Dating scammer marina
It piggybacks off Microsoft’s good name and employs scare tactics, to catch tens of thousands in its snare, often for as much as 0 at a time. I genuinely believe that it’s inherently self-destructive to get riled up, and angry.
But people are fighting back, simply by wasting as much of the scammers’ time as possible. I genuinely believe that instead of picking a fight, you should just let it slide and move on.
It was a mere two weeks before Aleksandra's emails swung in a more intimate direction, peppered with loving endearments and declarations of their future together.
A smitten Dave began to make plans, discussing travelling to Russia to see her — but he also had his doubts.
Unusually for someone her age, Aleksandra had no Facebook, Twitter or Instagram accounts.
In fact, there were no online traces of her at all.
Then, they’ll hit you up for an eye-watering sum of cash. You’ve just given your money – and access to your computer – to someone sitting in a boiler room somewhere in Bangalore.
When Dave told his friends about his new girlfriend, they laughed and said: "mate, you're getting scammed" but Dave kept emailing and Aleksandra always knew the right thing to say to assuage his doubts.On Valentines Day this year, Dave was woken up just before 7am by a call from a private number.The Aleksandra on the phone was less loving, more forthright and after wishing him "happy Valentine's Day", she quizzed him: "you are going to send the money?She had emailed her phone number but told Dave he could not call her, saying "my phone doesn't accept international calls".Although she said she was 32 years old, the pictures she sent appeared to be of a much younger woman.
At the other end is someone claiming to be from “Microsoft Technical Support”, or something similar.