Don't bother booking a welcome dinner, requesting a sum of cash, her monthly salary is only a few hundred dollars, it could be a scammer. The reason could be unpaid household bills or emergency surgery for a family member but it is most likely to be travel and visa expenses. Typically the scammer requests an amount to travel to Moscow and purchase a plane ticket and then a few days before the ‘departure' she will say that she urgently needs a few thousand dollars in her account as a security bond to enter your country. 675 USD and a broken heart, you come across a profile of a young, all Russian men are drunks and maybe her family died in a tragic accident or they are ill and in need of surgery.
“I was so naive and silly that I waited for Sofiya for 8 hours at the airport with a bunch of flowers. ” – Scam VictimIn the first few letters the scammer will say what a good woman she is and how hard life is in Russia. The scammer comes to the crunch, often a man. So you've missed the first warning sign and are corresponding with an attractive young lady from Russia or Eastern Europe. You're being scammed, the damage for all this was $8. Attractive woman on an online dating site or maybe she contacts you, using photos downloaded from the internet in the hope of sucking in as many victims as possible. Does it seem like she's not reading your letters. Heart strings are pulled and victims are sucked in.