The picture in the profile was just the bait used by Russian scammers.
In fact, they're someone you could see yourself spending the rest of your life with.
A decent person with a good job or business in search of a good, honest partner to settle down with.
Below is the sad story of the victim of a super-scammer: a highly advanced Russian scammer who duped this man out of $3,625 and broke his heart. On 7 April 2006 I received an email from a lady named Sofiya through an internet dating site. We then started exchanging emails and photos and I was fooled by her emotional and warm words.
Following are the actual letters sent by another Russian scammer to another unsuspecting victim in the United States who was scammed out of $1,200. She talked about how important it is to have trust and that she prefers to view the world as having more good people than bad and that she could not wait until she lives with me in Australia to be "happy forever".
A romance scam is a confidence trick involving feigned romantic intentions towards a victim, gaining their affection, and then using that goodwill to commit fraud.