Is there any place where I can
go to see all reported scammers?
Can I track where the emails
are coming from?
How can I confirm that the photos
I have been receiving actually belong to the person I am corresponding with?
How can I found out who the
person is in the pictures that I have been receiving?
If the pictures match the real
person, then is it safe to assume that this person is not a scammer?
Do the scammers use their own
How can I find out if a passport is
Your report states that the passport
I received is a fake. What should I do?
Why do you advise me not to show
my penpal the matching passports that you found for me?
How can scammers get away using fake passports?
Russian travel laws
The "solvency money" for Russians traveling abroad
Is there a requirement for Russian citizens to pay off their
debts before they can leave the country?
Questions for Section 1
How much does it cost to
open a bank account in Russia?
What can I do to get
back at the scammers?
Can I scam the scammers?
Can the scammer retaliate
against me or my family?
I heard that one guy wrote a
letter to President Putin, and Putin got the scammers arrested and sent to
prison. I wonder if I could do the same. Can you give me the address for
President Putin or President Medvedev?
How can we catch this scammer?
Can Russian police arrest the
scammer when (s)he comes to pick up the money at Western Union?
Your research options
I am worried that I might be
corresponding with a scammer. What should I do?
How can I find out if the person I am
corresponding with is a real person?
Can I use a phone book to check
whether a particular person lives in a particular city?
Choosing a private investigative company
If I give you my lady’s information, can you check
whether she is a scammer?
How will a private investigator confirm
my lady’s identity?
How reliable are your services?
Will she find out that I am
checking up on her?
says that the investigators could not find the records that matched my penpal's
data. Could the report be wrong?
check confirmed the information I was provided by my friend. Does it mean that
(s)he is not a scammer?
You Online Scam Check (OSC)
was not able to find any matches to my penpal's letters online. Does it mean
that (s)he is not a scammer?
Which letters are most
useful for the Online Scam Check?
How can I be 100% sure that
I am not corresponding with a scammer?
Your free evaluation report
says that there is a high probability that I am corresponding with a scammer.
What should I do?
Your report suggests that
I might be corresponding with a scammer. What should I do?
About our company
What is the best way to contact you?
How can I make a payment?
Do you want me to send you
information about the scammer I am corresponding with?
Do you want me to send you
pictures of the scammer I am corresponding with?
How can I send you some
I received an email from you
with a note "WE DO NOT HAVE ENOUGH INFORMATION TO ANSWER YOUR EMAIL."
What does this mean?
Why haven't you replied to my email?