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It's just that those perpetrating the scams are highly visible and do a LOT of volume.
In addition to addressing Russian dating scams, let me also mention "non-scams"...
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If you found my site by Googling something like "Russian dating scams", this is the one page you must read, learn, and live!!! It also constitutes 90% of the advice I'm going to give if you seek my advice about a specific scam situation.
The same set of photos is often used under many names, or the same name can be used with different photos.
To those outside Russia/Ukraine it might appear that Russian dating scams are EVERYWHERE!
"She" may not even be a woman, could be using stolen pictures, posting them on an online profile, and entering into a fake email dialog, and eventually will try to con her victims into wiring her cash for some urgent need, or for her travel expenses to come see you.