There are different things that motivate each of these people.
It’s most commonly a need to be liked, hide who they really are because of confidence issue and sometimes it’s because of greed because they want your money but, in all cases, the catfish is lying about who they are.
Joining the best dating sites will definitely help you to end your search.
This is one of the easiest scams to catch but, so many people fall for it each year because it plays into their emotions.
A typical Russian bride scam plays out where you are contacted by a women (it can be a man too) who is looking for an American mate to marry and settle down with.
However, make sure you choose a trustworthy and authentic dating website.
Select the site that is clear, easy to use and provides better navigation.
Once they reappear, they tell you that they’ve been in a horrible accident and that they need money for medical expenses, etc.