Frequently Asked Questions

  




Q: What are scammers?
What are scammers? I live in Sweden and the word scammers; I do not know what it means...

A: "A romance scam is a confidence trick involving feigned romantic intentions towards a victim, gaining their affection, and then using that goodwill to commit fraud. Scammers post profiles on dating websites to fish for victims. Upon finding victims scammers lure them to more private means of communication to allow for fraud to occur..." (Wikipedia.org)

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Q: I became a victim of two scammers
Dear Folks, last year, within a very short period of time, I became a victim of two scammers. Please let me know the way I can support you best?

A: The best thing you can do is to place a report. This will prevent other users of our site from falling victim to this scammer.

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Q: Would be possible to start a legal procedure against a scammer?
Dear sirs, I was wondering if it would be possible to start a legal procedure against a scammer to get the money sent to her back.

A: Call your local law enforcement and they will advise you what actions you need to take.

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Q: I believe this to be a scam what should i do?
I have received emails claiming I won 950,000GBP i believe this to be a scam what should i do?

A: Yes, this is a type of scam. But we don't deal with this particular type of scam letter as our website is only related to women scammers operating on dating sites. But we can, however recommend another site that deals with scam letters circulating like this where you can add your letter and read the hundreds of other scam letters. This is Scam-Letters-Directory.com

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Q: I am pretty sure I am being scammed
Hello I am pretty sure I am being scammed, by an fake person online. Is there anything I can do to get the person in legal trouble?

A: The best way would be to provide information about the scammer to the maximum possible number of special services and facilities in your country and the country of the scammers' residence. A list of some of them can be found on our help page Resources for reporting.

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Q: I have been scammed by a Romanian girl.
I have been scammed by a Romanian girl. I intend to take legal action to recover the money or to, at least, expose her in Romania. I intend to post her details on here and would like to know if it is possible to receive information from other members if they have had a similar experience with this lady.

A: You can always do it yourself by placing your story on our forum and ask other users for advice.

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Q: 2 women have asked me for Internet $$
2 WOMEN HAVE ASKED ME FOR INTERNET $$ WHICH I KNOW IS A COMMON SCAM. ONE ASKED FOR $40 A MONTH AND ONE ASKED FOR $60 FOR MAYBE 2 MONTHS. I DO NOT PLAN TO SEND IT BUT I HATE TO LOSE CONTACT WITH A WOMAN OVER AN AMOUNT OF MONEY THAT IS SMALL TO ME. HOW MUCH IS A MONTH OF INTERNET IN A RUSSIAN SPEAKING COUNTRY?

A: In this case you do not lose the girl, but by sending them money, you are a victim of scammers.

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Q: Does this site only list Russian women?
Does this site only list Russian women? I have been contacted by Romanian women who have tried to scam me.

A: Our database holds information on scammers not only from Russia but from over 60 countries around the world.

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Q: Are the girls in the picture always the one writing the e-mails?
Are the girls in the picture always the one writing the e-mails or is someone else doing it for them?

A: In most cases no. Typically, scammers use stolen photos.

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Q: How can I share anti-scammer information with others?
Hi, I think I have interesting anti-scammer information about Russia and Eastern europe, but how can I share it with others?

A: The best thing you can do is place a report about each scammer separately, write a blog post or share your information on the forum.

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Q: What is the best thing to do?
What is the best thing to do? Not answering her letters anymore or tells her that I know she's a scammer with addition of her different names that I've found? Should I give her the advice to stop that stupidity because no one will ever believe her?

A: Try to get her contact information (name, address, phone number) then place a report here and stop all communication with her.

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Q: Will the scammers be posted or submitted to any other organizations for awareness?
Hi I want to know that on your site will the scammers be posted or submitted to any other organizations for awareness. I would like to report a potential scammer who has scammed me into a marriage from the Philippines.

A: We do not distribute information added to our site reports to any other organizations.

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Q: What do you do if a man is scamming?
What do you do if it is a man that you feel is scamming?

A: Our site is devoted exclusively to women scammers operating on dating sites. As for scamming men, we recommend you use Male-Scammers.com

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Q: Do you do reports on woman to see if they are genuine?
Do you do reports on woman to see if they are genuine and how much does it cost?

A: No, we do not offer such services.

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Q: How come none of the links for country, UK/Britain/England is not an option?
I am trying to see if my communication with a woman in the UK is legit or not. How come none of the links for country, UK/Britain/England is not an option? Does that mean that there is a better chance that she is legit or simply nobody has made a report?

A: Often scammers show Europe, USA, etc., as their place of residence, though the correspondence is usually from Africa. Therefore, when adding them to our database, we provide their actual location. Usually, suspected scammers who live n the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia cannot be scammers, as they will be immediately found and dealt with by law enforcement. Scammers can carry out their criminal activities only from those areas where the law is weak and they feel safe.

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Q: If she is a scammer can they use my number for anything?
Met girl on internet from Russia, for about 4weeks, says all the right things, she has ask for my phone number to call me, what shall I do, if she is a scammer can they use my number for anything?

A: Usually, Russian girls’ will not immediately ask for a phone number from a man. Therefore, we recommend you use caution and do not provide it to strangers.

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Q: Who on the internet enforces regulates web sites and goes after scam web site?
Who on the internet enforces regulates web sites and goes after scam web site? Is there a web site that list scam web site, so person's dont; get ripped off by these web sites that offers promises of making large money, or you can win in our lottery million at no cost etc.

A: Only courts and the authorities may require the closure of a site engaged in criminal activity. The only thing we can advise you to do is, before using the services of a site, first find and read reviews from other users of this site and only after that should you make a decision.

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Q: I feel Immigration and/or the Embassy should also be notified
Thank you for registering my complaint about the noted woman. I feel Immigration and/or the Embassy should also be notified. Is it best to only notify USCIS, or to notify USCIS, the American Embassy and also the Ukrainian Embassy?

A: The best way would be to provide information about the scammer to the maximum possible number of special services and facilities in your country and the country of the scammers' residence. A list of some of them can be found on our help page Resources for reporting

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Q: She has paid for her visa and flights, but the British Embassy...
I have met a lady. She has paid for her visa and flights, but the British Embassy in Moscow have said she needs $500 for every month she is in UK. Is this correct?

A: In your case, it would be more logical to write a query to the British Embassy in Moscow and get their answer rather than trying to find it here.

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Q: I want to help her with English lessons.
I am writing a lady in Lugansk, and I want to help her with English lessons. What is the best way to go about this, without sending the money directly to her? Do you know anyone in Lugansk, whom I could contact and deal with directly? Thank you for your help.

A: This is a scam scheme and no matter how you transfer money to Lugansk she will end up receiving it. The sole purpose of scammers is to convince you to do this.

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Q: What a not-published report is?
Hello. Would you be so kind as to tell me what a "not-published Report" is? I did a search on a woman in question and the search engine lead me to your site and a "not-published report". Are these unverified reports? The one I was looking at stopped in mid-sentence. If I become a member will I be able to read the entire report? Thanks - this is the only information I have seen on this woman.

A: These are reports added by visitors to our site, but without any corroborating proof. Once we receive proof (pictures and letters), the report is placed in the main database.

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Q: I wrote a letter in my behalf about a scam going on
Hello, i wrote a letter in my behalf abou a scam going on, this person is saying he is investigatorFBI@usa.com he says he takes down scammers and works for Stop scammers.com he says he contact me because i was scam by LuLa ball and he says that he can catch her and the Nigeria government will pay money for these scammers he als wanted fee money to get this money from Nigeria gov. he calls himself Mr johnson. please can you help me with this case i refer me to someone that can help me he scam me for over 3.400$ this person needs to be stop or found there is a total of four of them doing this that i know of. This is Consumer Fraud and needs to be looked into I think just saying he is a FBI agent should be checked out.. Thank you

A: This is another kind of scam. Nobody from our site will ever contact you with proposals for such services.

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Q: How could I get in touch with females in Russia?
How could I get in touch with females in Russia? I am a 57 years old man, resident of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. I would like to meet females closer to my age for friendship.

A: You will need to apply to specialized services. We do not provide such services.

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Q: Can a man living on a goverment aissablity check still be able to find a Russian wife?
CAN A MAN IN HIS 40,S LIVING ON A GOVERMENT DISSABLITY CHECK STILL BE ABLE TO FIND A RUSSIAN WIFE THRU YOUR SITE OR WOULD I BE JUST WASTING MY TIME TRYING TO FIND SOMEONE BEVAUSE IM NOT MAKING A LOT?

A: Yes, it is possible. The number of scammers is only a small percent of the vast number of honest single women in Russia.

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Q: How can I get her yahoo passwords?
My fiance has admitted to accepting money from men before I went there and courted her family and her and bought her a ring. How can I get her yahoo passwords to her philippines computer to spy on her and make sure she is legitimate?

A: It is illegal and we do not recommend you use such methods.

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Q: How do you report 4 people using the same pictures?
How do you report on stop-scammers.com on 4 people using the same pictures to portray them on Yahoo Messenger to scam men out of money? Pictures on all 4 people are the same.

A: We categorise the scammers by photo. Girls with different names, cities, email addresses, mailing addresses, but the same photos - they are categorised as the same scammer. Therefore, you should place only one report. Other names you can specify in the alias field, list known addresses in the field address(es), etc.

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Q: Can you open xml file?
I have a history of conversation XML. Can you open this kind of file?

A: Please use only those formats that are specified in the instructions on how to provide proof. More information about the formats can be found in the section "Place report" help.

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Q: I was to have been given another month of registration.
I recently submitted report #00000 with additional information on a dating scammer. I was to have been given another month of registration. I was not given this extra time.

A: Another month of free registration can be added only if you also provided media files and/or fake documents. One person can add only one report for every scammer. Any other additional information added by this person (the new name, email address etc. and photos) is classified as an update of the existing report. More information about this can be found on the page Free registration.

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Q: Do I have to be a member to report a scammer?
Do I have to be a member to report a scammer?

A: No. To place a report you do not need to be a registered user.

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Q: I have just currently been scammed by a China supplier.
Hi i have just currently been scammed by a China supplier would like to place up on your website, is that ok? Thanks.

A: No. This report will be immediately deleted, because our site is devoted exclusively to women scammers, operating on dating sites.

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Q: Where to submit photos?
I don't see where I have to go to submit photos of the lady in question.

A: After adding a report, an email is automatically sent to the email address you used to file your report, along with the number of your report, instructions on how to provide the proof and our email address which you must use to send the proof. You must send all photos and letters to this email address, stating in the subject line, the report number. More information can be found on the page "Place report" help.

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Q: Is it possible to just forward letters/photos to you?
I can't get my computer to load/save the letters/photo's for a scam report. Is it possible to just forward them to you?

A: Any user on any computer can do it. You can find instructions on how to do this on page "Place report" help.

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Q: Can you send me a fax number?
The file is very large can you send me a fax number.

A: We accept proof only via email.

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Q: Keep getting mailer notices of inability to deliver.
Tried to submit a report keep getting mailer notices of inability to deliver I am using the same info I have always used, do you have a problem on your end?

A: This may mean that you incorrectly entered our email address or there may be a problem with your mail service provider.

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Q: Where is the browse button to download the pictures?
Hello I would like to know where is the browse button to download the pictures of the scammer i have. you mention that reports without pictures will be deleted... where do i UPLOAD the pictures?

A: We do not provide the option to upload proof (letters and/or photos). We accept the proof only via email. More information about this can be found on the help page "Place report" help.

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Q: I filled out report and was rejected.
I filled out report and was rejected. How do I do I add email photo's documents to report or do I have to send these seperately in an email?

A: All reports not supported by proof will be rejected by us and not published on the site. Information on how to add photos and letters to your report is included in the email you will receive after submitting a report or you can check the status of the report on our site, where these instructions are also provided.

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Q: Is possible another way for comunique you the material?
I have a problem to contact you for send material about a report in your e-mail address. Is possible another way for comunique you the material?

A: We accept proof only by email. You can read more information about this on our web page "Place report" help.

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Q: I would like to know if my real name gets published?
I would like to know if my real name gets published on this data base?

A: Only your "first name to publish" and "country to publish" are published alongside your report. Your real first name (unless you have entered it into the field "Your name to publish"), last name, country of origin (unless you have entered it into the field "Your country to publish") and email address are not published and will never be revealed to third parties under any pretext.

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Q: Please by all means contact me, if you guys are real.
Please by all means contact me, if you guys are real. I would love to keep in touch with you and send you all of the information that I have.

A: We are real. Whether you choose to add report to our site or not is up to you.

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Q: Where is my report? Your system won't bring it up.
Since last Sat my report #00000 was ready for viewing on Lilian Calamay Salazar. Where is it? Your system won't bring it up.

A: At any moment you can check the status of your report - whether it is already published or not. If it is published, you'll see information about this and a link to the scammer's profile on the page your report is published.

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Q: How can I put video on this website?
I have a video of "my scammer" but how can I put this video on this website???

A: Video files are treated the same as other files (.txt, .jpg, .doc and any other.) You add it along with any other files you are submitting via an email and send it to us. Please do not forget to indicate the number of your report in the subject of the email.

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Q: I think I got my email wrong when i submitted a report.
I think I got my email wrong when i submitted a recent report on Anna Sidorova.

A: You need to add the report again, but this time please uses the correct email address.

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Q: I sent you the wrong photos of Irina in my report.
I sent you the wrong photos of Irina in my Report. Please disregard the ones that I sent to you. How do I correct my mistake? I have the correct pictures.

A: Send us the other photos, stating the number of your report and describing the error.

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Q: I have many scams. What can I do to work with you?
I have many scams that I have been collecting information that I want to share and expose. What can I do to work with you?

A: Please, place a separate report for each scammer you want to add to our site.

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Q: I am not sure why the information I sent was not good enough to prove this lady was a scammer.
I am not sure why the information I sent was not good enough to prove this lady was a scammer. I enclosed three or four emails from her where she used deceptive information and tried to extract money by fraudulent means.

A: We do not publish reports without photos.

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Q: I sent 2 reports last week and received no confirmation.
Did you receive my reports on Ekaterina Osokina and Comfort Owiredu, both previously listed on your site? I sent 2 reports last week and received no confirmation and now I wonder if you received them or should I send them again. Please let me know!

A: If you have not received a confirmation email with your report number, then you either did not enter your email address at all, or entered an incorrect email address. You need to submit the report again, but with the correct email address.

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Q: Is this true that you feel there is no proof?
Is this true that you feel there is no proof? The earlier letters that she sent to me are the same letters posted on your site. The pictures are the same. I baited this woman to get more letters and pictures for you. I'm confused...

A: Photos and letters already posted on our website were sent by a scammer to another person. If you want to place a report and the proof is the same, we still would like to see any photos or letters sent to you.

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Q: Can I report them as well?
I have been writing with Russian and Ukrainian girls for 9 months now. I have written with many scammers, but I never reported one. I think I can report them to this site if I have a money request letter. But now I don't wait for them to ask me for money, I recognize them earlier, if they ignore my letters and don't answer questions. Can I report them as well?

A: Yes, you can do that.

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Q: How long it takes for mt report to appear on the site?
I've just had an e-mail from you confirming receipt of my report, just wondering how long it takes for mt report to appear on the site.

A: Only after you have provided the necessary proof - placing a report on the site usually takes 2 working days.

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Q: Do I need to report them separately?
I have contacted by two scammers one you have listed Marta Turgeneva and the other im not sure if you have. Do I need to report them separately. I have emails and photos of both of them, could you please advice.

A: If these are two scammers with different pictures, then you need to add two separate reports.

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Q: I can't seem to find her name on any scam sites.
I am writing to a Russian girl who seems to fit all the scam criteria. However, I can't seem to find her name on any scam sites. Would it be possible to post a photo and ask if anyone else has had scam letters from this person and get them to share info with me?

A: You can do this on the forum.

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Q: Shall I send it?
I have a published report and now there is more. Shall I send it?

A: Of course, adding additional information about a scammer will help other people not get caught in their nets.

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Q: Can I send you letters of scammer in russian language?
Can I send you letters of scammer in russian language, or it should be in English only?

A: Unfortunately, the encoding of the Russian language is not supported by our server, and therefore, even if we post those letters, they will be unreadable.

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Q: Proof of scam.
What do you need for proof of scam?

A: We need your report, photos and letters addressed by the scammers to you.

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Q: I still cannot mail video to your site. What do I do wrong?
I have a video, which was sent to me during a chat with Janet Mark, I have already zipped this video to 6 mb, but it seems, I still cannot mail it to your site. What do I do wrong?

A: On our side there are no limitations. Perhaps there are limits on the size of the file your internet provider allows you to send. Please check with them.

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Q: Either the code is wrong or the email address is wrong.
I have tried to log into review the status of my complaint and have been told that either the code is wrong or the email address is wrong....both of which are correct. What is going on?

A: This means that your report has been removed for not corresponding to the site or violating the rules of report posting.

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Q: How can I see if you have posted it on your site?
Hi i reported a scammer called Anastasiya Kudryavtseva and sent pictures etc, how can I see if you have posted it on your site?

A: You can always find out by checking the status. You will see the following options: not yet checked by the administrators, checked and will be published by one of the following database updates, rejected (you'll see the reasons) and published.

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Q: I get the message "wrong report number or email address".
I had submitted a report about scammers and obtained the report number 12345. However, any time I wish to check the status of report I get the message "wrong report number or email address". I give in my myname1@somemailservice.com but it does not work either with my myname2@somemailservice.com. What does this mean? Can you help me please? Thanks.

A: To check the status of your report, you must enter the contact email address you used to file the report and the report number (which is sent automatically after submitting a report). Each report will have its own unique report number. If you have incorrectly written your contact email address, then the report number was sent to the wrong email address. We suggest you add the report once again, and ensure that you use the correct contact email address.

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Q: Now is coming up as incorrect and was ok earlier????
I am trying to check status of my report, using this number and my email address is now coming up as incorrect and was ok earlier????

A: This means that the administrators have checked your report and have deleted it from our records as the subject matter does not correspond to the site. In this case you will not be able to check its status and your report will not be published.

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Q: Why I cannot find the report on your page?
Why I cannot find the report on your page?

A: A newly added report does not appear immediately on the site. An administrator checks each submission, before adding it to the main database. It usually takes 2 working days, but you can always check its status.

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Q: Why is she no longer on your scam list?
I sent you information last week regarding a woman who was asking me for money. She appeared on your site and now she has been deleted. Elena Vasina from Lugansk, Ukraine. Why is she no longer on your scam list?

A: A posted report can be removed from our database in only two cases - 1. If the person who added the report requests its removal and we feel the reason for removal is valid 2. If the subject of the report contacts us and we feel their argument is convincing. In your case, Elena Vasina contacted us with her arguments and explained the situation. Therefore, we have removed her from the database because we do not believe she is a scammer.

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Q: How can I delete a report I made in the past?
Hello, I want to know if it is possible to delete a report I made in the past. How can i do that?

A: Contact us with the report details and reasons why you are requesting this action.

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Q: How long time a scammer can be registered?
If there are no limits for how long time a scammer can be registered?

A: No, there are no limits for a scammer to be posted on our web site.

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Q: Olga IS my girlfriend and I already know she is a good woman.
Olga IS my girlfriend and I already know she is a good woman. What it's hard to believe is that, well, not that some men try to hurt some women saying she is a scammer or whatever. Earth is full of bad persons. At least, this website could do something good: remove Olga's profile. She isn't a scammer and you are hurting her reputation. Simply, it's false.

A: We do not accept complaints from friends, relatives, acquaintances, etc. Ask Olga to contact us so that she can personally explain the situation.

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Q: Verification of her truth.
One girl stated she wrote you a letter about false complaints toward her. All I want to know is - did she write you such a letter - as verification of her truth?

A: We do not give out such information. However, you can check her status on our website. If this girl contacted us and we felt that she was not a scammer, then all information about her will have been removed from our database. If we believe her arguments are unconvincing or false, then the report about her remains in our database.

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Q: How will I get my pass-word?
Hi! I just paid and got registered but I don't have access to this site. How will I get my pass-word?

A: If you have successfully registered, then you must login, using your email address and the password which you created for yourself. If you have paid, but for some reason the registration was not successful, please do not attempt to repeat the whole process again as you will be charged twice. You need to wait, because when problems arise, once the site administrators receive a notification, they will address the problem and send you an email with your registration information.

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Q: How to be sure my registration will be valid for only one month?
How to be sure my registration will be valid for only one month taking one payment using my MasterCard?

A: Any time during this month you should contact either us or our authorized retailer 2Checkout.com and request service cancellation. Recurring billing on your account will be stopped and you will be notified by email. This usually occurs within one day.

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Q: How do I unsubscribe?
How do I unsubscribe if I want to cancel after a month?

A: Any time prior to the expiration date of registration you need to contact either us or our authorized retailer 2Checkout.com and request service cancellation. Recurring billing on your account will be stopped and you will be notified by email. At the same time, your access to the site will remain active until the end of the month for which you have already paid.

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Q: Is your fee a monthly fee?
Is your fee of $17.99 a monthly fee, annual or a one time fee?

A: This is monthly fee.

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Q: How to change my email address?
I want to know how to change my email address on the site.

A: At the main site this is not possible because this feature has been disabled due to security reasons. If you are a paid registered user and want to change your email address, please contact our authorized retailer 2Checkout.com, and they will make any changes to your details. They will send us confirmation and we will change your email address too. If you are a free registered user and want to change your email address, please contact our administrators with details of your registration and they will make the necessary changes to your account. These rules do not apply to the forum, blog or subscription to our newsletters. In these sections of the site you can change the registration details yourself.

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Q: How does one join your site?
Hello, how does one join your site please?

A: To do this you need to visit the Register page and click "Buy from 2CO". Please complete the payment form and follow the instructions. Registering takes only a few minutes.

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Q: Registration for only two months or what?
Is possible to make a registration for only two months or what?

A: You can be a registered user for as long as you want - 1, 2, 3 or more months. At the end of each month your paid registration is automatically extended. When you decide to cancel your registration, you must contact either us or our authorized retailer 2Checkout.com and request service cancellation.
*** This must be done before the end of the paid month ***

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Q: I don't have a middle name.
PLEASE I NEED TO BUY AND REGISTER, IT SAYS TO FILL UP ALL SPACES...BUT I DON'T HAVE A MIDDLE NAME NOR AN EXTENSION, COULD YOU HELP ME PLEASE, IT'S CRUCIAL TO ME THANKS A MILLION ...I SHOULD GET BACK TO YOU, AND THANKS FOR PRECIOUS INFOS I FOUND...I JUST NEED TO REGISTER AT THIS POINT.

A: Leave this field blank.

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Q: Can you subscribe for short period of time?
Dear sir/madam, Can you subscribe for short period of time. Please indicate the shortest period of membership one can subscribe.

A: The shortest period of registration is 1 month.

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Q: I'm unable to gain access.
Dear sirs, I was informed that I would be able to acess your site once I filed a report. I'm unable to gain access. Thank you.

A: Free registration is given to you only after the report has been checked and approved by our administrators, and then posted on the site.

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Q: If you approve the posting of her info.
I think I have at least one more scammer. If you approve the posting of her info, will it extend my membership one month from the end of my current membership or reset the one month clock from the date you approve her info? For example; my membership expires 05.19. If you approve the posting of her info on 05.06, does the extended membership expire on 06.19 or 06.06?

A: It will extend your registration for one month from the end of your current registration. Like in your example, the extended membership will expire on 06.19

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Q: I thought I became an automatic member?
I recently sent in a possible scammer information request. I haven't received any answer back. I can't log in for more info. I thought when you sent in a possible scammer that you became an automatic member?

A: Free registration is given to you only after the report has been checked and approved by our administrators, and then posted to the site. It usually takes 2 working days. But you can always check the status of your report.

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Q: I would like to get a free registration.
I would like to get a free registration by submitting scammer's letters and pictures. How do I go about doing that?

A: Place a report and follow the instructions.

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Q: I'm in Australia and that would equate to about $26.00 Aus.
Could you please let me know if I pay $17.99 to join this site is that $17.99 USD?? I'm in Australia and that would equate to about $26.00 Aus.

A: This is US dollars. But you can pay in one of 17 major world currencies at the current exchange rate on the date of payment. To do this you need to choose your preferred currency when completing the payment form.

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Q: I alvays jumping outto another page.
I am trying to register but it alvays jumping outto another page.

A: Payments by credit cards are provided to us by 2Checkout.com - a US-based company with years of e-commerce experience, multi-level customer service interaction and the most up-to-date security features. All transactions are carried out using 2Checkout.com’s secure payment service.

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Q: I had updated my account but still cannot enter into the member's parts.
Hello, I had updated my account (because I closed my old credit card) information at 2Checkout.com about 3 or 4 days ago but I still cannot enter into the member's parts of stop scammers.com It says my registration expired. How to I correct this.

A: We cannot activate your registration until we get confirmation from 2Checkout.com about any successful changes to your account. Since we do not deal with payment processing, you need to contact the support department of 2Checkout.com and find out the cause of the problem.

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Q: How long in (Time) does a person get free membership for?
How long in (Time) does a person get free membership for, if he has been Scammed and you have put his story on a scammers site?

A: You can read more about this on the Free registration page.

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Q: Can you say to me quickly if a girl is scammer or no?
If I am registered on your site, can you say to me quickly if a girl is scammer or no, by giving you all its co-ordinates and photographs?

A: No, we do not offer individual consultations. As a registered user you will be able to check this information for yourself.

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Q: I thought this would extend my registration?
I sent in some photos of a scammer you have listed as Nataliya Sokol and I thought this would extend my registration? Or is it a one shot deal and sending you anything else would not be to my advantage but yours?

A: We do not add month(s) of free registration for every single photo you send. Details about additional months can be found on our Free registration page.

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Q: Can you advise how I can collect this registration?
I thought I saw a message that I would receive free registration or reporting a scammer. Can you advise how I can collect this registration?

A: You can read more about this on our Free registration page.

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Q: How to pay for your services in another way?
Just like to pay for your services in another way then credit card please.

A: Payment can be made only by credit card or PayPal. We do not accept payments made through money order, Money Gram, bank transfer, payment by mail, over the telephone with a credit card; online check, Western Union, etc. Payments services for our site are provided by 2Checkout.com - a US-based company with years of e-commerce experience, multi-level customer service interaction and the most up-to-date security features.

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Q: My card is not accepted by your service.
Sirs, I would like to re-register, but my card is not accepted by your services (VISA ELEKTRON)!! How can I pay in another way???

A: Visa Electron is accepted. Contact your bank to address the causes of any problems.

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Q: Please charge my new cc given to you 6 hours ago.
Please charge my new cc given to you 6 hours ago, I want to use the site I lost the last one and they issued a new number when I reported it.

A: Please contact our authorized retailer 2Checkout.com and make changes to the order's details. We have no access to the credit card information of our customers and we are not involved in any such matters.

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Q: I can't log on to your site anymore.
Some time back i reported a woman as a scammer and you accepted it. She is now on your list. The only problem is I can't log on to your site anymore.

A: For each report placed on our website, you get 1 month of free registration. Perhaps your free month had already ended, so you can no longer use this site as a registered user.

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Q: I am directed to a page that tells me that my registration has expired.
In attempting to login, I am directed to a page that tells me that my registration has expired, although I received an email today confirming that my registration fee has been renewed. I am using the correct email address and password, so I am certain that is not the problem. Whatever assistance you can provide me would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance.

A: This can happen because all orders are first checked by administrators and then registration is updated. Please be patient and try to login later.

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Q: I can't use the forum.
I can't use the forum ????? I can't login ??????????? Why ????? Thanks.

A: Registration on the main site does not imply automatic registration for the forum, blog or subscription to our newsletters. You need to register to get access to our Forum's options. It is free.

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Q: It still says password error.
I just changed my password and received email confirmation but it still says password error.

A: It is impossible to change the password on the main site. This function was specially turned off by us for security reasons. But, if you changed the password on the forum, blog or newsletters management centre, then use your new password on the forum, blog or newsletters management centre.

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Q: Help with username and password.
Help with username and password, I have lost them and do not remember them. Please send my username and password please.

A: Your username is always your email address. Therefore, you can always use the "password recovery" option.

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Q: I can't log into the site.
I can't log into the site. When I try to retrieve my password I get a message that says my e-mail address is not recognized?

A: Our system is case-sensitive for both your email address and password. Please ensure you enter them exactly as you did when you registered.

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Q: I have changed my email.
I have changed my email from some_name_1@hotmail.com to some_name_2@hotmail.com I can't login I frogot my pass word!!

A: Please contact the site administrators with details of your registration and describe the problem.

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Q: I still haven't received my username and password.
I still haven't received my username and password for your site. Have the letters and pictures that I sent to you been seen yet? I am awaiting your response.

A: Adding a report and providing proof does not mean instant free registration on our website. First, your report, letters and photos are processed and then posted on the site, and only then will you become a registered user. Registration details are sent to you via a separate email. This can take up to 2 working days.

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Q: Problem with my account.
Try to log in and get response: Problem with my account???? Please advise!!

A: This means that the period of the previous registration has expired and there is a problem with recurring billing on your account for the subsequent period. Please refer to our authorized retailer 2Checkout.com to find out the cause of this problem. Or, you can contact the site administrators with details of your order.

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Q: I would like to change my password.
Hi, I would like to change my password. How do I do that?

A: It is impossible on the main site, since this feature has been disabled due to security reasons. If, however, you want to change your password, contact the administrators with details of your registration and password that you wish to continue using. This rule does not apply to a forum, blog and subscription to newsletters. In these sections of the site you can change the password yourself.

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Q: Why do my login not work?
Why do my username / password not work?

A: There are several possible reasons for this, but with each failed login, our system produces a particular comment; please tell us exactly what you see.

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Q: Please can you help.
Hi, I received this registration confirmation but I'm still not able to login. Please can you help.

A: Our system is case-sensitive for both your email address and password. Please ensure you enter them exactly as you did when you registered.

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Q: How can I check my status?
How can I check my status on when my account for verifying potential subjects will expire?

A: If the registration period has expired, you will not be able to login and use the site as a registered user. In this case, to find out the status of your account, please contact the administrator with details of your registration. We will inform you about this via email.

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Q: Search by e-mail address?
Could you make it possible to do a search by e-mail address?

A: Yes, it is possible. To do this you need to select the "database" tab in the search box. Here you can search by first name, last name, city, country, street, phone number and email address. More information about this can be found on the "Search help" page.

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Q: How to search full name instead of going through all the first names.
Is there a way to search full name instead of going through all the first names .... it's very time consuming.

A: Yes, it is possible. To do this you need to select the "database" tab in the search box. Here you can search by full name. More information about this can be found on the "Search help" page.

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Q: How to check papers for being real?
This is questions on how to check papers for being real. I have gone so far as to send a person some money to get their Nigerian passport and a Visa to the US. They have sent me photo copies of each. They have sent me copies of their birth certificate and there Baptism certificate into the Catholic church. She has sent me addresses for her, and for her Uncle. She has given me her Uncle's phone no. and the number for her parish priest. She says she has no phone her self. Is there a way to check out the passport and visa numbers for being real? If so where and how?

A: First: never send money to strangers, almost always this will turn out to be a scam. Secondly: we cannot verify the authenticity of documents from around the world, and doubt that anyone else can either. To verify the authenticity of the document, contact the official authorities of the country from where it was issued. Maybe they will help you.

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Q: Could you show me what a real Russian passport looks like?
Dear stop scammers, I recently filed a scam report on Valentine Monasova. Yes she did try to use a passport and itenary ticket to jfk. by hiding the numbers. Could you show me what a real Russian passport and the distinctions of it looks like. That is so if this happens again. I know how to tell the difference.

A: All documents used by scammers look like the real thing. Scammers change the document’s photos, personal data, the numbers of documents and other information using graphical editors. In our database there is a great collection of such documents and you can find them on the page "Browse by fake docs".

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Q: Is it possible to search by messenger id?
Is it possible to search by messenger id? I couldn't find it. It might be a nice addition.

A: No, this is not possible as we do not add the messenger id's of scammers to our database.

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Q: I cannot search on you site!
I have added you to my TRUSTED SITES, and allowed all cookies, and still I cannot search on you site! What now?

A: Something on your side is blocking cookies. Usually this is your firewall or another program. To resolve this problem, contact your ISP (Internet service provider).

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Q: I want information.
I want information about: Barbara Gurnnasson or Barbara Gunnarsson. Thank you for your service.

A: All information about known scammers is available from the section "Browse all scammers".

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Q: Can I send passport to you for your opinion?
I have received passport and visa photos from Natalya Anisimova. This I asked her to do before I would send plane fare. The photo on the passport looks fake; can I send it to you for your opinion?

A: We do not provide such services. But you can familiarize yourself with a large collection of fake documents, to see how similar fake documents used by scammers look.

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Q: Is this a real person or a real address?
I would like to know if you have any way of checking to see if this is a real person or a real address.

A: To check the existence of a girl and seriousness of her intentions, we advise you to visit her hometown. But never send money to strangers.

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Q: I will like to hear more from this person.
Just became the Latest victim but thanks to the internet and your site as i have received this letter from Diana Desmond in Dakar Senegal and i happen to call this Reverend Paul Devine in Senegal but this morning i had a feeling that i was a victim of this ongoing scammers and when i long on to your site I realize that the first letter is exactly the same as the one send to Botswana but i will like to hear more from this person and what did he do and how far it when.

A: We do not provide the contact information of people who have added reports to our site under any circumstances, but you have the opportunity to hear the opinion of other people by posting your question on the forum.

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Q: I can't get any pictures on the site.
Hello! Great site. I just can't get any pictures on the site and wonder what could be wronge, only names are shown and age but no pitures.

A: Check your browser's settings.

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Q: I have a problem with browsing scammers by county or by city.
Hi I have a problem with browsing scammers by county or by city. It kicks me out to login page. When I log in and try to search by country I am kicked out again WHAT IS GOING ON?

A: This means that your browser does not accept cookies, and our site cannot recognize you as an authorized user on any page after you have successfully logged in. Make the necessary changes in your browser's settings. If you are using a firewall and the problem persists, enter the domain www.stop-scammers.com to your trusted sites list.

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Q: I can't seem to open anything.
Hello well I've registered but I can't seem to open anything. can you help me.

A: Please describe in detail the problem to the administrators: what you cannot open, what you can see, what services you cannot use, etc.

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Q: How do i get to see other members on your site?
How do i get to see other members on your site to view.

A: We do not provide this option. If you want to communicate with other users of our site, you can ask them questions on the forum.

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Q: How do I get access?
I like to use the forum but...how do I get access???

A: You do not have to be a member to read the posts. But to add posts and comments, you must register in the forum. It's free. Please note: forum registration does not give you the ability to add posts to our blog and is not a subscription to our newsletters - for these sections of the site you must register separately.

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Q: I have not received my email to confirm it yet.
I have registered to join your forum and I have not received my email to confirm it yet.

A: A confirmation email is sent automatically after the completion of your registration. Possible causes of this problem can be:
1. Sometimes there may be a delay of a few minutes due to congestion with the mail servers. Please wait at least 30 minutes.
2. You have an anti-spam filter active, which requires confirmation from our side. We do not do this. Add the domain name www.stop-scammers.com to your trusted sites list.
3. Check the "Spam Folder" in your email account Perhaps the letter is there. Do not forget to mark it as non-spam.
4. You have incorrectly entered your email address. Please, register again with your correct email address.
If the problem persists, contact the forum administrator describing the problem in detail.

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Q: How to stop to receive new posting from others members?
I want to know how to stop to receive new posting from others members but I want to stay a member of your forum and site. How can i do that from my profile?

A: You can manage your subscriptions by clicking "List Subscriptions" under "Subscribed Threads" in your User Control Panel (User CP). Here you can select which subscriptions you wish to manage and delete them, move them to another folder, or change their subscription type. Please visit the FAQs section to learn more about forum subscriptions.

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Q: Do I have to be member to post?
Do I have to be a paying member to post blogs?

A: No, you do not have to be a paying member. But to add posts and comments, you must register with our blog. It's free. Please note, blog registration does not give you the ability to add posts to the forum and is not a subscription to any of our newsletters. To access these sections of the site you must register separately.

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Q: The site states that my e-mail address is not valid.
I am not being allowed to log on to your site despite being a paid up subscriber. When I attempt to log on, the site states that my e-mail address is not valid. Please rectify.

A: Subscription to our newsletters does not give registration to the main site, forums or blog.

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Q: So if you would change my mailing address I would really appreciate it!
I have been getting your weekly scammer updates now for over a year but the email address you are sending them to will be closed soon because I signed up with a new server and got DSL instead of dialup. So if you would change my mailing address I would really appreciate it! Thank you very much!

A: You can manage your subscription to the newsletters yourself. To do this you need to login, make the necessary changes and follow the instructions. Or you can manually delete subscription to your old email address and subscribe again but with a new email address.

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Q: It said that I am not into the mail subscriber.
I am trying to login but it said that I am not into the mail subscriber.

A: If you are a registered user on the main site, forum or blog, it does not mean that you are automatically subscribed to our newsletters. To receive our weekly newsletters, you must register here as well. It's free. If you still believe that you are already subscribed to the newsletters, but cannot login to the subscription management center, we recommend you use the "Password Recovery".

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Q: I have asked you a long time ago to stop my subscription.
I have asked you a long time ago to stop my subscription but it seems to me like this is not done as I keep receiving the newsletter. Can you please check and advise where we stand?

A: At the bottom of each newsletter you will find a link: "To unsubscribe or change your preferences go to the Mailing List Management Centre at the following address ..." By clicking on the address link you can manually stop the subscription. Or, you can contact the site administrators from the email address you want to remove from our mailing list and they will remove it on your behalf.

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Q: Could u please resolve this problem?
I stopped getting your updates and new scammer's profiles on my e-mail account. Could u please resolve this problem? Thank you.

A: Please first check the status of your subscription in the "Mailing List Management Centre". If your subscription is still active, but you still do not receive our weekly newsletters, we recommend you contact the support services of your email service provider.

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Q: What is the difference from being on your mailing list as to a registered user?
I have a question what is the difference from being on your mailing list as to a registered user aint it the same.

A: As a mailing list subscriber, you will receive weekly newsletters with descriptions of all changes and additions to the site each week. That's all. As a registered user, you can use absolutely every opportunity to browse, search and view options which are on the site and are not available to general visitors.

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Q: Would you consider having a banner made that dating sites could insert on their sites.
Would you consider having a banner made that dating sites could insert on their sites, so members could come to your site? I have 3 dating sites and this is useful.

A: We are grateful to dating site owners for sending their members to our site to help protect them from scammers. We offer owners of these sites a very attractive affiliate program which allows them to not only maintain their reputation for honest service, but to also earn additional income. Given that we are not competitors, but offer services in a similar area, such cooperation is mutually useful and beneficial.

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Q: I am with a municipal Law-Enforcement agency.
I am with a municipal Law-Enforcement agency. I have had numerous questions about similar activities in my area. I would like to have someone contact me in reference to a possible membership for law-enforcement use!

A: Please contact the site administrators with a detailed description of who you are, what organization you represent, the web site of your organization, your email address (free mail services are not considered) and daytime phone number. If accepted, you will receive free registration and your login information will be sent to you via email.

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Q: Scam dating sites?
Do you have any information regarding scam dating sites?

A: No, we do not pursue such a list and we do not recommend you use of such lists, as very often they are created solely for the competition. Before using the services of any site, read reviews from other users and make a decision independently.

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Q: Could you give me some websites that are legit?
I was wondering if you could give me some websites that are legit for meeting and maybe marrying Russian women.

A: Some of them, which we believe deserve attention, are listed on the website Top Dating Programs. Should you avail yourself of the services or not? - That's up to you.

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Q: Where can I go to report?
Where can I go to report dating website fraud?

A: Check out our help page "Resources for reporting".

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Q: List of the agencies most used by scammers.
Do you maintain a list of the agencies most used by scammers?

A: Check our "Browse scammers by web site" list.

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Q: Is it a scam?
What do you know about the website www.some_site.com? Is it a scam, or are really that many women interested enough to send me a letter?

A: We do not collect information on web sites offering services in the dating industry, so we are unable to say whether a girl will write to you or not. We think that this is largely dependent on you :-)

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