The Refugee Romance Scam – How Scams Work

The Refugee Romance Scam How Scams Work A SCARS Series No Situation Is Safe From Scams - Syria & Other Refugees Are No Exception In a classic case of “social engineering” scammers are using the Syrian refugee crisis to scam people out of money and information. Whenever a humanitarian crisis hits, scammers will set up fake websites, send phishing emails, and use social media such as Facebook to [...]

Immigration-Related Marriage Scams [VIDEO]

Immigration-Related Marriage Scams [VIDEO] While this is not a traditional Romance Scam, scammers use manipulated victims to be able to live in North America or Europe (or other countries). Scammers will heartlessly manipulate their victims to achieve a different goal. This time it is not just about money, it is about relocation and residency! Marriage Scams - Where Scammers Come Home! Marriage Fraud: Stories From Victims While many [...]

Nigerian Scammer Shows Off His Elderly White Bride

Sweet Love: Young Nigerian Scammer Shows Off His Elderly White Bride Love is a beautiful thing, and when it happens, it does not respect race, financial status or age. However, scammers only respect money! This is another example of Love Rats engaging in marriage scams. African marriage scams frequently target the elderly, especially women. Once the marriage is complete, under African law, the man controls everything, and the woman cannot even leave the country without [...]

Houston man loses U.S. citizenship in marriage fraud case

Nigerian marriage fraud leader and 2 associates convicted in Houston HOUSTON — Three Houston residents were found guilty Monday after a five-day jury trial for conspiracy to commit marriage fraud, aiding/abetting marriage fraud, marriage fraud, theft of government funds and false statements. This guilty verdict was announced by the following agency heads:  Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez, Southern District of Texas; Special Agent in Charge Mark B. Dawson of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) [...]

SCARS™ Scammer List: Russian & Ukrainian Romance Scammers 2018

SCARS™ Scammer List: Russian & Ukrainian Romance Scammers 2018 The following are the names as reported and recorded of Russian & Ukrainian romance, dating, or marriage scammers. We recommend that you use this list as a guide only and that anyone contemplating a relationship with a Ukrainian or Russian woman do a full background check before making a commitment. Always hope for the best but assume the worst until proven otherwise. Russian & Ukrainian Romance [...]

Nigerian Men Who Marry White Women For Visas

Nigerian Marriage Scams For Money & Visas Nigerian Men Who Marry White Women For Visas Nigerian scammers who marry women just to get visas and immigration papers. From the Nigerian Press: It's a fairly common sight at Ikoyi registry. We have seen photos of young Nigerian men getting married to white women (usually older). These photos, whenever they pop up online, brings out a general reaction from Nigerians. The reaction is always one of amusement. [...]