We suggest contacting the money transfer agency or your credit card company to ascertain their policies in such cases. I want to lodge a complaint with the Russian government and the U. Scammers will cite fictitious American or Russian regulations requiring that the tickets be purchased in Russia with cash in order to get the cash sent overseas. My foreign friend says that s/he must go to a tour agency and pay 0 for a visa application and visa, and that it will take 2 months. What is the procedure for Russians to get a tourist visa? government charges a processing fee of 0 for each application. Embassy has no way of obtaining your money for you. In fact, applicants are counseled NOT to buy tickets or make arrangements until they have the visa in hand.
A woman swindler wrote to a fiance on behalf of the girl saying she was penniless and couldnt afford the trip.
I would like to know whether this person I have met is for real, but all I have is his/her name and photo. She states this would cost nearly 00 plus airfare. I have read that it's almost impossible to get a tourist visa for a young Ukrainian woman.
The embassy has information on foreign citizens only if a person has actually applied for services from the U. She states that she has obtained information that she would be able to come on a tourist visa but would only be able to stay for a week.
Sometimes they are stuck at the airport and are not allowed to board until they can show they have a certain amount of dollars to cover their expenses while in the U. Some claim to have been robbed of the money that was sent or claim that they are detained at the airport. S., but to get as much money as possible from the victim. We have sent newsletters out on this subject time and time again, and hopefully our clients are not the ones that are falling for these scams.
Most of these scammers are actually men who are paying women a minimal fee to sit and pose for pictures and pick up the money at an office of a money transfer agency. I would like to know whether this person I have met is for real, but all I have is his/her name and photo. Arrest made in Russian women scam We would like to pass this along to demonstrate, yet again, why you should never send money. Please read below: Ekaterinburg, March 2nd, Interfax-Ural.