This person is persistently trying to get me to cough up some money. I've posted the images I received as well as most of her letters. Most of the images are already here but under a different name. Mine claims to be Liana Saljahowa firstname.lastname@example.org .
Some folk seem able to identify a person's IP address from an email. I'd love to know how to do this too. I use Emailtracker Pro (Visualware) and it has been of limited help. I have no idea how to nail her IP though.
I managed to get his / her accomplice's internet account closed by whining to a Russian ISP no less. They jammed it within a couple of minutes. They used email@example.com and happily confirmed bogus travel and other details to me ... No letterhead and obviously no real company either.
I'm not so dumb to believe a knockout would drop out of the blue into my lap ... I have trouble attracting flies let alone gorgeous women. I can still dream though :) As soon as I received the messages I googled sections of email and found this place ... and her images. Certainly gets around. You would think that after untold numbers of failed trips to Moscow to (select destination) she might get a hint and give up.
This is essentially a function of the law of large numbers. Suppose each week they spew out 20,000 emails to people and ask each for $1,000. If 0.05% succeed then they get $10,000. (If they are brilliant and score half f one percent they earn $100,000 a week) This is an amazing income stream and no wonder criminal work the internet this way.
Bottom line: if something looks too good to be true it generally is a rip off.
Bottom bottom line ... so who is feeding their habit? They'd do something else if people weren't silly and bought into the scheme. Sad.
BTW - Why doesn't Yahoo ream them all? I've sent all emails (including headers) to them and they have promptly done nothing. Way to go Yahoo!
this scammer is also using the name Anna KRASNYKH they think the passport will sell them but I noticed it was isued in 2006 and that didn't fit the rest of the story line. I will include a few pics. and the passport
Rich This image was also posted here: Dating scammer Anna
Looks like he's using 'Miss Anastasiya' and the email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Subject: Your Angel from Moscow!!!
You can also run a background check on people you consider getting involved with. Most companies charge a low monthly fee. After running the name and address of the person, if no info comes up, then they are phony. Just a suggestion.
OJAS from United States
Also one can choose to do the homework seeking help where needed. An Australian recently posted about spending 3 hours at his computer ... seems cheaper than paying an agency at the initial stages.
She claimed her name was Ekaterina Sidorova; she wanted me to sent her $950(people in hell wants ice water also). Didn't happen and will never happen.
The email she used was (firstname.lastname@example.org)
anonymous from Australia
Have been caught once before by Russian Female supposedly residing in Moscow. Contacted Australian Embassy and was given a web address that details scammers in that counrty. Its called (Blacklisted Russian Women) or something to that effect as this happened 2 years past.
Today received standard email introduction letter ; the same thing all over again.
Out of the blue pretty pictures of a women significantly younger than myself ; as they say.....once bitten, twice shy.
Keep up the good work mate...
anonymous from United States
She wrote to me off a dating site. Said she was coming here as a dance instructor. Knew this was a scammer from the second I got the first email.