Practices of PPL dating sites listing Ukrainian women are no secret: you must pay for every letter, chat, or minute of communication, much alike phone sex services advertised on the last pages of male magazines.But wait, there is more: you can also send gifts and flowers, and the agency will help you organize your visit to meet your dream bride.) into the search panel and you will find hundreds of current job listings, advertising vacancies for “models” and female “translators”, mostly in Ukraine.
But, this was all unbeknown to Dolago as he searched for Yulia.
He ended up homeless, with his bank account frozen, living in a train station in the small Ukrainian town of Chernivtsi.
He was discovered by charity workers and sent to a hospital where he was treated for pneumonia. The AP reports that Yulia, a doctor, heard what had happened to Dolago and paid him a visit.
Yesterday RIA Novosti reported a strange love story involving online dating which led to an American man being left homeless and stranded in the Ukraine.
According to the news agency, 53-year-old Cary Dolago, who was a write-in candidate to be Governor of Arizona last year, traveled to the Ukraine in May to meet a woman named Yulia who he had met on the Internet.
It is also reported that he traveled to Europe to pursue research on an independent engineering project, which he had funded by selling his house, car and motorcycle.
However, in new developments reported by the AP, Dolago had been scammed in his online correspondence with Yulia. The AP managed to track the woman down and she admitted to no knowledge of Dolago.
He then told Ukrainian television that he was still looking for Yulia, though admitted she may not be able to recognize him because he normally wears an enormous Russian hat. She says that he thought they were getting married.
also known as pay per letter dating (PPL) is a big business in the former Soviet Union republic, with thousands of Ukrainian women spending nights chatting with foreign men online.