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Based upon previous inquiries, the Embassy has created a list of Frequently-Asked-Questions (FAQs) with answers. I would like to know whether this person I have met is for real, but all I have is his/her name and photo.
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Complete and authoritative information on applying for a U. visa is available on the Department of State’s webpage on Visa Information for Temporary Visitors.
Embassy receives reports almost every day of fraud committed against U. citizens by Internet correspondents professing love and romantic interest. The internet dating scams include some common elements: Please keep in mind that, the U. Embassy in Moscow does not have the authorization to initiate investigations of these scams.
My foreign friend wants to come visit me but says that s/he must purchase insurance and have $300.00 in cash to show s/he can afford to travel. Can you recommend a travel agency to which I can send the money and have them buy the ticket? My foreign friend says that s/he must go to a tour agency and pay $500 for a visa application and visa, and that it will take 2 months. What is the procedure for Russians to get a tourist visa?
The individual I’m corresponding with says that s/he needs $1,000.00 to show for "pocket money" or the airline won’t let him/her board the plane. If I send the money to the Embassy, can you buy the ticket for him/her? I would like to know whether this person I have met is for real, but all I have is his/her name and photo. More information about "romance" and other Internet scams can be found at:
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. The embassy has information on foreign citizens only if a person has actually applied for services from the U. If the decision is positive, the visa is sent to the applicant within 72 hours through Pony Express.