When Dave's friends suggested 'Aleksandra' might even be a man, his mood changed abruptly. The Mount Gambier man shared the contents of the roughly 50 emails he received over three months conversing with 'Aleksandra' with ABC Local Radio, wanting to help prevent further victims.
The case is a textbook example of a classic dating swindle, said Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) deputy chair Delia Rickard.
Dating Russian women have become very popular in last several decades. Russian ladies are very attractive, sensible, and attentive; and what really matters, family values come first in their upbringing.
This is highly treasured by the men of the modern society from abroad.
"When he tried to call back, using the number she had emailed him, it was disconnected.