Sometimes the victim would initiate this contact by responding to the beautiful photo profile.
Still, for the most of the time the first contact is made by the scammer – thus, gives the scammer gets more control over the situation as well as the victim.
Most scammy profiles start with words "I the sociable girl", "I the cheerful girl", or whatever, with "am" omitted.), but those are usually easy to detect as they mostly use the modeling pictures, or just "too good to be true" type of pics.
There is also a small scam source in Kazan, but it's really small.
Most of these women are family-oriented and look for a happy family union.
If you are interesting in Lugansk dating, then the typical Ukrainian dating scam story starts with ‘the victim’ getting a response to his personal advertisement on-line.
Scammers get very inventive these days and there are plenty of ways to get the money from ‘victims’ faking family tragedies, English lessons, internet connection, paying the bills, etc. You also need to know that dating scams are not always carried out by Russians or Ukrainians.
This can also be Western groups taking advantage of their citizens.