Based upon previous inquiries, the Embassy has created a list of Frequently-Asked-Questions (FAQs) with answers. Clink on the questions below to be taken to the answer. We have posted many times and written many articles about not sending money to women. The General Investigation Department of the Main Office of Home Affairs of Sverdlovskaya Oblast has accomplished and passed on to the court the criminal case against two residents of Ekaterinburg committing fraud in the Internet. That K1 or Russian visa is good for 3 months, and if you marry she does not have to leave at all. I would like to bring my foreign friend to the United States to visit and s/he says I must wire money for a ticket, but I don't want to send it directly. Please give me any information you have that may help. A tourist visa costs about 0.00 or so and is normally good for at least 3 months if not longer. If this is something that is possible I would like to employ your company to help.
The United States Embassy in Moscow is receiving increasing numbers of complaints from American citizens who have been lured into online relationships via false internet profiles. In one case, a man was sentenced to 5 years in jail for defrauding hundreds of men for more than 0,000.After a short correspondence a fiance invited one of the girls he had liked to visit him.A woman swindler wrote to a fiance on behalf of the girl saying she was penniless and couldnt afford the trip. Once an applicant submits their application, they are immediately scheduled for an appointment to appear for an interview within the following 10 days (or within 21 days during peak travel seasons). For information on how to apply for a visa, please visit 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. non-immigrant visa, applicants are not required to show cash or proof of insurance for travel.Valery Gorelykh, press-manager of the Main Office of Home Affairs of Sverdlovskaya Oblast, reported to the Intefax Agency that two residents of Ekaterinburg, an unmarried couple, put on the Internet site Russian Girls stealing a number of photos of girls who supposedly were looking for foreign husbands from other sites.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: