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Name: Yana


Olha, Russia Lenina street 19, flat 7
near city of Irkutsk

Other Comments:
she now states that she is in the united states in St Petersburg and is now waiting for documents for working.


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2007-09-04, 13:05:12
'S' from United States  
The pic doesn't ring any bells.Who contacted who 1st? If 'she' is a scammer it doesn't matter where she claims to be,it's probably fake! Post a full header but edit out your info 1st and someone will tell you where it originates from.

For future reference the following is the important info to post first;

A photo {preferably labeled with the name and e-mail address.To avoid confusion}
Name {with surname if possible}

E-mail address {IMPORTANT}

Location {country,city,street}

Phone number {if given}

The first and money request letter,with full header.With that the IP can be seen and if an X-mailer {ie;THEBAT- For Russian scammers}is used.

The dating site the scammer contacted you on.

With that available people doing a google search will get answer's.
When posting 'her'/his photo, include in your message itself, any body-piercings, tattoos, moles, dimples, whatever strikes you.

2007-09-28, 14:49:06
anonymous from Mancetter, United Kingdom  
rating is a SCAMMER ...beware ... she use's the slowly slowly route and makes you think that she is genuine ... but all of a sudden, her cousin who she is supposed to be coming to UK to stay with flies of to CUBA of all places. Guess what? Cuba does not have Western Union or Money Gram so she needs a little help from YOU!
Some of her text is as follows:-

cousine as you know on Cuba, but at it the account of bank in your country now has a rest, at it the account of bank In England because she lives there and I think that you can accept money from bank in England. My dear I can write to you full my information but the information of the cousine I do not know. I can write to you a nameof the cousine it Galina Pechkina. Mine a full name and surname Yana Rusinowa my address city Saint
Peterburg street detskaya the house 28
apartment 16. I hope that it would not will prevent us that will meet, but I would want that you remembered that may take away my apartment for debts and because of it it necessary hurries up. My dear please if you want to help me that hurry because I do not want to lose an apartment. My dear I do not know what laws in your country but my cousine spoke me earlier what to send money to the account not difficultly and you easily can receive them. My dear you at all do not imagine to yourself as I shall be glad when we shall meet you also I would want that we have met you at the end of September.

2007-09-30, 07:29:06
anonymous from United Kingdom  
Just to add some feedback, is definately a scammer...she's currently trying to work me too! She does indeed appear to take the slow route, today I was just told (surprise surprise) her cousin is going to Cuba as per the other post. Not even mentioned money yet but guess that will be the next email depending on how I play it...I'm currently 'working' her back to see if I can get any useful info back out of her. more to come as and when...

2007-10-23, 18:56:41
anonymous from United Kingdom  
I have three more addies for this one

My information for Western Union.
name: Yana
surname: Rusinowa
post code: 360000
country: Russia
city: Saint-Petersburg
street: Lermontova 39
flat: 20

The details above are connected with a phishing group scam who use a bank transfer from a phished account claiming to be the sister which is then transferred to the victims account when the victim is asked to ' help ' with money sent for Yana's air fare.
Without a bank in setting up a holding account to get the details of the stolen phished account the scammers will keep looking since they have someone's personal details .

The one photo I posted is currantly on a scammy date site. It is the same girl or it's her mother .

Hi my dear $£$£!!!

I was glad receive your letter. Family of my girlfriend can't send
money for me, because they are invalid. They stay at home all time and
rarely go to street. They can send money from home to your account and don't need go any where for it.
And when you will have money on your account you will go to Western
Union office there and send money for me. I don't need in your money,
I need only a little help from you. I know, that it will some expenses
for sending money, but my girlfriend will pay for all.

Hello £$£$£
I need little help from you. My girlfriend can't send money for me from her home.
For her hard go to bank and send it to me, because she is invalid.
She can give it to you and you will send money to me. Please, help us.
I want arrive to your country soon. We find a way how we can do this.
She will send money to your account from her home. You will receive money and
go to Western Union or Money Gram office and send it to me. You can make new account,
if you don't trust me. I don't need in your money, understand me. I need only in little help.
I hope, you can try for me.

The scam idea is , it's not actually asking for money directly from a love interest but as a favor to ' the girlfriend ' who can't send the money herself for any number of made up reasons .

2007-11-22, 16:59:23
anonymous from United Kingdom  
Hey there all who may google one of this persons addresses as I did for confirmation, whoever the real person is, theres no doubt - its a scam, just got the standard first message via Friendster message - a word of advice to add - dont email back even once, if you do that email will probably be sold off to more spammers. Curiosity isnt worth it. Delete and report as spam, oh and post it here for others.

Message is below for reference, like its needed.

Date:     Wednesday, 14 November, 2007 2:12 AM
Subject:     Hello
Message:     I ask you do not delete my letter at once and to read it up to the end and only then to make a decision as to act with me.
Hello!!! My name is Yana!!! I very lonely girl and I am very tired from it. In this world at me did not remain almost anybody. Very soon I am going to come to England to my cousine. She is the unique native person who has remained with me. But I do not want to be same lonely in your country as I am lonely now in Russia. Why I am lonely? 3 weeks ago my mum has died. Except for her at me anybody is not present here, you see here I can not find friends at all. Why? I was born and have grown in a village, but have finished university in St. Petersburg and now I work here. But nobody wants to communicate with the simple girl from a village. People from the big cities are very haughty and only want to offend me. For this reason I have agreed to the invitation of my cousine and soon I go to them on a visit. I need to solve only a pair of problems. I hope, that before my trip to your country, I can find there even a pair of friends or even the person who will test to me gentle feelings. I hope, that for you it is possible to write to me even a pair of lines. My email: If you do not want to communicate with me I ask you to write to me about it because you very much like me. Bye. Yana.
2007-11-22, 20:18:49
OJAS from United States  
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2007-11-27, 16:52:11

Hiya , yes Yana is a scammer ,a very clever one ! .
she actually reads and answers your mail which is more than most do. the photo you have of the green dress is the last one i got before i found out she was a scammer.

I am from the north east UK , she sent me a letter saying she was needing to come stay with her cousin in England because her mother had just died.

2007-12-08, 20:54:50
anonymous,and,sneaky from United Kingdom  
Quote : dont email back even once, if you do that email will probably be sold off to more spammers. Curiosity isnt worth it. Delete and report as spam, oh and post it here for others.
Thats a good point with a phishing group like this .

After baiting two addresses using the same photos ,very slow scam btw ,this one is after air fare and the one below has got bank phished details . You can't go on the photos alone as they were bought on disk by the scammers and wiped clean of any Exif data that I can find but they are linked.I hope no one minds me posting

Tis from :
Hello again +++!!! How are you? At me all is fine. I only missed you slightly. I understand, that it is
difficult to believe in it, but I really dream of a meeting with you. I and itself do not understand as
you could take such big place in my life. I did not think, that only on correspondence it is possible so
strongly to get used to the person. Though we have got acquainted more recently, but it seems to me, that
I know you all my life. It is connected not by that I very well know you, and that I can trust you
completely. In my life was only pair persons to which I might trust completely (certainly if not to take
into account my parents). And now in my life dynes of persons to which I am not afraid to open my heart
have appeared some more. In the childhood I had girlfriend Ekaterina, but now we with her live in
different corners of Russia. SHE now works in Arkhangelsk in lawyer office, and I now work in St.
Petersburg as you remember. But we with her are still copied by letters. She already for a long time
married and have two daughters of twins. I am very glad for her, but to my regret we may not meet and
consequently I feel very lonely in spite of the fact that I have very good girlfriend. And what about
you? Whether you completely may trust me? Whether you want our meeting also strongly as I want it? There
may be you too have friends from your childhood? Whether you communicate with them now? I very much would
like to know answers to these questions.

Yesterday I looked very interesting film. It was ' Star dust '. It is a fine fairy tale. If you did not
look yet this film would recommend you to look this film. There may be someone will name me the child,
but I still very much like to look beautiful fairy tales and even like to look cartoon films. My liked
cartoon film ' Hey stop!!! '. I do not think, that you might look it because it is Russian cartoon film.
It is a cartoon film about that as the wolf chases a hare. I think, that you looked ' Tom and Jerry '.
Ours ' Hey stop!!! ' It is very similar to this cartoon film. I speak what nonsenses to you... Probably
it is completely not interesting for you... I hope, that you will not count me silly. I adult serious the
girl, with the features. Someone likes to look trillers or comedy, but I very much love fairy tales and
cartoon films. I have on this right? I shall wait for your letter. Yours Yana.

And From :
Hello my dear +++!!! I do not know how to begin to write to you this letter because I have some
problems. I only have received the letter from my cousine and at once am in a hurry to write the
letter to you. My dear, my cousine has written to me, that they may not send me money from Cuba
quickly. They wanted to send me money via Money Gram, but on Cuba there is no such service. They
only may send me the check, but it will go from Cuba not less than 2 weeks. I already wrote to you,
that I have only 1 week, differently I shall lose the house and then can not sell it any more. I do
not know that to me to do. My sister also might send money to the bank account, but money from
the English account to the Russian account will go not less than 3 weeks. For this reason I ask you
about the help. Dear +++, my cousine is ready to send money to your account and then you only
should send it to me. Whether you are ready to help me in it. I do not ask your money. You will give
only to me the information of your account and my cousine will send money there. As soon as she
will make it you only should receive this money and send it to me through Money Gram. If you agree
to help me already very soon I can arrive to you. My dear, I really very much believe you
differently I would not offer such output to my cousine. She it is perfect you does not
know, but it is ready to believe my words, that you never will deceive me. ++++, I really might
arrive to you not selling the house of my mum, but was brought up by the independent girl and do not
want to depend completely on you or from my cousine until then while I can not find work. I hope you
understand, that I should very much hurry up and consequently I ask you to answer me as soon as
possible. You know what feelings I have to you and I hope, that I was not mistaken having asked your
help. I hope for you. I hope, that you will not leave me a difficult minute. I shall wait for your
letter. Yours Yana.

2008-01-06, 11:44:25
[hidden] from United Kingdom  
Hello People thankks to you i just cutted my 'Relation' with Yana, i just have some different things like she didnt asked money or not yet, because she was selling the house of her mother. But i Would luike to talk with you they man that put that of yana or whoever it wants...
2008-01-11, 09:25:34
anonymous from United Kingdom  
I currently have her e-mailing me. It was obvious she was a scam from word go but I thought I might play along while I think of a way I can have her charged and convicted in Russia, any ideas who to report her to? Does the Russian police even remotely care?
2008-01-11, 14:17:11
[hidden] from United Kingdom  
First up a big thanks to Eddy and who have been at this game as long as I have been baiting , it's great to get feedback and save a few guys who google .

I think this scammer is more than one girl ,true sometimes the internet cafes in a few republics in Russia are habited by one girl or even more but this is not one girl folks. This is a Phisher / love scammer office ,with a lot of knowhow in computer tech. There are many such 'offices' in areas like Yoshkar-Ola

The subject is a big one which encompasses the Russians inability to create law and order,and In the new era of politics love scammer are low on the list of priorities in an emerging democracy .
All we can do is keep baiting .
The article below was translated to English and posted on the web .

There was a program on Russian TV, on the main Russian channel ORT
Below is the article about Yoshkar Ola scammers, found on the Russian internet.

The most popular joke on the recently held
in Yoshkar Ola comedy stage show. This year, the jokes about scammers are very popular. Students are drumming and singing about the boy who
loved money very much, and another boy marches across the scene
with a poster <I love Western Union>. The audience laughs hard,
everybody understands. Because for the Yoshkar Ola's students the
question 'what does scammer mean' is not an issue, everyone is
familiar with it, everyone knows what it means.

'Hello, my name Elena. I read about you in your profile. You are
very interesting to me. I want to get aquatinted with you. Write
me, I shall wait'. All customers of the English dating sites
periodically get such messages. And very soon any interested
American, Canadian, British or a citizen of any other country
learns that far away, in a Russian suburb lives Lena, who has dreamt about him all her life. Then our 'prince on the white horse' learns that it is love, and it was sent to him by God. And maybe (why not believe in destiny?) a gullible foreigner will send to a Russian princess a couple of thousand dollars on a ticket to be with him the rest of their lives together. In the end, he will learn that the girl 'Lena' is actually a 'fat Boris', but chances are, he will still hate the heartless Russian women.

You will not find any modern Russian dictionary giving the
explanation of the word 'scammer', except for maybe English-Russian
dictionary. In English, word 'scam' means fraud, but in Russian it
has a narrower meaning: the fraud on the Internet dating websites.
A scammer, respectively, is the same 'fat Boris' who pretends
to be a girl, starts an Internet romance, and then requests money.
The scamming in Russian has another, more colorful and patriotic
name: 'to take the riches'. Indeed, why not 'take the riches',
make them share their money. This even sounds like a fair deal, the
weak takes from strong, poor from rich. This should calm down the
conscience of scammers, as we were told, they don't sleep good.

From all types of online fraud, scamming stands out because it is
the easiest one to put on the conveyor. It is the real production
process, where everything is divided into stages. To minimize the
time and effort, the whole process has been systemized long time ago. In the early stages, thinking is not necessary, you simply need to work hard. Usually, scammer receives his first money after two months, this time frame should allow acquaintance, friendship, love and the desire to meet in person, unfortunately unrealistic. After establishing another faceless mailbox like <> or <> and registration on the dating sites, starts the most boring part for scammers - 'zakidka'. This is exactly what the above-mentioned comedy show meant by 'to do Ctrl-C, Ctrl-V'.

On the dating sites scammers start with looking for the suitable
candidates for scam. First, they select the country (usually USA),
then the region or state, and make sure they do not interfere with
the colleague, so they don't pick the same victims. The main
parameters: male; between the ages of 27 to 50 years; race - all,
except blacks (the scammers say that blacks will most likely take
you, instead of you taking them). All letters, including the first
introductory ones, are pre-written long time ago, and you don't
have to think about anything, just do: <Ctrl-C> (copy), <Ctrl-V>
(insert), and the letter are sent. 'After the overnight monotony
work doing <Ctrl-C>, <Ctrl-V>, you become totally dumb and tired' -
shares his story Andrei, who will soon have to do it for several
nights in a row, 'this is the most boring work, the most
interesting part comes later'.

But the truth is, the further it goes, more sad it gets. With
each new template and each new photo it involves you more and
more. After the fourth template half of the riches is gone: some
don't like the girl, some are not looking for anything serious, but
most are simply afraid to deal with Russia. At the end, the most
desperate and naive remain. Or maybe it is more pleasant to say
'stupid'? Stupid and rich - this way you don't feel a pity for
them. 'I simply don't get it, how can they meet somebody on the
Internet and except anything?', says Andrei, although he is
scamming for more than a year, he still doesn't understand this.
Those few foreigners who really want to find their love online, in
the approximately seventh letter learn that they have found it,
although they themselves are really the ones who have been found by
scammers. Scammers proclaim their love, and do it naturally and
fast (because their conveyor cannot wait). Next, depending on the
reaction, 'the girl' immediately or little bit later requests money
for a visa, tickets, or both. 'Sure, I am sorry for them', says
Andrei, but refuses to talk more on the subject.

'This month I earned 15 thousand rubles, and two months ago only
four' - Kolya believes that scamming is a real work, and for the
provincial student it is a large amount of money. His office pays
to scammers 20% from received money, in many other offices they pay
only 15%. 'We used to have a guy in our office, to whom one
American during three months sent more than twelve thousand
dollars'. According to Kolya, how much you earn, half depends on
the diligence and half on luck. But not everyone can force the
American lover to send more and more - you need a good fantasy. You
have to invent why his sweetheart cannot fly to him: she is being
robbed in the subway, her mother is sick, she is accused of hiding
taxes and put in prison, and he has to send money for a bail. 'Very popular is a story that she accidentally broke the expensive
antique vase in a museum and should pay back 3000$', laughs

Just like love, the desire to send more and more money have to be
develop. To begin with, a foreigner is asked to send only $300 for
visa. If he sends them, later it will be harder for him to reject
the idea that his princess will fly to him, but will be much easier
to send more money, because the barrier of mistrust has been broken
already. Next, the amount of $1,400 for a ticket. The development
of events is determined by a scammer's skills to brainwash. There
are many semi-legends which circulate among scammers, how someone
took one American for 40 thousand dollars in one month, that
another American robbed his own company to get the money, and a
really crazy one got heavily in debt, got fired from work,
refinanced his house and sold his kidney for the non-existent
sweetheart. Indeed some people still have faith in 'the humble
Russian girl Lena', which turns into obsession, and they are ready
to go bankrupt for her: this is a big luck for scammers and they live off it.

Who is this fatal girl? The whole point is that this girl does not
exist, she is created by the joint efforts of a scammer and a victim who sets the direction. While similarities do exist: she is usually between 25 and 30 years old, beautiful and smart, looking for a serious relationship. Men from Russia don't suit her because they are rude and drink too much. She believes in God and loves the most popular movies and music, uses a dating site for the first time, and always uses the Internet cafes. 'It is very important that the girl looks natural, so they believe in it. Not a supermodel, but good-looking', explains Kolya. Almost all
photos are stolen from the Internet, so the real girls are
completely unaware that they indirectly help deceive foreigners. The site has a big collection of Russian women gathered from cheated men from all over the world, the so-called 'black list'. Sometimes there might be very unexpected picture. The real girl Elvira accidentally discovered her photographs and personal data there: 'one friend of mine wanted to prove me how much scamming is developed in Russia, and entered my data, turned out that I was on all scamlists for a long time'. Most photos are simply stolen by scammers from the girls' personal pages and blogs, and if you check, the 'black lists' are also full with pictures of Alsu, Valeria and many other Russian celebrities.

According to the old-time scammers there are almost 300 offices in
Yoshkar Ola (other estimates give the number of 500). Each office
has five working scammers, and there are also girls who pick up
money. Of course, there is no statistics, and the situation is
estimated by eye, but if it is true, every 100th resident of
Yoshkar Ola is a scammer. And if we take into account that almost
all scammers are students, and usually guys rather than girls, the
typical scammer is easy recognizable. In Yoshkar Ola, the capital of Mari El and concurrently 'the capital of Russian scammers', all
scammers recognize each other. 'Yes, it is true, our city is the
capital of scammers', with some pride says Andrei, he recently got
a transfer of $1,000, and is in a good mood today, 'other cities
has some scammers too, but we have more. There are so many
scammers in our city that is almost a legitimate business.'

'I will rent my apartment to scammers', says the elderly lady Olga
Mihailovna, housewife, 'they are nice guys and always pay good rent'. 'In the office where I used to work, if we earned 20,000 dollars per month, the owners would pay us bonus, but some offices may earn 30,000 dollars or more per month' says Andrei. Good office earns about 15,000 dollars per month. Accordingly, the annual income of an office is about 200,000 dollars. And if it is true that Yoshkar Ola has 300 offices the annual income of Yoshkar Ola is sixty million dollars.

Nevertheless, scamming never became the official national business of
Yoshkar Ola. The authorities recently closed several offices: they
turned off the lights in the entire house, and when scammers got
out to see what's going on (they need electricity to work!), cops
broke into the apartments, arrested everybody and sealed the
apartments. After that, the city became quiet for some time. Sure,
during this period of time many foreigners wondered why their
'love' doesn't write to them. But just two weeks later everybody
returned back to their offices. There is enough work for both: scammers scamming, and law enforcement agencies catch them
red handed from time to time.
2008-01-11, 14:59:00   (updated: 2008-01-11, 15:04:21)
OJAS from United States  
Hidden UK - Thanks for your article, and independent corroboration of Eddie's translation. The Welcome thread has supplemental info for nailing scammers. Some posters in pursuit of scammers have given their contact info. Since pursuit requires a different strategy, if you are interested, their e-mails are in this thread. http://www.delphifa..2242.shtml You might develop strategies in confidential e-mails that won't alert scammers.

Eddie - déjà vu http://www.delphifa..?p=6#65923
2008-01-12, 11:52:56
[hidden] from United Kingdom  
Yep will do, thank's for the heads up .
2008-01-12, 17:58:45
Ben from United Kingdom  
CIAO ..have fun !!.

Another addy for the red bikini girl .

This image was also posted here:
Dating scammer Yana

2008-01-12, 18:00:48
Ben from United Kingdom

Another addy for the red bikini girl .

Hello my dear Bobby,

How your affairs? How health? I ask you always about this in the beginning of the letter because me very much
interests how pass your days without me?! Probably, sadly to come back in the empty house where you are not
waited by your beloved? Yes, Bobby? I perfectly understand it. To me also is sad to come back in an empty
apartment where me will not wait mine the beloved. Especially I began to notice it recently. I would like to
come back home, knowing, that there wait for me or on the contrary, that I shall come home and I shall wait
when to come back mine the beloved from work. And it would be remarkable, if he were you. I with pleasure
would make a supper for us, thus having created romantic conditions: fragrant candles, flowers, silent music,
all that will be pleasant to both of us.

Today, I have woken up not that has rung out my alarm clock as usually he does it, eh because to me became
cold. I at once have thought how it would be fine if now with me there was my man. I would nestle on him as a
small kitten and he will warm me, having captured warm and gentle embraces. Now, I would like to wake up near
to you, to make to us a breakfast, to see off you for work or together to leave the house for work, keeping
for a hand. It so is romantic also to me seems, that positive energy will be radiated from us when people will
look at us, happy. Yes, Bobby? I certainly understand, that between us very huge distance, but I do not trust,
that it cannot prevent to two sympathizing people. You agree with me in this, Bobby? With me still never was
so, that for so short time I could find a related soul, you...

Now, in the Internet-cafe, by radio romantic music plays. As it is a pity, that you are not present beside
with me... :( Sometimes, music casts such feelings from which it becomes very lonely. But now we together. And
I very much hope, as we of destiny will always be in the future beside with each other. But any more under
letters, as now, and in a reality, together with each other.

Ok, it is time to me to finish the letter to you. I hope shortly to receive from you the letter. I shall wait
for him with impatience. For me becomes exciting moment when I read your letter. I wish you good day and
cheerful mood. Take care. I embrace you, yours Veronika.

PS. Please send me new photos if they are available for you. Ok? It is very pleasant to me to look at you.
Today, I have decided to fulfil the promises and to send you a photo from which you will not be disappointed.
I hope, what all photo which are sent you by me, you store only for yourself?! I would not like, that my
photos were seen by someone else. Ok? Bye

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