The pictures you were sent were most likely phony lifted from other websites.
The profiles were fake as well, carefully crafted to match your interests.
Millions of Americans visit online dating websites every year hoping to find a companion or even a soulmate.
Seeking Arrangement has banned 60,000 profiles in the last 10 months, or about 220 a day.
Here's what they've found are the ingredients in the typical scam profile.
You would be wasting your time, and maybe even getting attached to that person, making plans, just to discover later that she is a scammer. Most of the Russian scam generates from the same source: Mari El.
There is also a small scam source in Kazan, but it's really small.
Our Russia- and Ukraine-based dating website is the best place where beautiful and single women from Eastern Europe are looking for serious relationship with gentlemen.
At our dating website all Russian women are real because they join personally and write messages by themselves.Not to be confused with all those thousands of profiles that say they are from "Kazan"!!They are actually from Mari El, but just saying they are from Kazan. Of course you can just wait and see if she asks you for money.But you probably don't want to get to the point when she actually starts asking for money, right? So, here it goes: Russian scam is fairly easy to detect by IP address.Don't ask me why they are putting this in their profiles!!! Or maybe they use some absolutely weird translator that translates the phrase like that?