(full story) 8/25/2017 There are different scam scenarios. Scammer tries to keep up a regular correspondence, but all letters you receive contain only general content and there is no concrete information in them. You receive a photo of a potential date and the photo doesn't match up (e.g.
the photo looks like it is from a magazine or the description the person has given of themselves doesn't match the photo)...
Teahouse/Restaurant/Bar Scam: A young "English student" or attractive female offers to show a tourist around town and then invites him/her to enjoy food or drink at a nearby establishment.
Once trust is established, the person being scammed may be asked to send money, to provide financial or personal information, or to send sexually-explicit photographs.
Often, the money is sent to allegedly pay for a ticket to the United States, or to help with an emergency like a need to pay rent or deal with a sick relative.
If you're lucky, you've found us before you got scammed.
Maybe that dream girl you've been talking to for the past couple of weeks seems a little too good to be true?