"Scam" agencies usually do not have a website or host it with one of free services providers.
Look for services that provide women's postal addresses and phone numbers in addition to email addresses, and you will be in better of even if they appear to be more expensive. The interest in career making depends mostly upon the woman's past.
Looking for vacancies in Russian newspapers you will notice that 90% of the ads appeal only to male candidates.
The bad news is: it will come over soon after you beautiful Russian wife is here.First months after leaving Russia I looked like a model from a magazine picture, now my usual clothes are jeans and a T-shirt.Skirts and mini-skirts are still popular among many Russian ladies, showing their best.Foreigners admit that Russians dress very neat and stylish.It's much more convenient, less time consuming, and I look exactly the same as all women around.
In Russia I would never step away from home without proper make-up, now I don't touch my cosmetics bag for weeks.
The aim of such "agencies" is to receive money from men for addresses and corresponding with "ladies".
Usually such "agencies" do not give real women's addresses, all letters are sent to the agency itself or using its email forwarding service.
They dress differently; Russian women rarely get overweight with time, and the most noticeable difference - the expression of their faces. It's difficult to explain; if you are in Russia one day, you will see for yourself.
The old proverb says: intelligence of a girl depends on her current hairstyle and dress. You will meet very beautiful women all over the world, Russian women just make special efforts to look their best.
The position of society towards such marriages is obviously negative both in Russia and in the West.