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Name: Mariya Somova


Email: mashka26cheb@rambler.ru


Address:
Lomanosova St. 55-178
Cheboksary, Russia


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She sent me the money shot after 2 weeks!

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Hello my dearest! I really dream to meet you. I want come to
you, see your country, your city, meet your friends, learn more about
you and your lifestyle there. I'm very curious about that. As I told
for first trip you can't buy tickets. If you will send money, then you
will see what I will come to you. You should be sure. I have no reason
lie to you. Dear I really want to meet you and I hope it could happen!
As I told you in my previous letter, I can't afford my tickets and
needing in help with money from you. It would be great if you can send
1300 US dollars. You could use Western Union , for that you must go to
bank and ask about Western Union transfer system. Else you can find
their web site in Internet, and there find closest Western Union
branch. You must just come there fill the blank. You must write my
details, it's:
Country- Russia
City - Cheboksary
Address (not required) - Lomanosova St. 55-178
Name - Somova Mariya
After you give money and blank to operator, she/he make money transfer
and give you control number (10 digits). After that you write me
control number and give it to me. And I get money in any Western Union
branch of our city. All easy and fast. I hope that you can do it soon!
I really can't wait to see you! I got to go now! Kiss and hugs! Yours,
Mariya!


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2007-08-29, 19:33:38
anonymous from Canada  
hey guys I'm kinda new to this stuff, so I need to know about this girl.
We've been emailing each other for a couple weeks now, but right now I have red lights flashing in my head.
Here's the last letter she sent me.

Hello my dearest! I really dream to meet you. I want come to
you, see your country, your city, meet your friends, learn more about
you and your lifestyle there. I'm very curious about that. As I told
for first trip you can't buy tickets. If you will send money, then you
will see what I will come to you. You should be sure. I have no reason
lie to you. Dear I really want to meet you and I hope it could happen!
As I told you in my previous letter, I can't afford my tickets and
needing in help with money from you. It would be great if you can send
1300 US dollars. You could use Western Union , for that you must go to
bank and ask about Western Union transfer system. Else you can find
their web site in Internet, and there find closest Western Union
branch. You must just come there fill the blank. You must write my
details, it's:
Country- Russia
City - Cheboksary
Address (not required) - Lomanosova St. 55-178
Name - Somova Mariya
After you give money and blank to operator, she/he make money transfer
and give you control number (10 digits). After that you write me
control number and give it to me. And I get money in any Western Union
branch of our city. All easy and fast. I hope that you can do it soon!
I really can't wait to see you! I got to go now! Kiss and hugs! Yours,
Mariya!
here's a picture, If anyone has any info on this one please LMK!





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2007-08-30, 17:50:33
anonymous from Canada  
Here is the email again with the header.
I hope I can get more info on this girl
I wasn't too sure about the header part.
Her email is mashka26cheb@rambler.ru
Here is another pic of her, and I'll post 2 more after
met her on Lava Life she messaged me, then her profile just up and dissappeared.
I'm in contact with 3 others from Russia, but they have not asked for any money
or any thing yet.
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Hello my dearest! I really dream to meet you. I want come to
you, see your country, your city, meet your friends, learn more about
you and your lifestyle there. I'm very curious about that. As I told
for first trip you can't buy tickets. If you will send money, then you
will see what I will come to you. You should be sure. I have no reason
lie to you. Dear I really want to meet you and I hope it could happen!
As I told you in my previous letter, I can't afford my tickets and
needing in help with money from you. It would be great if you can send
1300 US dollars. You could use Western Union , for that you must go to
bank and ask about Western Union transfer system. Else you can find
their web site in Internet, and there find closest Western Union
branch. You must just come there fill the blank. You must write my
details, it's:
Country- Russia
City - Cheboksary
Address (not required) - Lomanosova St. 55-178
Name - Somova Mariya
After you give money and blank to operator, she/he make money transfer
and give you control number (10 digits). After that you write me
control number and give it to me. And I get money in any Western Union
branch of our city. All easy and fast. I hope that you can do it soon!
I really can't wait to see you! I got to go now! Kiss and hugs! Yours,
Mariya!







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2007-08-30, 17:53:39
anonymous from Canada  
pic#4


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2007-08-31, 18:32:41
anonymous from Canada  
I already posted the money letter from this one, and will do with the others as well!
Can someone check up on her IP address?
2007-09-01, 17:31:31
anonymous from Canada  
So then she is a scammer for sure then?!?!
Eddie from Sweden- I'm known as Ravage(13/001) on the net.
She was suppose to be writing from Cheboksary, Russia.
2007-09-02, 01:41:43   (updated: )
[hidden] from Canada  



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2007-09-02, 01:41:43   (updated: )
[hidden] from Canada  



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2007-09-02, 20:28:50
anonymous from Canada  
I was just reviewing my message from her on Lavalife, she also goes by the name of Masha Somova
2007-09-02, 21:15:02
Ravage from Canada  
I just recieved an other letter from Mariya




From : Mariya <mashka26cheb@rambler.ru>
Reply-To : Mariya <mashka26cheb@rambler.ru>
Sent : September 2, 2007 2:44:15 AM
To : 'Decepticon Ravage' <ravage001@hotmail.com>

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Hello dear XXXXX! I like read your letters very much. Now I will
answer your questions about Western Union and buying tickets. I think
that you have found not true information about Western Union. It is
the biggest money transfer company in the world. It is very safe
method to transfer money, and they have not more problems than other
companies. Besides that, it is the best way to you to send me money.
At my first travel to you I must by tickets myself in my city, it is
very important. I think that you are really good, interesting person. It is a big pleasure
to me to communicate with you. I like you very much and really want to
meet you in real life. The most compliment for me is not about my
beauty but about my character, sense of humor and about dishes which I
cook:) I think about you a lot. I hope we will meet soon. Love,
Mariya

So what is the REAL guideline for them to travel to another country if they were for real?
Is there a link for what requirements they need to meet?





2007-09-03, 15:35:54   (updated: 2007-09-03, 15:38:06)
Eddie from Sweden  
Ravage from Canada....scammers often remove their profiles from websites when they've made contact with enough guys.

she's using the Bat! spamming software, which although some internet cafés have it installed, is usually a sure scam sign.

'Her' IP address traces to:

inetnum: 212.92.139.192 - 212.92.139.255
netname: MTELESYS-NN3
descr: Mobile TeleSystems - NN
descr: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
country: RU
admin-c: GZ7-RIPE
tech-c: MS71-RIPE
mnt-by: AS8371-MNT
status: ASSIGNED PA
source: RIPE # Filtered

which looks like a genuine Russian internet provider actually (for once). She could be an amateur who hasn't learned how to hook up to proxy servers yet. And if she's supposed to be writing from Cheboksary, why is her IP in Nizhny Novgorod, quite a few hundred miles up the Volga River from Cheboksary towards Moscow? The regular internet provider in the Cheboksary area is Volga Telekom (which automatically raises suspicion anyway).

She's lying about Western Union. It's the scammers' favourite.

for future reference, here are a few Russian scam signs. If several or more of these fit your Boris, DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT SENDING MONEY!!! Offer to come and visit her in Cheboksary and see what she says. And ask to chat with her with a webcam or on the phone.

# '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 :). Plus if they're looking for a partner, they generally prefer him to be Russian speaking and live in Russia. Much more convenient!
# 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.
# girl has some far-fetched excuses for you not visiting her in Russia (criminal city, not the Russian custom, etc). Actually, the normal way to meet a Russian girl is to visit her in her city first!!!!
# scammers rarely have children, but all the real Russian women I've ever met on the internet did.
# photos are too revealing (can't be a respectable girl). Respectability is very important in Russia.
# most of the pics are old and a little bit faded with a curiously grainy quality that soon becomes easy to recognise (overuse?). A serious girl who's looking for a partner, would save up and go to a professional to have a photo set done, and/or borrow a digicam at least (dates should also be on the photos you receive). Russian girls aren't all that poor anymore.
# girl claims not to have a mobile phone. Very unlikely!!! fer f***'s sake.....do you know a single girl without a mobile phone? Why should it be any different in Russia? 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. On the other hand, not having a landline or a computer is quite common.
# very long rambling/ecstatic form letters with a strange format, punctation and layout written in scamlish. (world's worst Babelfish copy)
# writes everyday in English (how does she have time if she's working? + most Russians can hardly speak a word of English). Anyway, what's the point of finding a girl if you can't communicate with her, at least on a basic level?
# doesn't answer direct questions (sometimes factual mistakes in the letter)
# falls in 'love' very quickly. Don't let your ego or loneliness pull the wool over your eyes. You could be an axe murderer for all she knows.
# 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. If she uses gmail, be suspicious too cos you won't be able to trace the IP. Hotmail and yahoo are acceptable if she'll chat with you on messenger, otherwise why does she have a non-cyrillic email account?

MOST IMPORTANT...if you get this far:
# wants money for a 'visa' and/or maybe tickets, but IT'S VIRTUALLY IMPOSSIBLE FOR A SINGLE RUSSIAN GIRL TO GET A TOURIST VISA TO A WESTERN COUNTRY!
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. All of these she has to drop off at your national embassy in Moscow WITH PREPAID TICKETS and wait 10 working days. These are the rules for the EU anyway, but i would think the USA and Canada are almost as complicated. Anyway, a normal tourist visa + travel costs + hotel rooms would set her back 2000+ US dollars for a trip to North America from Cheboksary. She should be asking you for even more money! Why should it be so easy for a gorgeous sexy girl just to jump on a plane and fall into your bed?
NB...you should check your national embassy website in Moscow for visa prices and procedures.

There are a few scammers that are more patient and professional (NOT THIS ONE). There are even a few real girls scamming, and professional gold-diggers. One or two (mostly in the Ukraine) are not even afraid to use their true identities. These scammers are harder to spot.

But a ground rule is: if you are looking for a Russian wife, you must be prepared to travel to Russia to meet her. and if she turns out to be a professional gold-digger, which has never happened to me personally or anyone I know, 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.
2007-09-03, 18:03:18
OJAS from United States  
Ravage, or any Canadian friend,

Can you post from your Moscow Embassy Link, similar to this?

http://moscow.usemb..atingscam

I frequently see your compatriot-newbies posting at odd hours (for them, not for me!)

I like to have a handy link for them to get their homework started.

Thanks for helping me to help others. Merci
2007-09-03, 22:03:32
anonymous from Canada  
here's another Russia girl I talk to.
My sences went off around the third letter I recieved.
She has sent me at least 7 pictures, wearing the same clothes, but she told me they were taken on seperate occasions (i.e. On vacation,walking through the park with her mother etc.)

This is her 9th letter to me, she hasn't asked for money......yet!!

'S' can you check out her IP to see if it's on the black list, or is she for real?

Thanx!
Rav

Name: Natasha
E-Mail: fragilepetalrose@yahoo.com
City/Town: Sovetsk (in the Kirov area) Russia



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Hello My Fine .....
I again warm the heart your letter. How you? How are things going with
you? ..... than you were engaged today? To You has liked washing a
photo? I wish to talk what was in your life? I wish to talk to you
about the last relations. As you and with whom got acquainted and why
you to be separated. You with her have left or she has not wanted?
Whether it will help learn to us we can to be happy together. I
understand that it difficultly to tell, it touches our heart. ....., I
do not have secrets from you and I all shall tell to you. I was
familiar with the guy at school. He gave me flowers for a holiday and
birthday and we together with him and my girlfriend went to school.
With it I had a first kiss. But more nothing was. He has left for
other city and I know nothing about him more. His parents were
militarians and they should leave for other city. Then in college for
me other guy looked after, but he married the rich girl, and with me
simply played. I have learned about it from girlfriends. They have
told that saw it with other girl. She not so beautiful but at it the
rich father. ..... I do not understand people which live for the sake
of money. I have no many money, but I want love because I have
understood that without love nothing is necessary. And when to have
which person you love also which loves you then there will be in a
life no barrier. How you think ......? I am not right?
What for are necessary money if there is no happiness? If there is no
love? ...... you looked at stars? When last time? I every evening as
soon as have got acquainted I look at them. I see two stars which
shine in the sky. Look you can too will see them? I think that it I
and you. And you as think? Tell to me who are .......? Look now at the
sky, you see stars? And us with you? I shall wait for your answer. I
hope that your day will be fine.
I send you the embraces and kisses and I hope that they warm you. And
as I send a photo on which It is a photo I has made in cafe. To which
we like to go with the girlfriend when we have time! You would like to
go there with me?
Natasha

How do you figure out their IP address for where it's orinated??

This image was also posted here:
Dating scammer Katya from Helsinky, Finnland (or Russia?)



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2007-09-03, 22:06:01
anonymous from Canada  
here's the link to other pics of Natasha I posted on this site.

http://www.delphifa..5#comments
2007-09-09, 17:07:42
anonymous from Canada  
I did a google search on Mariyas email mashka26cheb@rambler.ru
Apparently it is on a couple other websites.

I emailed her back telling her, that I'm not a rich person, putting my daughter first is my highest priority. If I were to send money, it would take me months save that amount!

Guess what???
I haven't heard anything from her in 6 days!! LOL!! :)
2007-09-09, 21:30:49
from United States  
Anon Canada,Didn't I do this IP for you already? I remember this;(HELO winsen) And this shows they tried to hide their IP (fragilepetalrose@77.40.71.71 with plain)

WHOIS - 77.40.71.71

inetnum: 77.40.0.0 - 77.40.127.255
netname: RU-MARI-20061120
descr: OJSC VolgaTelecom
country: RU

VolgaTelecom Mari El branch
address: Sovetskaya 138
address: 424000 Yoshkar-Ola

That's only part's of the look-up but they're the important tell-tales.

When you see VTC and this: X-Mailer: The Bat! (v3.0.1.33) Professional

Not much need to look much further,it's a scam!

If you can,will you post link's to the sites you found 'her' on?

To answer your question about the IP,when you look at the header go down until you find the LAST' Received: from ' That's the one you want to check.I'm post a link for the tool I use to check headers.

http://headertool.a..m/headers

The last one listed there is also the one to check.Just copy & paste it and clik!


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