Email dating tips for men

22 Apr

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.

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.

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.

Sometimes, they will even cite certain immigration requirements to sound more convincing.

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.