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Cheating on me already I got the very same email from Mariya on the very same day. Here it is:

Hello! I want to start out this E-Mail to You by saying Thank You for
answered on My
Message and selecting Me from yahoopersonals, I hope You remember it...
How I spoke earlier, My old E-Mail address ( has
I the Beginner with the Internet and it Scares Me. It Really Scares
Me. For this Reason, I have Asked You in the First Message (You Are
Also For this Reason I have put not My picture and not my Real Name.
I have So Much that I would Like to share With You, but I Must be Sure
that You are
Who you Say are.
It Scares Me because I have No Way of Knowing if You are Truly the
Incredible, Sensitive, Intelligent, Warm, Caring, Angel of Compassion
You seem to be and Who I searched! I think that Time will be
Show it to Us. You write More about Yourself now and Send more Photos,
But with the Small Size..
I am typing this E-Mail to You I am thinking of You and about Our
future. I am looking
Very Forward to Go Further in getting to know You better
and also to possibly get together and take You out to Dinner and to a
Movie of Your Choosing if that is what You would like to do on Our
Bert, I do want to ask You an Important Question and that is,
How do You feel about getting to know and Dating an Young Lady such
as Myself
who is more Younger than You are?
Me Myself has No Preference of Age, As I always say that Age is just a
Now Bert, I would like to tell You a little bit about Myself as I am a
Young Female Lady of 26 Years Old and My Height is 5 ft 5 and My
Weight is
110 pounds and I have never been Married and no kids. I accessible and
very lonely.
I was born on March 21 (Astrological Sign is Aries) 1981 in village
called Sergach. I have lived here all my life! My real name Mariya.
Some of My
Interests are Movies, Music, Plays, Concerts, Travel, Puzzles of all
Cooking, Dancing.
Well Bert, I have to close this Loving E-Mail to You for now and I am
Hoping that this E-Mail finds You Feeling Well and I
will be Very Much Looking Very Forward to Hearing From You
Very Soon.

Sincerely Mariya.
P.S. More Questions!
Do you like your work?
Do you like to travel.
And you have any sports in the life now?

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2007-10-27, 19:32:07   (updated: 2007-10-27, 19:35:13)
anonymous from United States  
Hello Darrell,
it's so nice to hear from u, i do attend a Christian catholic church, what about u?
I will really appreciate it if u could answer my question below.....
What do you do for a living?
What do you seek for in a relationship?
What are the basic qualities you seek for in a lady?
What sort of relationship you seek for?
What interests you?
You ever been married?
Got kids?
What do you do for fun?
Do you like public intimacy?
How long have you been single?
What\'s being single like?
Do you know I\'m single and 28years old?
How do you treat your lady?
Why do you need a lady?
Can you love this lady?
What is love to you?
Would you hit your lady for any reasons?
I\'ll hopefully want to know what your consent is about these questions,I want to get to know you and meet you, byeeeeeee

Look out for this one
Goes by the name of DORI WINNIE

found her on yahoo personals
here IP starts out in nigeria
Here is the Header

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I`m about to have fun ,,
here`s a pic for it too

More of here 1st contact

On 10/27/2007 06:27 am CDT, Doraa wrote:

i just went through ur profile and i found it captivating, i will really love to get to know u better maybe we can get along, so kindly ,mail me on /p/r/e/t/t/y/ _/ d/o/r/a/ 2/1/at/ y/a/h/o/o/./c/o/m/,so we can get to talk better, i will be patiently waiting to hear from u,byee

2007-11-22, 05:22:16
anonymous from United States  
contacted by 'dora Winnie' aka 'pretty_dora21'. Her contact, the one who picks up the money as she has no identification, is: Oludare Banjoko, 5 Craig Street, Somolu, Lagos, Nigeria. Also more pics.

2007-11-22, 05:24:42
anonymous from United States  
more pics of 'dora Winnie' aka 'pretty_dora21'

2007-11-22, 05:26:20
anonymous from United States  
and yet another pics of 'dora Winnie' aka 'pretty_dora21'

2007-11-22, 14:17:00
anonymous from Canada  
Hello all,

First I want to thank this site for being here. I recommend all who are entertaining searching for a partner outside of there own country to check here first.

This beatiful little creature above also goes by the name of Anastasia Shitova. A more appropriate name would be Anastasia Bullshitova. She sent me an email to which I replied asking the question, how she got my personal email ? She claimed to have bought it from a dating agency in her town but did not know how they got it. She said she assumed I provided it to them. I was suspicious. I warned her I was aware of dating scams from Russian to see how she would respond. She replied with an email pleading, this was not the case with her. She was very convincing but not quite good enough to quel my suspicions. I was unable in the two following emails to uncover support for my suspicions. Luckily I stumbled upon this site, ironicly looking for information on her city, Kirov.

My advice gentlemen, proceed with the belief they are all scammers and, charge them with the responsibility of proving otherwise.

Good luck.
2007-11-22, 14:30:04
Eddie from Sweden  
LMAO anonymous from Canada ....good advice.

Welcome to any newcomers who find this thread, for Christ's sake READ THIS!
...and save yourself a lot of grief/homework


The vast majority of Russian dating scammers are actually men, mostly working in small gangs in or around Yoshkar Ola, in Mari El republic, sometimes in Chuvashia. It's virtually guaranteed that the girls in these scam pics aren't involved because the scammers steal their pics from the internet or pay unsuspecting friends for them, or buy and exchange them on scammer websites. (Once a scammer even admitted to me that he stole all his pics from and ).

Most scammers are VERY lazy and looking for quick cash. They use email extractor programs to get your mail addresses (if you don't have a profile on a dating site, that is), and copied form mails and spam programs on automatic reply, very often the BAT!, which can personalize small parts of each letter. They mostly won't read your letters until after the money letter because they don't have time, ie because they're scamming, or trying to scam, as many guys as they can (economies of scale).....and also because they're semi-literate losers who can't speak much English anyway. IN OTHER WORDS, you can write any crap in your replies and they won't react, they're only interested when they're curious to know if you've taken the bait after the money letter. A girl is only involved either occasionally to phone a guy up, especially if he's suspicious, or to pick up the loot at Western Union, with a false ID of course!

More recently, the majority of Russian scammers have started using proxy servers or forged IPs to hide their locations so ALL YOU REALLY NEED TO DO IS TRACE THEIR IP ADDRESS!

If, by any chance, you don't believe any of this, please read: http://www.cheboksa..mers.html

So....if several or more of the following scam signs apply to your Boris (the beautiful Russian 'girl' that is supposedly writing to you), resist the temptation to help 'the poor girl' by sending her money. You're really writing to a sleazy Russian guy sitting in a smoky room in Yoshkar Ola, with a bunch of other sleazy guys spamming indiscriminately on laptops .

# 'girl' writes to you first on a dating site...especially a free one (or an email appears out of nowhere in your mailbox). Real Russian girls are rarely so bold as to write to you first. (unless you're obviously very attractive or rich :))) They will often reply to your mails, but rarely take the initiative. It's the man who does the chasing in Russia. Plus, if they're looking for a partner, they generally prefer him to be Russian speaking and live in Russia. Much more convenient!
# doesn't answer direct questions (sometimes factual mistakes in the letter). Her replies should be exactly that...replies...however short they are.
# girl's much too young for you (or too good to be true/looks like a model/porno star)....although I have noticed a recent tendency for some scammers to use photos of slightly 'less attractive' girls as well.
# girl has some far-fetched excuses for you not visiting her in Russia (criminal city, not the Russian custom, terrorism, it's her dream to come to your country, etc). ALL BULLSHIT!! Actually, the normal way to meet a Russian girl is to visit her in her city first. Russian TV is full of documentaries about Russian girls who have emigrated and got murdered, abandoned, etcetc. They should usually want to meet you first before they gallivant off to your country.
# scammers rarely have children, but most of the real Russian women I've ever met on the internet did (except for Moscow career girls). It's often the reason that they're looking for a partner.
# photos are too revealing (can't be a respectable girl). Respectability is very important to most Russian women (especially Moscow career girls). They're hardly likely to send a half-naked photo to a virtual stranger on the internet. Think about it!
# most of the pics are old and a little bit faded with a curiously grainy quality that soon becomes quite easy to recognise (overuse?). Again a scammer admitted to me that low-quality photos are a key factor in his scamming. I found this curious because a serious Russian girl who's looking for a partner very often saves up and goes to a professional to have a studio set done (often corny ones posing with a chair etc), and/or borrows a digicam at least (dates should also be on the photos you receive). My fiancée did it. Russian girls aren't all that poor anymore, and if they seriously want to leave Russia, they know that posting cheap pics will only attract cheap guys.
# GIRL CLAIMS NOT TO HAVE A MOBILE PHONE. Very unlikely!!! fer f***'s you know a single girl without a mobile phone? Even poor Russian girls can't do without one, they're much cheaper than in Europe and a Megafon telephone card doesn't cost that much either. You should be able to call her whenever you want. On the other hand, not having a landline or a desktop/laptop is very common.
# very long rambling/ecstatic form letters with a strange format, punctation and layout written in scamlish. (world's worst Babelfish translation)
# writes long letters everyday in English. How does she have time to write those long letters if she's working? And if she doesn't have a job, how can she afford a computer + internet connection? Even Internet cafés are relatively expensive in Russia. Anyway, most Russians outside Moscow can hardly speak a word of English. (What's the point of finding a girl you can't communicate with, at least on a basic level?) PLUS.. if she can't speak English, why does she have a non-cyrillic email account like gmail or yahoo? Most real Russians use, or hotmail and yahoo are acceptable if she'll chat with you on messenger (preferably with a webcam).
# falls in 'love' very quickly. Don't let your ego, kind heart, loneliness or lust pull the wool over your eyes. She doesn't really know you. You could be an axe murderer for all she knows. As I mentioned, Russian TV is full of documentaries about Russian girls who have emigrated and got murdered, abandoned, etcetc.
# uses a proxy server to hide his/her location, ie a SOCKS server / GPRS Internet. if you can't trace 'her' IP, it's 100% scam.
THE FIRST THING YOU SHOULD DO IS TRACE HER IP ADDRESS. In fact, it's the only thing you need to do really.

MOST IMPORTANT...if you get this far:
# she asks for money for a tourist 'visa' and/or maybe tickets, ignoring the fact that IT'S VIRTUALLY IMPOSSIBLE FOR A SINGLE, POOR RUSSIAN GIRL TO GET A TOURIST VISA TO A WESTERN COUNTRY!
Most Russian girls outside Moscow and St Petersburg are quite poor, and immigration control would consider them an overstay risk. They would never let be let into your country without a healthy bank account.

She can get a SPONSORED visa with your help, but then she needs a personal letter of invitation from you, a copy of your passport, a proof of your residence in your home country, a completed sponsor's application form (also from you)....not including the documents that she has to fill in herself. She also needs a job in Russia, a letter from her employer and insurance. All of these documents she has to drop off at your national embassy in Moscow WITH PREPAID TICKETS and wait about 10 working days. These are the rules for the Schengen countries anyway...the USA and Canada are almost as, if not more, complicated. Anyway, a normal TOURIST visa + travel costs + hotel rooms would set her back 2000+ US dollars for a trip to the US. She should be asking you for a lot of money! Why should it be so easy for a gorgeous sexy Russian girl just to jump on a plane and fall into bed with you? Anyway, no respectable Russian girl would ask directly for money, but might accept some if you insisted. should check your national embassy website in Moscow for visa prices and procedures.

There are many variations on the scams, some quite slight. Some scammers claim to have a visa already and need money for tickets, a last-minute medical examination, etcetc. Some claim that their mother needs an operation, etcetc. A few more patient and professional scammers will take months before they hit you with the money letter (though if you follow my tips, you should be able to spot the scammers before then). There are even a few real girls scamming, and professional gold-diggers (mostly in the Ukraine). One or two of them are very bold, and not even afraid to use their true identities. These scammers are harder to spot, and there is no easy way to identify them, all you can do is use your instincts and common sense, and DO YOUR HOMEWORK!

and, of course, a ground rule is: DON'T SEND MONEY...unless you're 100% sure she's real.

Another ground rule: if you are looking for a Russian wife/partner, you must be prepared to travel to Russia to meet her. You also need to behave generously towards her; after all, you need to prove that you can support here (and her kids) if she migrates to your country. But if she turns out to be a professional gold-digger, which has never happened to me personally or anyone I know (but I know it does happen), you should try to be philosophical and treat it as an exotic trip to a foreign country, have fun anyway, and try not to waste too much money on her.

There are actually hundreds of perfectly nice Russian girls in Russia but you have to be prepared to go and get them. Chercher la femme. It certainly worked for me.
2008-02-17, 12:55:53
[hidden] from United Kingdom  
I have had a lot of correspendence with this lady, I have all those photos and more, thankfully I have not sent any money as I was very suspicious of her. She was operating with the email address, '' Also I spotted on on the website Connecting Singles where she was using the name Larissa1983. I reported her to this site as a scammer In addition a friend seen her on another website where she was known as 'aalexsandra 30' so she gets around this baby.
Thanks for your list it is excellent and I will recommend it to others
2008-08-29, 17:16:43
anonymous from Iran  
i received a letter with this name mariya too
2008-10-12, 13:59:49
anonymous from Senegal  
my name is Tina, I am very good girl,i feel great joy in my heart: when i saw your profile despite that i have not seen you in email ( so that I will send my picture to you. I will be waiting for your response,Yours ever Tina.
2008-10-14, 04:07:30
anonymous from Senegal
my name is Tina, I am very good girl,i feel great joy in my heart: when i saw your profile despite that i have not seen you in email ( so that I will send my picture to you. I will be waiting for your response,Yours ever Tina.
2008-10-14, 04:08:59
anonymous from Senegal
my name is Tina, I am very good girl,i feel great joy in my heart: when i saw your profile despite that i have not seen you in email ( so that I will send my picture to you. I will be waiting for your response,Yours ever Tina.
2009-10-21, 13:29:11
anonymous from United Kingdom  
Hi. I think this is another scammer, says shes 27 years old, pic looks older.
I was very glad when today have seen the letter from you.
Thank for that that you read my letter which I sent you on that site of acquaintances.
I waited for your letter and hoped that you to me write. Earlier I very seldom used the Internet and for the first time was registered on a site of acquaintances.
I live in Russia, in small, but very beautiful city under name Saransk. It approximately 640 kilometers, from capital of our country - the cities of Moscows. You know these cities? Person lives in our city approximately 295 thousand. I want to meet present the man which can give the girl love, caress and is warm. My English language not the most good but, I shall try to write to you so we bett could find out each other, and that at us all would be good. Now I want to write about myself: As you already know, me of 27 years. My growth approximately 170 sm. and weight of 56 kg. I live together with my mum, in an apartment. Unfortunately I have no daddy, he has left our family when to me there were 6 years. I already very badly remember him. I very much love the nature and in the free time I like to walk in park or in any other beautiful place. As to me to like to spend time in the company of my best and loved girlfriends.
And how you like to carry spend the free time? By the way together with mine the letter I send you my photo, I hope that it to like you.
What you would want to see the girl? I adore to listen to music, and I like its most various styles.
Now I shall finish the letter, but I shall be very glad, if I shall soon receive from you a new mail. Write to me, I shall wait very much.

2012-10-17, 23:45:32
anonymous from Ecuador  
Hi to you
My man should be the best of the best. I am looking for someone who is
strong-willed and has character. I have to feel myself comfortable and
safe with my sweetheart. I want to feel myself a real woman with him,
I want to love and to be loved
Mariya K
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