There is also a small scam source in Kazan, but it's really small.Not to be confused with all those thousands of profiles that say they are from "Kazan"!!
While MONIKER was its first registrar, now it is moved to Moniker Online Services LLC.
They are actually from Mari El, but just saying they are from Kazan.
Another source is in Lugansk and Donetsk (in spite of the war going over there, believe it or not! In most cases you can tell that the girl is a scammer just by looking at her profile. Most scammy profiles start with words "I the sociable girl", "I the cheerful girl", or whatever, with "am" omitted.
But to start each and every profile with the same cliche, and with the same grammar mistake is really dumb! But overall, while dealing with Russian scam, I come to the conclusion that scammers are not very smart people. If that happens, half of Mari El starts using and re-using it, like this one for example: "The main thing about me is probably that I am a purposeful person and always reach my goal and that I am always ready top work hard for it.
That's why probably they cannot make it out of poverty in their own country, and stick to scams: the only thing they are good at. You don't even have to check IPs, emails and photos, really! At the same time I am a very soft person and dreamy....