I would like to know whether this person I have met is for real, but all I have is his/her name and photo. She states this would cost nearly 00 plus airfare. I have read that it's almost impossible to get a tourist visa for a young Ukrainian woman. The embassy has information on foreign citizens only if a person has actually applied for services from the U. She states that she has obtained information that she would be able to come on a tourist visa but would only be able to stay for a week. In addition, applicants are NOT required to have a ticket prior to the visa interview.
Most of these scammers are actually men who are paying women a minimal fee to sit and pose for pictures and pick up the money at an office of a money transfer agency. I would like to know whether this person I have met is for real, but all I have is his/her name and photo. Arrest made in Russian women scam We would like to pass this along to demonstrate, yet again, why you should never send money. Please read below: Ekaterinburg, March 2nd, Interfax-Ural.The following article was taken from the web site of the United States Embassy in Moscow. Do not send ,000.00 over there, either she is getting scrammed or she is trying to scam you.It deals with Internet dating fraud and reinforces what we have been advising our clients of for years. For more information about the Russian internet scams, please view the Department of State's Public Announcement on these scams at: Embassy cannot verify the identity of this individual, because Russia has strict laws protecting the distribution of information about Russian citizens. If you would like to verify whether someone has received a visa, you may contact us at [email protected] I've heard there are blacklists of known Internet dating scammers. If the decision is positive, the visa is sent to the applicant within 72 hours through Pony Express. John I have a friend that lives in Mariupol we met in Ukraine last year and she would like to come to the US to visit but we aren't sure we want to do it on a fiance visa. Can you tell me whether this visa is genuine or if this individual has applied for a visa? At the appointment at the Embassy, the applicant is interviewed by an American Consular officer and is immediately told whether he or she is eligible for the visa.