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.
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).
Do not think a Russian woman will fall in love with you after 2 weeks. Please, do yourself a big favor and read this whole Antiscam mini guide, it can save you from a lot of emotional damage and financial problems. There are so many single beautiful women and so many Dating Agencies. But this still means that it could be possible to come across one of the 0.5%.
Try to send copies of your original letters using postal mail or a fax machine at her office (if possible) and ask her if these letters are the same she received through the Dating Agency you are using.
I know examples that some Dating Agencies, with this kind of services, can create additional questions or add more text to your letters or even change your letters, just for the reason to keep you as long as possible as their customer.From a legal point of view they are no swindlers, but from my personal view they are. Just read everything of this topic, follow my advises, suggestions, remember my information, print it out or come back now and then, but visit also my recommended resources, including my recommendations to provide yourself with tools or services that are created by professionals.Now you probably ask yourself 'what can you do for me? Well that is very simple, I want to protect you for any kind of possible scam. , no, just for the simple reason I can't verify every step you make, but 'can I do this myself? 'Oh, you want to sell me something', certainly not in the first place, the information in our website could be sufficient for you, if you just use your common sense and normal knowledge of human character, keep both feet on ground and if you are not too credulous, then it's already a start.or those that insist in a aggressive way to buy products or services from them which you never need.And you, blind of love, thinking about that beautiful young woman, are an easy potential victim for them.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.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.These persons mostly don't answer your specific questions and don't give much personal information, but use general (predefined) text for their letters.This is at least a sign that you have to be careful.