This has caused a rise in Russian dating scams targeting men (and women) from the west, particularly the US.
On the contrary, the vast majority of are of honest and sincere intentions.
The typical Russian dating scam story starts with the victim receiving a response to his personal ad.
But most of the time the first contact is made by the scammer: this gives the scammer more control of the situation as well as the target.
The man almost certainly gets excited by the thought of an attractive young woman taking interest in him, and out the window goes his thinking process.
She asks to join or visit him in his country.
She does not have money for visa and/or air ticket.
What the guileless gentleman does not know is that he might not even be communicating with a woman.
Needless to say, he ends up losing his money, with a bruised ego to go with it.
Russian dating scams are not always perpetrated by Russians, however. He and his wife were both arrested and tried after defrauding his fellow citizens of thousands of dollars in a Russian bride scam.
Russian scam rings work in various ways. Another way is to use pictures of Russian models and posting a fake profile on a dating site.
So before moving on in your search for the perfect Russian girl; do know this, a Russian girl is more than likely NOT after you for your dollar value.
On the other hand, if you are jobless and without goals, a Russian girl would rather not pursue a lifetime relationship with you because they are diligent in their careers. So, you should feel free to check out the Russian dating sites, they will help you get on the right path to finding your perfect girl.
Following these simple helpful hints will help you gain success!
1. Whichever site you choose, you should create a profile. Also, you should put *In Detail*; what you are looking for in a mate.
2. Reason being, free dating sites are usually nothing but people looking for a hook-up or even worse, those dirty scammers.
3. Look into anti-scam sites and books that make you aware of the danger.
4. They will grant you access to thousands of Russian dating websites, filled with Russian women seeking their perfect mate.
Make sure to factor in the meeting location that would be suitable for both parties when the time comes to get to know any of the Russian women. To ensure that you don't get scammed, you should never put forth information to any of the girls or other members regarding your bank account.
If you are confronted by a Russian girl, asking you for money, or demanding that you pay for her passport and ticket, you will need to report her information to the website's operators and an anti-scam site. Nothing says more than the first impression. You don't want the Russian or Ukraine girl to think you have poor communication skills.
5. Last but not least, please be honest! Honesty and trust are the requirements for a solid lifetime relationship with the Russian girl of your dreams.