At this point she will set the victim up as her knight in shining armor, the only one who can help her.She might just need money to pay her bills but will probably want desperately to come and visit him in his Western nation.The period from first contact to first cash request could be a few days or a few months but regardless how long you've "known" the person, a request for money is a scam.
But rest assured, once you send that money that is the last you will hear from her.
Choose a reputable dating service or agency in order to avoid being scammed this way.
You come across a profile of a young, attractive woman on an online dating site or maybe she contacts you.
This is likely to be a scan of a fake or fabricated visa.
Just when you think everything is going smoothly, there is a last minute problem and they will request you to urgently send them some money, without which it will be impossible for them to make their trip.