A Ukrainian startup manager, who lives in LA, could have become a victim of a
A girl named Angelina Crane tried to get
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But this wasn't enough for "the victim". Mr Geraschenkov told ‘Angelina’ he was an Apple dealer and had, coincidentally, to ship 200 iPhones to Lagos. He said that the local Apple store had already paid for 199 of them, but he couldn't send 200 iPhones without paying for the last one. While the conversation was going startup manager sent the pictures of packed iPhones which he took from Google.
The Ukrainian promised her she could take two iPhone devices if she compensated the cost of last one of them. And if she did, she could take 2 iPhones instead of one.
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Eventually, Mr Geraschenkov convinced his "new love" Angelina-Olukade to send him $600. When he received the money, he told the scammer he, too, was a Nigerian residing in Lagos. Proving it by sending a picture of a Nigerian guy, which he also took from the web.
At the end, Ukrainian returned the money to