He got some ads of Russian women, and I could tell pretty easy it was all scam.Can I share my opinion with you, speaking from a point of view of a Russian woman....
All old stories (more than a few months old) are compiled together as alphabetical archive, and now include photos of women-scammers and links to related articles.
Forward them the letter with money request and the story of how you have been scammed.
(Sometimes aliases POSTMASTER and ABUSE can be disabled and in the return letter you will be given a different email address or a link to the website to file your complaint.
We have created our own flock of scammers right here in America.
Many American men (including myself) will complain that women have heads like cash registers but they never think that we are the ones that created this.