This topic is specially made for romance scam victims. The cases we are talking about and we are able to help with are online scams only.
It is never easy when you realize you are a victim of a scam. In real life, when this is happening, there are various ways to deal with it: law enforcement, court, a community or at least some close friends able to help you recover. When the scam is happeni
When you find out that you're communicating with a scammer, a natural reaction you'll have is to report the scammer to his email host company, such as yahoo/hotmail etc.
You might think us mad but we strongly advise you not to do so. Why? Well the scammer will have his account suspended and will no longer be able to use. Result! - you might think. But the answer is more complicated than that.
In case you are a victim of a scam or you were just targeted by a scammer, this is what you need to do. The following list does not cover blackmail scams/sextortion - for those cases the list can be found here: http://www.blackmailscams.com.
For all other types of scams, follow this advice:
To begin with, please read this very important topic: Reporting a Scammer's Profile or Email Add
Online, anyone can be a victim, if they are not aware about scammers. They can come in different shapes and forms, using different stories - but the basic idea is the same. They will use anything they can to get your money. They will love you, they are ready to marry you, they are willing to share their fortune with you, they are ready to give you that unique chance to get a lot of money you alwa