He's hunting through chat rooms, dating sites and social networking sites searching for victims, looking to cash in on romance.

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They will send you the Money Orders or checks and ask you to deposit them into your bank account and then wire the money to them via Western Union.

Usually they say to keep some money for your trouble.

Women are usually nurses, models, charity or UNICEF workers or antique dealers.

After they establish some lovely correspondence with you, fall in love and maybe even send a couple of cheap presents, they will either: a) be almost on their way to meet you, but something will happen to them: they will get robbed, beaten, get into the hospital, or other misfortune will happen and of course you will be their only contact to ask for financial help, or: b) tell you that their employer pays them with Money Orders or checks, and they can't cash them in Nigeria.

In the end the foreigner learns that his beautiful Elena turned out to be a bearded Boris, but most likely the ill-starred foreigner will blame heartless rus sian women for everything.

) an amorous foreigner will send the "Princess" a couple of thousand bucks, so that she could buy a ticket and they could live happily together. Sometimes such messages appear in your inbox out of nowhere, even if you do not have a profile on any dating site. The clients of dating agency sites get messages like this regularly.Needless to say, those Money Orders or checks are no good, and not even worth the paper they're printed on.If you cash them or deposit them into your account, Money Orders or checks will come back after few weeks as fraudulent and you will be responsible for paying back the money to the bank and sometimes even charged for passing counterfeit instrument.usually involves this scheme: the scammers upload fake attractive photos, in most cases of white people.