I did that, met a few, had a girlfriend from Germany for about a year, but I also received a couple interests from Russian women (which turned out to be scams). The final of the story was dramatic and hit pages of newspapers all over the world. Click here A short while ago I found the black list, shown here.
They intrigued me enough to make me wonder if I should look outside our country, Russia in particular..."In May 2001 Terry, an Australian man scammed by a gang of Internet con-artists, sent his story to Russian Bride Cyber Guide's Black List. Now radio and TV-stations are eager to talk to Terry but he is not keen to give interviews. No need saying that scammers can reach pretty much anybody, who is looking for a life partner online.
When I started writing Ask a Guy, I had no idea that it would take off like it has.
Investigators say there could be more victims that have not been identified.
The fraud utilized the infamous "visa and airfare" scheme: Mc Coy and his wife Anna were posing as Russian women seeking marriage and a non-existing Russian marriage agency that would provide women with visas and tickets.
(Click here for earlier reports on this scam.) Don't move any further until you read The Complete, No-Nonsense ANTI-SCAM GUIDE For Internet Dating.
Too many men were caught up in a scam and lost great deal of money - want to be one of them?
Now that use of open source has become widespread, you can often get as good answers from other, more experienced users as from hackers.