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The period from first contact to first cash request could be a few days or a few months but regardless how long you've "known" the person, a request for money is a scam.
Scammers operate from countries with low per capita income and even if a scam takes months to pay out it is worthwhile for them, even for just a few hundred dollars.
Russian dating sites are very popular and while many men have met genuine, loving Russian women, unfortunately sometimes one encounters scammers as well.
There are many variations of online dating scams originating in Russia and Eastern Europe but they have in common a high emotional and financial cost to unsuspecting scam victims.
This is likely to be a scan of a fake or fabricated visa.
Just when you think everything is going smoothly, there is a last minute problem and they will request you to urgently send them some money, without which it will be impossible for them to make their trip.
They do not ask for money for a ticket or visa but instead send you a scanned visa as “proof”.She professes her love and gives instructions to send money through Western Union or Money Gram.This is a broad example of Russian online dating scams.Scammers use services like Western Union because it is all but impossible to track the recipient of the money which can be picked up anywhere in the world.A scammer could be a man or woman operating solo, posing as an attractive young lady, or part of an organized scamming operation.