But if this and all our other information is not enough for you to feel yourself 'well prepared' and certain then you always can decide to provide yourself with more information, tools or services.
It's you who has to make the choices, but making the wrong choice can cost you a lot of money.
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.
One of my favorite quoted expression is: "By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." (Benjamin Franklin - 1706-1790) But there are also many variants, that are 'close' to swindle practices, but not (yet) labeled as real illegal organizations.
These are organizations that will use methods to keep you as long as possible as a paid customer, or those who ask far too much money for their services.
Try to find out if her letters to you are very personal and don't look like standard generated letters.
Persons who are just trying to get your money are using pre-defined letters, just because they don't have the time to write each person in a personal way.
Try to send copies of your original letters using postal mail or a fax machine at her office (if possible) and ask her if these letters are the same she received through the Dating Agency you are using.
I know examples that some Dating Agencies, with this kind of services, can create additional questions or add more text to your letters or even change your letters, just for the reason to keep you as long as possible as their customer.
Only use real, professional and verifiable agencies.
Check the agency If you visit the website of some Dating Agency, try to read all the information about this website before you start to browse through the ad's.
One of the most important thing is to try to get her on the phone now and then, in this way you can confirm your and her letters to each other.