Better be sure than sorry, so don't leave right now, we are not finished yet.And if you are satisfied with our contents, please spread the word, I always feel sad if I receive emails starting with 'I wished I had found your website sooner...' Here are some tips to start with, these tips are an extract of parts of the subjects described in this topic.How To Start Your Personal Ad Your personal checklist Introduction letter Your first meeting Tips and Articles Information in Dutch Russian Holidays Dating flow chart Russia Maps Russian visa's Avoid dating scam guide Report Scam How to find a Russian women Russian Dating Scams Dating scams are most of the time organized by men pretending to be Russian women seeking love! Embassy receives reports almost every day of fraud committed against U. citizens by Internet correspondents professing love and romantic interest. This is why we have created this topic Never send money to a woman listed in any kind of internet dating or matchmaking agency, if she asks for it. I think it will be a good idea to use the service of this agency. Please read the whole topic about dating scams) (*) I use on purpose the words 'the person', because most of these 'scammers' are men pretending to be Russian woman and who are using stolen photo's from professional models or women from real agencies. , more specific I can say for 99.5% (according to reliable sources).
One of my favorite quoted expression is: "By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." (Benjamin Franklin - 1706-1790) But there are also many variants, that are 'close' to swindle practices, but not (yet) labeled as real illegal organizations.
These are organizations that will use methods to keep you as long as possible as a paid customer, or those who ask far too much money for their services.
Ask specific questions and check if you receive answers on these questions In case you are using an Agency with email forwarding or other mail-services, and your correspondent is not responding on your specific personal questions, this could be a sign of being suspicious.
Another important thing is to confirm with her if your (original) letters indeed are reaching her.
Do not use any free dating site where women can contact you first. Any person can signup here complete anonymous (use any free email address and fake personal information).