She might just need money to pay her bills but will probably want desperately to come and visit him in his Western nation.She professes her love and gives instructions to send money through Western Union or Money Gram.In the first few letters the scammer will say what a good woman she is and how hard life is in Russia.
The scammer will have photos showing a young and attractive woman though her profile may say she’s from America or England.
The scammer will later explain that she’s from Russia but couldn’t select it as an option on the dating site.
Heart strings are pulled and victims are sucked in.
At this point she will set the victim up as her knight in shining armor, the only one who can help her.
There are several fake website masquerading as Russian marriage agencies promising to bring Western men and Russian women together.
While most Russian dating websites are genuine, a number of them are fake and their so-called members are not real either.
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.
Typically, a man comes into contact with a scammer through an online dating agency.
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Russian dating sites are very popular and while many men have met genuine, loving Russian women, unfortunately sometimes one encounters scammers as well.