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SOME FACES FROM THE FALL OF SHAME

 

...See other scammers who got prosecuted...

SERGEY GORBUNOV, LEADER OF ONE OF LARGEST GROUPS OF RUSSIAN DATING SCAMMERS, ARRESTED IN YOSHKAR-OLA 

August 2008. 

Sergey Gorbunov, 43, resident of Yoshkar-Ola (Mari El Republic), is charged with fraud. The prosecutors allege that Mr. Gorbunov was the head of a group of one of the largest groups of scammers in Yoshkar-Ola.

 

 

FAMOUS SCAMMERS  ALENA FEDOROVSKAYA AND VLADIMIR OSIPOV HAVE BEEN CAUGHT. 

Alena Fedorovskaya and Vladimir Osipov, the owners of the scam-site Russian Girls, have been sentenced to 5 years, and 5 years and 6 months, respectively, on October 30th, 2006, by Verkh-Istetskiy Court of Ekaterinburg.

http://www.ural.kp.ru/2006/10/31/doc145182/

 

"Nadezhda Medvedeva" Scam Busted in Russia. The Leader is a 21 y.o. boy

 

ROBERT MCCOY AND ANNA GROUNTOVAIA: RUSSIAN-AMERICAN COUPLE FROM SAN DIEGO BUSTED IN A FAKE MARRIAGE AGENCY SCAM

More information about this case here

(a big thank you to Scammer Spion for this information )

 

RUSSIAN BRIDES ARE KEEPING THEIR OWN BLACK LIST OF WESTERN GUYS! CHECK TO SEE WHETHER YOUR PICTURE IS THERE! :-)

The page is in Russian (naturally), but you can use http://www.translate.ru/ to help you with the translation.

 

Internet Dating Scam Dismantled (San Diego, CA)

 

 

In the news....

A GROUP OF SCAMMERS  WERE ARRESTED IN YOSHKAR-OLA

 

In the news...

"FAT YURI" IS NOT A JOKE!  - RUSSIAN PRESIDENT TO THANK FOR ORDERING THE ARREST OF DATING SCAMMERS IN CHELYABINSK

(our thanks to Scammer Spion for providing this material)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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If I give you my lady’s information, can you check whether she is a scammer?

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