Money Order Bride


What is this cybercrime?

Money Order Bride
  • Victim gets friend request from a female fraudster through a social network.
  • Victim chats and grows friendship with the fraud lady.
  • Fraud lady tells the victim to send her some gift and victim sends.
  • Fraud lady may tell victim that she is sending him some gift. Partner of lady will call victim after few days and ask for customs duty for the gift received.


  • Do not respond to such friend requests.
  • Report such persons as SPAM.

Solution in case of incident

  • Inform nearest Police Station and register a complaint including print of chats and copies of pass-book or online transactions.
  • Write an application to Bank Manager including case details to return the debited money.

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