Investigators say there could be more victims that have not been identified.The fraud utilized the infamous "visa and airfare" scheme: Mc Coy and his wife Anna were posing as Russian women seeking marriage and a non-existing Russian marriage agency that would provide women with visas and tickets.

(Click here for earlier reports on this scam.) Don't move any further until you read The Complete, No-Nonsense ANTI-SCAM GUIDE For Internet Dating.

Too many men were caught up in a scam and lost great deal of money - want to be one of them?

My best friend is a lawyer and he tells me about cases where men sent money to women under false pretences.

It's because American men have the idea they can buy a woman and American women will let you try.

I did that, met a few, had a girlfriend from Germany for about a year, but I also received a couple interests from Russian women (which turned out to be scams). The final of the story was dramatic and hit pages of newspapers all over the world. Click here A short while ago I found the black list, shown here.

They intrigued me enough to make me wonder if I should look outside our country, Russia in particular..."In May 2001 Terry, an Australian man scammed by a gang of Internet con-artists, sent his story to Russian Bride Cyber Guide's Black List. Now radio and TV-stations are eager to talk to Terry but he is not keen to give interviews. No need saying that scammers can reach pretty much anybody, who is looking for a life partner online.

You can also check the website of the email provider to find a link to report abuse: i.e.

check the website look for the link "Report abuse" or "Report spam".)PLEASE NOTE: We at Black List don't do anything else except publishing reports that we receive from our visitors. If you have detected that you are in contact with a scammer (found the same letters or photos in the Black List updates or Black List archive, have been asked for money for any reason by a person you met online, etc), this is what you should do: Unfortunately I do not have time for editing your stories.

Women in Russia are more interested in your warm heart and great personality, not your money.