If some other details match as well, there is larger chance that your lady is involved somehow after all. Is there anything else in her behavior that you feel uneasy about?Start verifying your ladys information and biographical info, if possible. If nothing else matches your ladys information, if you checked her identity and she really exists, and there are no other troubling signs in your ladys behavior, then I would recommend continuing your correspondence, but being very observant about her behavior, in case it will start becoming more troubling in the future.The good thing about the Translation Scams is that they are also very easy to detect with due diligence checks.
She may have nothing to do with a scammer who just happened to have the same first and last name.
Check whether the pictures and other biographical information match as well.
And even if the person is confirmed to be real, you are anything but safe from a scam.
Many real people use their real information to scam people online.
Step 3: if nothing helps, manually go to 5 or 6 and look through reports and photos posted there. In fact, I would estimate that over 70% of scammers ARE NOT reported online, because people who got scammed often do not know that black lists exist, or how to use them.
Maybe you will find her picture posted online somewhere under a different name. Some victims have such a limited computer knowledge, that a thought of navigating a forum or anti-scam site seems intimidating to them.
If any matches are provided, you can read through them carefully to see if it is a true match or just a coincidence.
Step 2: perform the same search using her email address, then her home address.
The Translation Scams, on the other hand, are pretty specific to Ukraine alone.
This type of scam is based on the same idea - a young lady is looking for a soul mate abroad.
So, the fact that you do not see a person on a black list in no way means that this person is "real" or honest.