But if this and all our other information is not enough for you to feel yourself 'well prepared' and certain then you always can decide to provide yourself with more information, tools or services.
Ask specific questions and check if you receive answers on these questions In case you are using an Agency with email forwarding or other mail-services, and your correspondent is not responding on your specific personal questions, this could be a sign of being suspicious.
Another important thing is to confirm with her if your (original) letters indeed are reaching her.
For the woman it's important to see that the man who is writing to her is serious about finding a new partner.
To be very serious in your intentions and to be very open to her, gives you a response which you can analyze as reliable or not.
or those that insist in a aggressive way to buy products or services from them which you never need.
And you, blind of love, thinking about that beautiful young woman, are an easy potential victim for them.
For example, some web sites have over 20.000 profiles, however this is not a reason to find any scam inside this Agency, it only gives you an impression how many profiles you can find on the 'entire' web.
So, the chance is present, but if you prepare yourself in a proper way, the risk of being scammed can be reduced to almost zero.
Try to find out if her letters to you are very personal and don't look like standard generated letters.