After receiving a complaint from you about a scammer, the police will get in touch with you to get more details about the scam, the scammer, your communication with them etc.
Be sure to provide all the information and evidence you have.
Once she knows you have reported her, she most likely will stop contacting you.
Until a few years ago scam victims had to suffer in silence as law enforcement authorities had no idea how to help them.
Scammers will often use excuses such as paying for an Internet connection by the minute in a cafe or library. A scammer who has been using photographs from a modeling website or other source will use excuses that his camera is not working or that he cannot use a camera. Most potential dates who are legitimate and truly interested in a relationship would be more than happy to meet you virtually. One way to end a relationship you suspect is a scam is to find out whether the picture has been used repeatedly as well as identifying who is in the photograph.At Match we want to ensure that you have a safe, friendly experience on the site.Remember that on Match you you are fully in control of your search and can choose to take things at your own pace.If someone chooses to do online dating, then she should be willing to incur the cost beforehand. Use a reverse image lookup such as Scam Digger or Tin Eye, which will search the Internet for repeated uses of your same photograph (see Resources).If you find this is a repeated-use image, cut off contact with the scammer.If you suspect a potential scammer or have even been scammed by someone, the first thing you need to do is cease all communication with the scammer.There is no point trying to “catch” the scammer by yourself because they are probably located in some other part of the world and you alone will have no access to them.The dating site administrators will probably be contacted as well for further information about the scammer’s profile so the police might be able to get a better idea of the scammer’s activities and whereabouts. With heightened scammer knowledge, there is hope of scammers being arrested.If all goes well, the person who scammed you may be arrested for their crime and if you are really lucky you might even get your money back.The sort of photos they use as well as the language of the personal ad can help you decide whether the member is genuinely looking for a partner or not.To make your dating experience as safe as possible, we’ve laid down simple and easy-to-follow advice on how to spot people who might not be as trustworthy as you think.