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 good thing about the Translation Scams is that they are also very easy to detect with due diligence checks.
back to FAQs Step 1: you open any search engine page (Google, Yahoo, etc) and in the search field type in her name, click Search and see what happen.
Travel scams (sometimes you will see then being referred to as Visa and Tickets scams) are the most widely used.
We loosely classify RDSs into two groups: 1) Travel scams and 2) all others.
The Translation Scams, on the other hand, are pretty specific to Ukraine alone.
This type of scam is based on the same idea - a young lady is looking for a soul mate abroad.
Only this time, this lady supposedly does not speak English and does not have access to Internet at all, so she is using services of some Translation Agency or Internet Agency to help her with her correspondence.
The scammers (who play both the lady and the translation agency) milk all men interested in correspondence with this lady for money for translation services for as long as possible.
If any matches are provided, you can read through them carefully to see if it is a true match or just a coincidence.
Step 2: perform the same search using her email address, then her home address.
If the report presents some objective evidence of a scam, then you probably need to take it seriously and start verifying your ladys information as soon as possible. (we will refer to this person as "your lady" in our answer, for simplicity sake) Yes, it is possible that someone stole her pictures, but from our practice we can observe that if the ladys pictures are posted in a scam report, then further verification of her information tends to confirm that she is a scammer.