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As a result of the joint operation, this year by the Security Service of Ukraine and the USA Federal Bureau of Investigations, a group of fraudsters have been arrested in Kyiv.
The young men were from Africa and created fake accounts in a social media network – specifically Facebook. They pretended to be a businessman from the USA, who was working and living in Ukraine.
Using the strategy that the “businessman” became acquainted with women from the USA; they had established an online relationship – a typical romance scam. At the moment when she started to trust him, the dating scammersDating scammers Dating scammers or love scammers create fake identities on dating apps and social media to coax you into fake online relationships. They often quickly move to personal channels such as phone or email, using your trust to acquire money or personal info, or help you hide their criminal activities. You'll probably never meet them in person. This is a relationship scam. asked the women for help. The fake businessman would tell her about his problems with Ukrainian