Russian love dating
Russian dating sites are very popular and while many men have met genuine, loving Russian women, unfortunately sometimes one encounters scammers as well.There are many variations of online dating scams originating in Russia and Eastern Europe but they have in common a high emotional and financial cost to unsuspecting scam victims.
Scammers operate from countries with low per capita income and even if a scam takes months to pay out it is worthwhile for them, even for just a few hundred dollars.Choose a reputable dating service or agency in order to avoid being scammed this way.You come across a profile of a young, attractive woman on an online dating site or maybe she contacts you.This is a scam and you should never send money for it!There are several fake website masquerading as Russian marriage agencies promising to bring Western men and Russian women together.Her monthly salary is only a few hundred dollars, all Russian men are drunks and maybe her family died in a tragic accident or they are ill and in need of surgery.
Heart strings are pulled and victims are sucked in.
This is likely to be a scan of a fake or fabricated visa.
Just when you think everything is going smoothly, there is a last minute problem and they will request you to urgently send them some money, without which it will be impossible for them to make their trip.
With many people catching on to this scam, the scammers have “improvised” their story a little.
They do not ask for money for a ticket or visa but instead send you a scanned visa as “proof”.
She professes her love and gives instructions to send money through Western Union or Money Gram.