The common phrase used by scammers is "Your acts tell more than your words".
Those are DEFINITE red flags, and if your situation develops like this, forget about this "woman".
The innocent person usually does not know anything about the real situation, and also may not know the scammer well (i.e. The scammer may give -50 to the receiver for her troubles, saying that the money came from his business partner or a relative.Here are the typical situations that may develop with slight variations.Let's start from the more prominent cases and finish with the subtle ones. ) You posted your profile to a personals site, you did not look for a Russian woman, just a mate.The possible reasons for the money transfer can vary, from payment for email or buying ticket to visit You, to renting apartments for your future visit or paying for urgent operation for "her child".Usually you will be asked to transfer some amount via Western Union - the organization that provides cash transfers to any country in the world and money can be picked up immediately.
You will bet your finger that the letter is genuine, but it may turn out to be not.