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Name: Alena Gavrilova
Address: Russia, Ugorsk, Lapina 17
Other Comments: 'A registered nurse with a degree from Tumen Medicine Academy coming to the USA on a work visa with a Work & Travel program for Youth, just trying to find a friend and guide on the US side.' She will need money for her tickets, pocket money....
I'm so happy you started your trip and for the prospects of a beautiful future life.
Hopefully, you did your homework (in example, visiting the web site of the USA Consulate in Moscow) and will have no problems with travel, work and visa.
Just want to remind some brief pointers to assure everything is fine.
For working as a registered nurse in the USA you have to have a license and pass a revalidation test, there is no license correspondence between the USA and other countries and even among most states inside the USA. Do not expect to work as a registered nurse in the USA until you pass the exams and are licensed. I know this first hand as my sister in law teach nursing at a medical school.
Nursing is very well paid here as there is scarcity of, especially, registered nurses, is a strenuous job and many end marrying doctors :)
The first in the food chain are the orderlies, who do the cleaning and non professional work. They are paid very lowly. Then comes the nursing assistants, just paid a little bit better and a lot of dirty work. Then the registered nurses with a associate degree, considered para-professionals with better salaries, then the ones with a 4 or 5 year degree; these and those above, end in specialized and/or supervisory roles and are the ones well paid as they are not abundant.
Without a lined up job here, paid tickets (round trip), 3 thousand USD in the bank that you can access the chances of a HB-x Visa are almost none.
For a J2 Visa the chances are better, although is for 3 months. Still you need already paid for tickets (round trip) and 3,000 USD in a bank account you can access and an invitation letter.
If you have everything in place, you will come and I can bring to you my hospitality (and may be more, if there is chemistry and we get along well). Otherwise we will have to wait until your things are in order.
What's you cell phone number? Curiously, many people over there do not have a land line or a computer but almost everyone have a cell phone, at least those were my perceptions when over there.
Hoping everything is fine and sending you lots of kisses,
Hello from Moscow! I'm so happy I started my trip! Now I have more time to write you.
I settled down, I rent a small room and it's not that expensive.
Moscow is very nice city and the weather here is very good now. I
thought maybe I will feel myself here uncomfortable because I come
from a small city but I'm OK here. Moscow is very big city and there
are a lot of people here, anyway it's not as disturbing for me as I
I'm a little bit lonely here because I understand I will not meet my
family for a long time. I hope I will meet you soon and I will be not
so lonely and you will tell me about my country...
Now I can write you more information about my trip.
I will get a work visa for nurses so I will be able to work as a nurse
or if that's not possible as I told you I will work as a waitress.
I think it will be not easy to find a work as a cosmetologist and I've
heard it's more easy to find a job as a nurse, what do you think? I've
been told it's very well paid job.
I have a medical diploma and Higher education and I'm a registered
nurse. I have an experience to work as a nurse although last two years
I'd been working as a cosmetologist. I've been told if something will not
works out I will be able
to find another job as a waitress or something like this. I will be
able to stay over there during six months and then I can prolong my visa
or change my status.
I only didn't expect I will stay here for several days more because I
have to pass different English test and so on. I will be able to fly
to you only in few days. As soon as I have all correct info
about my flight I will inform you.
Please confirm your information again and write me
the name of your closest Airport (maybe international).
I'm afraid I can mix something up please confirm.
Also please confirm your phone number.
In my turn today I will learn everything about international calls and
calling cards and I will try to call you if you want. I've never made
international calls before.
I don't remember if I wrote you I don't smoke and never tried smoking
although smokers doesn't bother me.
I drink socially... maybe a little wine or something like that...
usually on big holidays.
I know how to take care about one's health and I'm healthy without any
diseases or disabilities.
Do you like to drink fresh juices? What is your favorite one? I like
pineapple juice, although I drink it now often because pineapples are
As for food I told you I like to cook. I like Italian food, I think
many people like it. I've been told maybe times I'm a good cooker!
What is your favorite food? I mean maybe Italian, Chineese?
I asked a girl on the street to take my picture in the center of
Moscow!! I'm sending it!!!
Plus today I'm sending more pics but they were taken not today!
One pic is me with my grandmother and grandfather (by my mother's
side) and two pics near our home in the garden.
Sorry my pics are not so good... I've never had a digital camera.
I'm so attracted to you and I can't wait till we meet each other and I
can touch you.. I can look into your eyes! I want to ask you many
I think you are very good man!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I imagine our first meeting often... how it will be??? I don't know!
But I'm sure it will be wonderful!!!
anonymous from Westminster, United States
Yes, this same story happened with me. and I believed it for a while, I believe she got as far as leaving in a few days and then nothing........ I did become suspicious after a while when I discovered she kept repeating herself about things.
anonymous from United States
Yeap. She is not even addressing the issues. I'm just having fun playing the game as do with other scamers. I have all the photos I already saw here,except those in bikini.
RW, US 2007-09-24, 08:17:59 has introduced for us
a Nursing Nadia, joining the cast of a 4000 pound Elena (my scammer), A 28 Anusses girl (Don't remember name), A 33 feet bust girl, a Murka pussy, and the galaxy to be continued ...
anonymous from United Kingdom
Hi guys, got the same photos myself, she's going under email@example.com right now. I almost believed her, but I was never going to send any money, far too cynical and suspicious for that! This image was also posted here: Dating scammer Olga Tomilina
Eddie from Sweden
anonymous from USA 2007-09-24, 08:17:59
Well, you certainly did your homework on work visas/work permits to the US. Good job! Sadly, the majority of guys don't.
I just wish the US INS wouldn't use such goddam jargon though..HB-x, J2 visas..etc...wot the f*** are those? Since this site is global, and not exclusively for American citizens, it would be very helpful if you explained. And the point of this site is to post info that will benefit the fight against scammers and/or help prevent innocent scam vics from losing their money....not everybody here is an F1 user of English or an American. But an American at least would benefit from your info if he knew what it meant.
As for 'addressing the issues'....these scammers are spamming hundreds of guys at the same time, using form mails and automatic programs like the BAT!, so even if they could understand the advanced English in your replies (most Russians can't speak much English on the whole, anyway), they just wouldn't have time to read them.
They're only interested in the guys who take the bait, not the clever ones who figure it out and reply with clever letters. They'll read your mails after they've sent the money letter, if they get that far....unless you write in Russian, that is.
One of the classic scam signals of these rather amateurish operations is that the scam mails don't answer direct questions, and that there's no correllation between the scammer's mails and your own.
OJAS from United States
I agree with your point that codes like F-1, K-2, etc., are hard enough even for Americans to understand, even American professors have filed for wrong ones ... several times.
To turn the tables, scammers themselves hurl a few of these jargon agressively at American victims and can expect a response in kind. Others ''educate'' their victims about wire transfer process using Western Union, which flower company to use etc.
I think it breaks down into two questions
1) What level of familiarity about a country does a scammer want to claim?
2) What level of a victim is he trying to bag?
2007-09-26, 15:53:37 (updated: )
[hidden] from United States
These pictures were also reported as the following identity:
The woman has changed her name and is now from Megion, Russia. Her name now is Nadezha Lalak (Nadia). I thought something was up when she asked for money. Once I visited this site my suspicions were confirmed. Now she is using the e-mail address Absolutely Flawless - firstname.lastname@example.org. I have some new photos for everyone to see. BEWARE
2007-10-03, 18:47:13 (updated: )
These pictures were also reported as the following identity:
I think our friend has caught on she has been found out, because i'm now getting a different picture hot Russian woman, but her grammer and story are the same as our friend. The picture of this woman has brown eyes and blond hair. But her story and grammer are the same as our friend. hmmmmmm! This woman is passing herself as Oskia.
[hidden] from Acton, United Kingdom
Hay you Guys,
Just wonted to say about the nude photos what someof you have put on here,
Look at them and look at them again,
Thay are FAKE,
You at the face then look at the background,
Your see that thay do not mach,
the background is more fuzzy, Face is Clear.