From a legal point of view they are no swindlers, but from my personal view they are. Just read everything of this topic, follow my advises, suggestions, remember my information, print it out or come back now and then, but visit also my recommended resources, including my recommendations to provide yourself with tools or services that are created by professionals.
Now you probably ask yourself 'what can you do for me? Well that is very simple, I want to protect you for any kind of possible scam. , no, just for the simple reason I can't verify every step you make, but 'can I do this myself? 'Oh, you want to sell me something', certainly not in the first place, the information in our website could be sufficient for you, if you just use your common sense and normal knowledge of human character, keep both feet on ground and if you are not too credulous, then it's already a start.
Ask specific questions and check if you receive answers on these questions In case you are using an Agency with email forwarding or other mail-services, and your correspondent is not responding on your specific personal questions, this could be a sign of being suspicious.
Another important thing is to confirm with her if your (original) letters indeed are reaching her.
or those that insist in a aggressive way to buy products or services from them which you never need.
Also try to find out if they are a member of the Anti Scam Program.
Better be sure than sorry, so don't leave right now, we are not finished yet.
And if you are satisfied with our contents, please spread the word, I always feel sad if I receive emails starting with 'I wished I had found your website sooner...' Here are some tips to start with, these tips are an extract of parts of the subjects described in this topic.
Important is to see how your mutual correspondence is developing, about what kind of subjects you both are talking.
But if the woman starts (in an early state) with questions concerning money, for any kind of reason, than you have to be careful and you have to analyze if these questions has anything to do with the situation you and your correspondent are aware of.