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People happily admit that they have met online without fear of being judged. Not such great news are reports about online dating scams and scammers that we sometimes see on TV.
We’d like to have 100% scam-free environment on Elena’s Models but, unfortunately, it’s unlikely to happen.
I’ve certainly not had time to read them all but one of the few I looked at caught my eye as it contained a photograph which I’ve included in the text of ‘her’ email below.
For those who do not know about Russian dating scams I should point out that ‘Elena Volkova’ is almost certainly NOT looking for love or marriage. I do not know why I have written to you, probably something inside has prompted me to do it.
Provided you follow those 2 general points, you will be safe.
If you see a problem with a profile (disappeared, not available etc), don’t hesitate to ask questions.
You may say, it costs money, but it actually doesn’t!
We have kept the same membership packages as before, only added instant messaging capabilities as a bonus, which, as always on EM, can be used without limitations.
Working in this industry for over 15 years, we know the patterns.
The first thing scammers do is to try to get you away from the dating site They need to do get you away from the site quickly because their profiles are routinely discovered and removed.
Banks spend millions on security and they still sometimes have problems.