If some other details match as well, there is larger chance that your lady is involved somehow after all. Is there anything else in her behavior that you feel uneasy about?
Start verifying your ladys information and biographical info, if possible. If nothing else matches your ladys information, if you checked her identity and she really exists, and there are no other troubling signs in your ladys behavior, then I would recommend continuing your correspondence, but being very observant about her behavior, in case it will start becoming more troubling in the future.
The good thing about the Translation Scams is that they are also very easy to detect with due diligence checks.
back to FAQs Step 1: you open any search engine page (Google, Yahoo, etc) and in the search field type in her name, click Search and see what happen.
The scammers employ English-speaking interpreters to impersonate both the lady and the translation company.
Step 3: if nothing helps, manually go to 5 or 6 and look through reports and photos posted there. In fact, I would estimate that over 70% of scammers ARE NOT reported online, because people who got scammed often do not know that black lists exist, or how to use them.
Maybe you will find her picture posted online somewhere under a different name. Some victims have such a limited computer knowledge, that a thought of navigating a forum or anti-scam site seems intimidating to them.
There are several things that you need to take into consideration: It is possible, that there are more than one person with certain first and last name in a given city, country, etc.
It is very possible that there could be 16 different Natalias Petrovas living in one town!