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"scam" "scams" "dating" "dating scams" "ukraine dating" "alinaspas"
"" "anastasiadate" ""
"ukrainianbrides" "" "ukrainebridesagency"

This girl scammed me: Alina
Profiles shows she lives in Volnyansk and Zaporozhye

Websites: (ID: 1567127)
Google search "AlinaSpas Dating" to get the big picture.

This girl convinced me to visit her in the Ukraine, once we met she told me she was very serious about me and so did the marriage angency manager. I sent her money for English lesson, however when I asked her to tell me the name of the college both she and the agency ignored my emails.

I have contacted and explained to the above websites about her but they told me they are not interested ? This tells me everything, what a fool I was.


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  • Uk
      24th of Sep, 2011
    +2 Votes

    Thanks for posting this complaint, I had my eye on a few girls on this site but thank god I googled their details and found this. I would never have believed they would leave this girl on their site to scam her next victim, I can tell you after reading this I won't be the next fool, thanks again and sorry for your troubles.

  • Uk
      13th of May, 2012
    -1 Votes

    I own and my intention is to have a 100% genuine site. I see this complaint above about the lady Spasskaya1. This man Richard claims he has written to me about this lady and I ignored him. I have never received any emails questioning this lady's integrity, in fact not a single man has complained to me about this lady. The complaints must be directed at one or two of the other sites listed, but definitely not my site

  • Uk
      21st of May, 2012
    -1 Votes

    I am not spamming on this blog. One of your correspondents, Richard mentioned my site when mentioning a lady that he said is a scammer. I do not know Richard and he has not used my site. I object to my site being mentioned without the right of redress.
    I am happy for Richard to contact me.

  • An
      24th of Mar, 2013
    -3 Votes

    Thank you for your feedback. At AnastasiaDate we take all complaints very seriously. If you are a current or prior customer, please contact us as we are here to help.

    It’s not by chance that AnastasiaDate has become the world's leading Russian-American Introduction Agency. For over fifteen years AnastasiaDate’s constant commitment to honesty, integrity and hard work on behalf of her members has allowed the industry to raise its standards. The history of AnastasiaDate has been one of providing clients with genuine, valuable service in the face of other less scrupulous Russian dating agencies whose iniquity tarnishes the reputation of all.

    AnastasiaDate is the first and only agency to tackle the issues of internet dating fraud and anti-scam head-on. There are other Russian singles and mail order brides agencies that conduct honest business. However, in the online introductions industry simple honesty isn’t enough to make a real difference to the consumer with regards to dating fraud. Industry professionals must be proactive and fight scam directly, and here's why:

    No agency is an island, and no mail order bride agency can operate independently. All major agencies depend on networks of dozens, (or in the case of AnastasiaDate over a thousand) smaller dating agencies to register ladies (Russian women and Ukraine women), perform services for members, and fight scam. Whenever a consumer deals with any given Russian or Ukraine brides agency they should keep in mind that their agency depends on numerous other affiliated agencies for scam and internet fraud protection.

    If other Russian ladies’ agencies are less scrupulous (scammers), or if a particular Russian or Ukraine woman is disingenuous, the client suffers regardless of the integrity of their home mail order brides agency. Following this, a particular agency simply "being honest" is not enough to protect consumers. What is required is vigilance supported by forceful action against scam. Such attention is the pillar of AnastasiaDate scam and anti-scam operation.

    AnastasiaDate scam and anti-scam unit has spent over a million dollars implementing an industry-wide business system designed to ferret out less than honest agencies suspected of internet dating scams while helping upright and trustworthy agencies prosper. Creating this comprehensive anti-scam watchdog system to protect and serve our members is a Herculean task as well as a significant financial investment. But AnastasiaDate’s scam and anti-scam operation firmly believes that the long term survival of our industry depends on stepping up to enforce discipline against dating fraud on the industry level. At the heart of the AnastasiaDate’s scam and anti-scam unit’s success is the protection she provides her members by establishing and asserting an ethical standard on the numerous Eastern European affiliate partners she deals with.

    Internet Dating Fraud Protection
    No other company has come close to investing the energy, time and resources necessary to create a system that obliges participating agencies to operate by strict U.S. business standards and the International Marriage Broker Regulation Act of 2005 (IMBRA). Anastasia is the only Russian dating company in the industry to even attempt a consumer protection campaign of this magnitude to combat internet dating fraud and scam.

    Anastasia scam and anti-scam unit is the only agency that maintains a full time anti-scam staff specifically devoted to checking correspondence for fraudulent activity and reacting to reports of suspicious correspondence and internet dating fraud.
    All single Russian women who register on Anastasia are personally contacted by Anastasia scam and anti-scam staff to verify their identity and contact information, and to confirm that (1) the Russian or Ukrainian woman exists, (2) she knows and understands that she is a part of Anastasia’s system and (3) she is interested in finding an American or European husband and (4) understands the terms of her participation.
    No other Russian dating agency comprehensively validates the identity of each and every woman on their site. Every other mail order bride agency in this industry, including Anastasia’s major competitors, rely on local agencies to establish their ladies' identities.
    When issues of possible fraudulent or inappropriate activity arise on her web site, Anastasia scam and anti-scam unit launches a quick and thorough investigation, documents all findings concerning possible internet dating fraud, takes appropriate action and reports to her members.
    In all cases where improper or dishonest behavior is found, Anastasia scam and anti-scam unit removes the Russian or Ukraine lady from her system, fines the lady’s agency and issues a refund to her member.
    Second or third offenses by an internet dating agency are fined more severely.
    A fourth offense results in the mail order brides agency being permanently removed from Anastasia’s system.
    The evolution of the international dating industry bears significant relevance to today’s situation. The industry was founded by dozens of small, family owned agencies helping Western men meet Russian girls and Ukraine girls via postal mail correspondence. In those days, the small agencies in Eastern Europe existed by selling addresses of their local ladies to Western owned agencies who then sold them to their clients. With the advent of email correspondence sites, these Russian ladies' addresses (the bread and butter of the small local agencies) became worthless almost overnight. The days of agencies simply selling the same information again and again became passé.

    Subsequently, in order to survive, small Russian dating agencies are required to contact ladies to ensure that they are reading and responding to their email. Essentially they must now actually work for their living instead of selling static data on Russian women over and over. The transition to electronic marketing and correspondence has opened new opportunities for growth but also exposes avenues for potential corruption. So from the beginning Anastasia’s attitude toward small agencies has been simple: Anyone who tries to scam our clients is scamming us. We will react to this with great consequence to those proven guilty.

    Most Russian dating agencies see this scenario as a positive change and an opportunity to professionalize and grow. There are numerous participating agencies that flourish within this system and open additional offices in multiple cities. These are the agencies for single Russian women that Anastasia supports, and we applaud the great strides and progress they have made.

    An Educated Consumer
    Correspondence with a potential Russian bride is a very valuable and potent tool. However it’s but the first in a series of steps towards a face to face meeting with a possible partner. All the advanced technology Anastasia employs on behalf of her members - correspondence, phone calls, video chat, etc…are preludes to the ultimate litmus test one must take in order to find a Russian or Ukraine woman as a mate. Ultimately, one must go there oneself in order to determine if any one of several Russian women they have connected with are suitable partners.

    You must meet your would be Russian bride face to face and spend time with them in person in order to determine suitability to include them in your life, and for them to decide to include you in theirs.

    The standard procedure for both Western men and Russian mail order brides when beginning correspondence is to list a brief description of themselves on a Russian dating website. Included is usually a personable, general introductory letter wherein they describe themselves and their life in modest detail together with what they are looking for in a mate. Men send copies of their introductory letters to many Russian women, and Russian girls send theirs to numerous men. Once both people have a better idea of who they are dealing with they decide to begin personal correspondence. At this stage more pertinent questions are asked of potential partners once the field narrows.

    This procedure has been standard for everyone since the international dating industry began, whether the correspondence is by snail-mail or email.

    Russian and Ukraine women’s agencies that perform match-making services in addition to simply providing introductions are considered more proactive about the process. These agencies take the further step of searching through databases for their clients and sending introductory letters to perspective matches who meet members criteria.

    Anastasia’s email forwarding system links men in America and around the world with Russian and Ukrainian girls who are represented by over 1000 local internet dating agencies.

    Local Russian and Ukraine women’s agencies join Anastasia’s network on a separate Russian language website where they list ladies from their own sites. Some agencies perform matchmaking services for their ladies by looking through our database of men and forwarding a lady's introductory letter to them through Anastasia. This is considered a proper and wholly ethical matchmaking service performed for the ladies and men on Anastasia’s system. Anastasia and the International Marriage Brokers Regulatory Act (IMBRA) do not consider this practice to be internet dating fraud or a dating scam. However, should an agency write further letters "on behalf" of the lady, after the Introductory Letter, this is certainly objectionable to which Anastasia will take action.

    Consumers are sometimes under the mistaken impression that if a Russian or Ukraine girl’s photo and profile is on an agency's website means the agency vouches for the woman, for her character and trustworthiness. This is simply not true. No company can vouch for the character of any man or woman using their services, and no self respecting agency in the business, including Anastasia, will make that declaration.

    The only measures a forthright agency can take is exactly what Anastasia does; keep a vigilant eye out and aggressively react to inappropriate behavior and possible internet dating scam scenarios when they come to her attention. The response of any professional organization should invariably be to investigate all reports, come to a clear determination of the facts, document the findings in detail, and if there is a problem, resolve it. In the case of a misunderstanding a reputable Russian dating agency will make the facts clear. If fraud is found, they should refund a member’s fees and insure that the perpetrators are removed from their system.

    This is precisely Anastasia’s approach. She does it every single day and strongly urges her members to immediately report anything that seems suspect in their correspondence. Anastasia will immediately look into the issue, speak with all parties involved and take appropriate action to protect her members best interests

    It’s impossible for any Russian dating agency to anticipate and prevent all instances of internet dating fraud or web scam. However, Anastasia has made significant progress by screening and monitoring both it’s Russian dating affiliates and ladies who register on her site. As a result, Anastasia has been successful to a large degree in sorting out undesirables and possible scammers from this industry.

    To put the scale of the problem in perspective, Anastasia has approximately 400, 000 pieces of email moving through our system every week with from 20-30 complaints about suspicious activity that may involve internet dating fraud. About half of those cases turn out to be misunderstandings or situations where gentlemen have unrealistic expectations from the system.

    Running an email-based correspondence system such as Anastasia’s is a highly complex task. This is why Anastasia’s is the only company that has been able to be effective and deliver for her members time and again.

    Please contact us via LiveSupport if you are a member or visit us at:

    Thank you,

    AnastasiaDate Customer Service

  • Je
      11th of Jul, 2013
    +2 Votes

    Here is my story:

  • Sp
      12th of Jul, 2013
    +2 Votes

    The girls on Anastasia are paid to go on dates. I been to Ukraine many times and it's common knowledge on the streets there . I have went on many dates using there service and all the ladies always write back saying how interested they are than when you meet they have no intent on going anywhere with you let alone a second date .There down right batches to tell you the truth .Ukraine women are not interested in American men unless there ugly as ### .

  • Ho
      6th of Jan, 2014
    +2 Votes

    It is obvious that this is a scam site if you look closely. Once you are on the site chat messages are abound. All they want is for you to spend money. On chat video photos etc. I was getting messages at midnight GMT so it was 2am in Ukraine they should be in bed. So I think it was from the USA. The messages were quick but the girls were supposed to be limited English. Find another site. Try Charming Brides. That is genuine

  • Dj
      17th of Jun, 2014
    +1 Votes

    I agree too anastasia is a scam site! I am member there for one year.

  • Ka
      4th of Aug, 2014
    +2 Votes

    It's funny when u try to get info on the lades of antasiadate that info is dotted begs question if the lady goes off site to talk .Well lady be fired.Be talking to one girl on site and sent info to to her through the letter system and info was cut out of letter any suggestions

  • Ba
      30th of Mar, 2015
    +2 Votes

    When the girl says she sees dots in chat that is your signal to drop her and run as they are lying and it is not the program or software. Been able to get email to some girls and even to skype then they still want to use the site chat so they throw you for a loop and you back to square one. Another trick is you do a phone call or even flowers maybe you get one email to you then its back to site chat where they make money and they don't want to use skype or free chat as they claim they don't have available

    So my advice if you want is to forget those tours and chat with the sites as at the end you will not meet real girls but only fakes and professional daters out to eat and drink on your dime and spend lots of money for not even a kiss. Went to Odessa in December and luckily met a foreigner living and studying in Odessa. With his guidance I had the best time as he took me to the clubs there and introduced me and met real girls on my 10 day stay in Odessa. If anyone is interested email me and I will pass on his name and number there so you can get the real local flavor there and enjoy without getting ripped off.

    Helping Bros Club !!!

    [email protected]

  • Dj
      30th of Mar, 2015
    +1 Votes

    Yeahhhh ... nice bro i agree with you 100% !! Anastasia Date is a Scam site for shure!! A few days a go i sent a love note to some woman there and i dint get any letter from this fake profile woman on Anastasia.. i ask in live suport chat box one of this liers to explain to me why when i sent a love note to this woman the next day this profile vanish? And the only think they say to me this woman is not belong any more to site... hahahaha what a scam liers...they think i am idiot.. Anastasia i am very sad about this but your a LIER SCAMMER DATE SITE!!

  • Ja
      28th of Mar, 2016
    0 Votes

    I want to tell you my story. It happened to me half of the year ago. That time I used AnastasiaScam already for 1 year. I talked only to one girl there and i felt in love. I thought she too. I never did such big mistake. One day i decided to meet her. I was preparing for it for the whole month. I bought many gifts. Finally, when I came she met me in airport with interpreter. I knew that she dont know any English but never thought that a date with interpreter could be so awfull. I can`t say that it was a date. By the way, interpreter was a man. So I will name it "Friendly beer drinking". Interpreter had drunken so much so the 60% or a bill was only his drinks and dishes. I didn`t say anything about it because i thought that the next day we will meet without him. I thought that she brang him only for be sure that i`m not a maniac etc. I was wrong. The next day we met and i wanted to go shopping with her. She brought him again. When he asked me to buy a bag for him also- I was shoked. I refused. Finally we came to another restaraunt. She started to tell me something like that: "How could you, why didn`t you bought it to him? He`s from poor family etc." Poor family? I payed him 30 dollars per hour. He can buy this bag after two hours working. WTF? One interesting thing. I bought her a red dress. I asked her to wear it the next day we meet. She didn`t. I remembered that i paid cash when i bought it. After that date (BTW that time interpreter was with us again) i went to that shop and realized that that dress appeared again. As I understand she returned it after our date and took cash back. I asked cashier about it and he confirmed it. I was confused. She was so cute and friendly... My heart was broken. Next day i declined her proposition about one more date. I think that she shared money with interpreter also. I dont know about money back from restaraunts but i will be not surprised if it`s also true. After a 3 months break i started to use dating services again. Yes, foolish man, but it was very interesting for me. I tried this one: . I already met one girl from this site. SHe was also friendly and interesting but didn`t suck money from my wallet. I hope so. I met her already for 2 times and the maximum bill we have was $150 . I dont think that it is too much for the whole night date in few restaraunts. She brought an interpreter only for first time. I almost cried when she brought me a gift for our date. I was so pleased you cant imagine. Hope next time i come she will agree with my proposal for wedding. GL for me :D

  • Sc
      20th of Aug, 2017
    0 Votes

    I totally agree that Anastasia Date / Asian Date / AmoLatina Date / Arabian Date / African Date / Russian Brides, etc are all scams. (all of these are all run by the same parent company, Anastasia International)

    I had the same experience, I got written by many women I received over 10, 000 emails, many of them said that they wanted to correspond with me off-site, but beware, that is just one more arrow in their quiver to get you to buy credits and schedule “Call me ” sessions so that “You can get their personal contact information”… yeah right. I have been through this 5 or 6 times. Either the women refuse to give you their contact information on the call, or even if they you do get it… they won’t answer your calls or write you offsite.

    However the good news is that FINALLY there is a lawyer that is willing to file a CLASS ACTION Lawsuit on a contingency basis against these [censor] that run these companies, and hit them where it hurts. So there would be no out of pocket cost to you.

    Please contact Joe Rickards write to [email protected] and put “Lawsuit” in the subject line if you are interested in joining the Class Action Lawsuit. Joe’s Lawyer says that he needs about 100 clients to file this Class Action Lawsuit, so we need to get every single guy that has ever been scammed by any of the Anastasia International companies to JOIN.


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