Russian dating sites are very popular and while many men have met genuine, loving Russian women, unfortunately sometimes one encounters scammers as well.

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They have even been known to telephone their victims as a first introduction.

The postings from Ukraine, in particular Lugansk are a mine field of scam profiles. I became suspicious after her response telling me that she had not corresponded with anyone else before and that I should ask her what ever I wanted to know, because she was new to this, assuring me that she was an honest person and would only answer honestly no matter what.

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While online dating sites work hard to eliminate scammers from their sites, unfortunately some continue to be very deceptive and get past the fraud checks so it is important to be aware of what a potential scammer might attempt to do.

In February of 2000 I went to Kremenchug after corresponding with Elena for 4 months and had a great time while I was there. I started the finance process and everything was going fast and fine but then when the embassy in Warsaw got the application she started making excuses to wait, her ex-husband wanted to take the kid on holiday then the place she applied for a visa stole her money then she had to find her father that after I sent 150 dollars 3 different times through western union then she quit writing and I gave up trying to contact her but I did not give up on the idea of getting a Russian bride I just picked the wrong one so I joined and I ran across Elena's profile there and it had been there since she was writing to me her kiss number is 2676639 and she also used the name Elena Trocenko.

(by Elena Garrett, 2009) Visa and Tickets Scammer Advanced Fee Investment Scammer Unscrupulous or Fake Marriage / Translation Agency Vacation Hunter Pro Dater Accommodation Scams Bigger Better Deal Hunter Green Card Hunter / Gold Digger Imagine this: a 20-years old rough-looking unemployed college student named Boris is typing to you "My beloved [insert your name here], I went to the travel agency and they said that I will need to buy visa and tickets to travel to you. The then attaches to the message a picture of a shy-looking pretty young lady blowing you a kiss. He is a ruthless con-man who is making money selling elaborate fantasy stories to trusting foreigners.Typically, a man comes into contact with a scammer through an online dating agency.The scammer will have photos showing a young and attractive woman though her profile may say she’s from America or England.These scammers are well aware of this and therefore often pretend to be from the USA/ UK/ Australia/ Canada or some other Western country.Armed with their fake identity, the scammer proceeds to forge a bond with you. and I started to correspond with a women in the Ukraine, I did however run across your site after the first letter and was a lot wiser after that.