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Name: Svetlana Howralewa
Other Comments: Hi my new friend
Im glad to see that you have decided to reply,I see it is very short letter.
It is all right because you are astonished to get my letter.
I want you to know that I have only good intentions and I have not any secrets.
The thing is that I will work in your country for three months or so and
I would like to meet a nice man to fall in love or just be closest friends.
I don't want to live in Russia because I have not any chances here,
it is hardly possible to explain from first time but I want you to know my
I will work in any shop, bar or restaurant the agency that i am going through
will suggest me some locations.
It will be my choice in the end as to what option to go for.
So I will have a simple work till I improve my English. And I can choose any
town of your area,agency will only help me to get a visa and all travel
documents + some suggested placed to work in.
My best friend last year met the man from the USA when she worked there for
three months, too.
She had two jobs. From morning till 4 pm she worked in amusement park and after
it she worked as a waitress in some bar till midnight.
She was very tired of course but made very good money there.
It is special programm for young people who wants to work abroad and I think it
is the right way for me ,
I am lost here,and I think that I look pretty enough to find a better place .I
want to repeat the same way,it is
only my chance to meet a nice man.I want to work in USA or in Europe or any
nice country. I am full of plans and different dreams and I want to share my
life with good man because I'm also full of love and tenderness,I know that
I am not so beautiful like Hollywood Princess but I do hope to meet my Prince
I am sure he will be not be disappoined to meet me in the real life! This is why
I am going to go through the same way.
Well,I will close this letter and I do hope to get your reply.
I will leave russia in two weeks or so (I can't tell you everything exactly
right now) and I would like tobe sure that I have the man who waits for me
there. I will work all day and I want to find a man to spend all free time
together to get to know each other better.if you have any interest to meet me I
will be more than happy to meet you too.
I will tell you all details about me and my life if you like my pictures and
want to meet me! please send picture of you too!!!
I write to you with my new mailbox firstname.lastname@example.org, please write
letters now only on this mailbox.
I will wait your next letter.
Kiss you , Svetlana (this is my name)!
> Sent the picture
> i am here sitting in the internet caffe. Found your email and
> decided to write. I am 25 y.o.girl.
> I have a if you want. No need to reply here as
> this is not may email. Write me at email@example.com
Same story to me here:
Born: 15th August 1977. living in Moscow
Same IP-adress 126.96.36.199.
He/she got my e-mail adress from a datingprofile. The scammer has an ipadress originating from the Netherlands. Scamming is illegal in Holland so i think a phone-call to the Dutch authorities can get something started. ;-)
Jeroen Nieuwenbroek, Working for a Dutch ISP - Abuse dept.
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anonymous from United States, anon from Netherlands, et al
everything I posted on the previous page of this thread is accurate.
most Russian scammers get your emails using an email extractor. They will then spam hundreds of addresses, often using the Bat! spam software for example, in the hope that a few hundred will take the bait and reply. They don't read your replies partly because they are too busy spamming potential vics and don't have the time, partly because being uneducated petty criminals, they can't speak or read English. If you write to them in Russian though they will often reply in Russian in their 'scammer' persona. (I've had a few letters from scammers out of disguise)
They will, however, read your mails after they have sent you the money letter to see if you've taken the bait, but only then.
Their main sales trick is to make things as easy as possible for the vic to get scammed, 'just sent $700 and a sexy lonely Russian girl will fall willingly into your lap'. Unfortunately, most guys get blinded by the pics or their libidos and don't check up the actual costs of the trip. To travel to the USA, a Russian girl would need upwards of $2500 to cover her expenses, tickets etc. all of which she would need before she is granted a visa.
And as someone who has travelled to Russia twice in the last 12 months and sponsored 2 Russian girls to visit me in Stockholm, I know how damn laborious and expensive the Russian visa process really is, in both directions.
On the other hand, if you're actually interested in a real Russian girl, there are plenty of them out there, and cute too. You just have to sort the wheat from the chaff, but expect to splash out a bit of money anyway. My Russian fiancé has her residency interview on October 3rd,
anonymous from United States
A curious question - USSR used to be written CCCP in Cyrillic. At that time the Russia used to be abbreiviated in English to RFSR (or something like that with 2 R's)
If you have seen a Russian external Passport, issued after the collapse of USSR, what are the English, Cyrillic abbreivation on the Passport? RFSR, PCCP ? Anyone?
anonymous from Canada
Well heres my Ekaterina. Got he same letters but different pics and when it got to the money part, I wrote back a very nasty letter telling them that i knew this was a scam.
Hello ekaterina Or Irina orTatia or Marguerita or what ever you are called to-day Shit hole or tutoff or go fuck yourself.
Did you realy think I would fall for this kind of crap. Your letters and pics are all over the internet I was wondering when you son a of bitch would get to the money part. A email add: with no retracable ip number !!!!! your a lot less intelligent than you thought you were.
Goodbye you Scam Fucker
C/C Interpole Paris, London England, Canadian embassy St- Petersburg, Russia
skammer ekaterine rozhentsova
Believe it or not I got another letter this morning telling me how much she was in love with me Do they realy read our letters !!!!!
Also received a letter from a different girl, this time with the name Regina.
First 2 Pics Ekaterine 3rd and fourth pics Regina
Thanks for the info guys
anonymous from Canada
sorry guys inverse the names first two pics is Regina 3rd end 4th Ekaterin