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Name: Anna Petrovna Sotova


Komi region
Lermontova st.
Bld #7,apt #10

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Hi Michael!

How are you today? How is the weather there? I hope everything is ok!
I'm feeling well. I feel myself completely recovered. I want to thank
my friends. They helped to overcome the illness. My friends visited
me yesterday and I was very glad to see them. We did prepare chicken
fry with potatoes. It was delicious. They actually didn't stay till
late, because of my illness. All in all it was a very pleasant evening.

By the way they granted me some flowers. It was sky blue peonies. As
I wrote you before these are my favourite flowers and my favourite
colour. You should remember that Michael.
I talked to my agent and she told me that all of my papers are ready.
My visa is ready too and it is waiting for me in the main office of
my agency in Moscow. I'll fly out from Moscow and I'll pick up my visit

from my agency en route to the airport. I also talked with her about
the job they found for me. My agent said that I'll have a different
salary from one year to another. My salary for the first year will be
$40 000 USD, and $50 000 USD for the second year. Next 3 year salary
could be raised more, maybe it will not happened, but it will not down
under $50 000 USD. It's for sure. Michael, can you tell me if this
amount of money will be enough for me to live in your area? Let me
I think I will be able to afford a place of my own right away (I mean a

rent), but I'm not sure if I will be able to afford a car. Should I buy

a used car or I can expect that I can buy a new one? What do you think?

What are the prices for the used cars and for the new cars?
I was told that I'll get an advance as soon as I come to NYC. It will
be $5000 USD, which I'll have to return in six months. I believe that
is not a great amount of money, so I'll be very careful with them. I'm
going to reserve a ticket by Thursday or by Friday, not sure right now.

I wanted to make it tomorrow but I've got some affairs which I have to
finish right away. I'll let you know my flight schedule soon.
I watched a TV set lately and there was a programme about the NASCAR
racing championship.
I see it's a very popular sport event in the states. I find it
too. I'd like to visit the race sometime. Is it possible? Is it
I want to give you my address just in case. Here it is:
Country: Russia
Region: Komi region
Town: Lach
Lermontova street, building # 7, apt. # 10
But, please, do not send anything through regular mail. I want you to
know that our mail service is very bad. It is very slow and the cards
or packages could be lost or even stolen! There a lot such incidents
That is why I want to warn you from sending anything through our mail
service. I gave you my address to show you that I trust you enough
I want you to know that I started to feel some kind of affection
you Michael. I miss you letters when I have no possibility to check my
mailbox and to read them. It is very strange. I do not know how to
it. Well, it is late and I have to quit here. I've attached a picture
you. The quality is not very good, but I hope you will like it. I'll
to prepare a new picture for you tomorrow.
I'll wait for your reply Michael!
Your Russian friend Anna

Hi my faraway friend Michael!
It is 4:00 pm in Lach, Thursday. We've got a thaw today and the snow
has melted away. Everything has become gray and gloomy. My mood is on
the zero. In fact, I've got a flue or something like this. I feel
myself terrible. I think I have to see my doctor today. That is why
I'll be short today, ok? I hope you are well Michael and didn't get
sick. It's a horrible feeling.
I talked to my agent today and she said that I have to reserve a ticket

by next week. She said that my visa and other documents will be ready
in a week, so I can start to pack my baggage! I was also told that I'll

have to spend 2 or 3 days in NYC before I'll head to my place of
It will be needed to arrange some formalities and to sign a contract
with the employer. My agent said that I'll be met in the airport. Those

people will help me to reach the office in NYC. All in all I think I'll

come to NYC in a 2 week. It is really close from now. I'm getting
and nervous at the same time. I so used to have my mother somewhere
to me, that it will be very difficult for me to leave her here in Lach.

I'll try to take her to America in the future when I'll get a
I'll think how to arrange it.
Michael, I wonder what places I should visit in America. I've heard of
Niagara Falls, Las Vegas and Hollywood. Maybe there is something else?
Let me know. I very like to travel and to see new places.
I can't remember if I ever asked you about your horoscope's sign. As I
wrote you before I was born 23.12.1978 which makes me Capricorn. Do you

actually believe in horoscope? As for me I do. I find it fun.
I went today to our local connection center and asked if there is any
way you could call me from overseas. I want you to know that I have a
phone but it has a local number only. It means that I can make
calls if they are local only. Do you understand it? I hope. So I think
I'll call you when I come to NYC it will be ok.
Michael, from each letter I feel that I'm getting closer to you. Do you
the same? I feel some kind of connection. I can't explain it right now,

but I like it.
I've attached a new pic of me today. It was taken a year ago by my
Katerina, as usual. She is my best friend. She is feeling well after
car accident by the way.
Well, my doctor is waiting for me. I have to go. I hope that I'll feel
better tomorrow!
Be healthy!
Your Russian friend Anna

Hello my friend Michael!
I am very happy to see that you wrote me! I was not able to check my
mailbox during the weekend, and I must admit I started to miss you
Indeed I'm feeling much better today. It was a terrible weekend for me.

My doctor said that I have to stay at home and do not leave my bed. I
a high temperature and a cough. I'm still feeling myself ill but much
better than during the weekend. I feel that I'm recovering Michael.
A medicine became quite expensive here since the USSR did fall to
I remember the times when everything was for free. It sounds like a
tale now. I have to pay 500 rubles ($20 USD) every time when I see my
I'm not sure if it is too many for America, but it is quite expensive
Russia. I wonder how much does it cost to see a doctor in America. Let
Michael, I want to ask you could you find out what the average
salary in America is. It is very interesting for me to know, especially
your area.
As I wrote you before I was going to reserve a ticket by this week. I
that I'll it by Wednesday or Thursday. As soon as I reserve a ticket
let you know the exact date of my coming! I also will have to pay some
to my agency; because they helped me to find a place to work and helped
the papers. I'm very nervous about my coming to America. I think that I

caught flu because of my agitated condition. It is so good to have
which could hold you on in a hard time. Some of my friends will visit
me today
in the evening. They will help me to clean up my apartment and will
help me
to cook my favourite dish - chicken fry with potatoes. I'm very good at
and maybe someday soon you'll check it out! I like flowers very much
and I
hope that some of friends will tumble to bring me some flowers. I like
asters and peonies. Do you ever heard of peonies? I bet you do not, but
it is
a very popular flower here in Russia.
Did I ever tell you my last name Michael? I guess I never did. Well, my
name is Sotova.
My full name is Anna Petrovna Sotova. So you know now.
Michael, I think we could be a good match. I do not want to push you
and I'm
not in a rush either. Please get me right. I have to say that I
definitely want
to meet you face to face, to talk to you one on one. Only time will
tell if we
are a match, but I'm happy that I have a friend like you are Michael.
I'll stop here. I feel myself tired a little bit, I need some rest.
I'll write
to you tomorrow and will send you a new pic.
Your Russian friend Anna

Hi Michael!
How are you? How is the weather there today? I hope that much better
than here
in Lach. We've got a first snow this morning! It was really beautiful!
was white. I've got up very early today and what I've seen I could name
'The white
I went to my agency this morning and I was told that they could suggest
me some
job's options in your area. That's real great! So I can definitely say
that I'll
come to your area. I don't know how close I'll work/live to you, but I
think it
will not be a problem, right?! I can not say the names of the companies
and if they
have web-sites right now. But I can say that I really wonder myself. My
agent told me that
she couldn't advise what company to choose. She said that I can make my
choice at
New York office. There are some people there who can advise me what
company to choose.
I consider that it is reasonable and I think that I should make my
choice in the
States. Michael, do you know what will be the first thing I'll do when
I come to
NYC? I'm going to call you! I want to hear your voice very much
Michael. I'm still
looking for a chance to call you from Lach but it appears quite
complicated and
expensive. I hope you understand it Michael, and will not be upset.
I don't remember if I ever told you about my town. Maybe it will be
interesting for
you. The name of my town is Lach. It's a small town and the closest big
city is Ukhta.
The population of my town is about 25 thousands of people. My town is
located in Komi
region; it is not far from Siberia so the weather is very rigid here
too. Lach is a
very green town in the summer and very white in the winter! Every
winter we get a lot
of snow. There are some cinemas in Lach, we even have a theatre. The
streets here are
narrow, but it creates some kind of cosiness. I like it. I love my
town, but it's time
for me to leave it. Maybe I'll back someday, who knows. I think the
hardest thing for
me will be to part with my friends and relatives. I used to spend a lot
of free time
with them, I'll miss them. I'll also miss for my apartment. It is
actually not big (It
consists of 2 rooms), but very cozy. My apartment consists of bathroom,
dining room,
hall, lobby and bedroom. I wanted to make a new design for it but it is
not actual for
me now. What can you tell about your surroundings Michael? I'd like
to know.
I must admit that sometimes I feel myself really confused because many
of the questions
you asked I already answered in my previous letters. I don't know how
to check it but
I'm wondering if you received all of my letters. It is a strange
situation. Maybe some
letters didn't get to your mailbox right away? I do not know why that
I've attached a new pic for you today. My friend Katerina did shoot me
last spring. You
probably admitted that I look different in my photos?! I actually like
to look different.
In fact, I'm not a natural blonde. I like to colour my hair. I hope
it's not an issue
for you Michael? I tried some colours but I think that the blonde hair
is the best choice
for me. Don't you think so?
Ok, it's getting late here. I have to close now. I'll write you
tomorrow Michael. It is
so good that I have so much free time this week so I can write you
everyday. I hope you
don't mind that I write so often.
Your Russian friend Anna


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2007-12-07, 15:29:40
OJAS from United States  
2007-12-07, 16:42:56
Eddie from Sweden  

I see you copied some of my Russian posts on the Natalia from Ossiniki thread?

But why would you want to transcribe them into cyrillic? It's just me calling the scammer that crawled onto the thread a worthless, lowlife scumbag (etcetc) in Russian, generally verbally abusing him, and he replies to me in kind (actually all the cyrillic parts are his).

I deliberately didn't use cyrillic so that no-one else would be offended by my language.

nothing much to understand really ;D

2007-12-07, 18:51:10
BigD from United States  
My appologies Billy. I guess I didnt realize Canada was a nation. Just kidding. I guess I need to be more sensetive to our brothers in the North.
2007-12-08, 02:52:07   (updated: 2007-12-08, 02:52:26)
Eddie from Sweden  

and apologies to your ally in northern Europe? .....who was the one that commented on your nationalism in the first place. :D
2007-12-08, 03:07:52
OJAS from United States  
That is exactly right Eddie
I wanted to use their vocab on their own kind.

Often attributed (I think unconfirmed) to Tavarish Volodaya Ulyanov is this quote
''The capitalist will sell us the rope with which we hang him''
2007-12-08, 03:37:07   (updated: 2007-12-08, 03:37:44)
PBR from United States  

BigD thought he was apologizing to you. Your post did not contain 'Eddie' as the author and began with your salutation to Billy in Canada, hence in a quick read he thought the message was from Billy in Canada.
2007-12-08, 12:10:51
Eddie from Sweden  
Oki doki, no problema...though I always sign my posts in the email address field
2007-12-08, 21:08:00
OJAS from United States  
Thanks again for supporting my another point of view - More pairs of eyes make life harder for scammers. Extend greetings all new friends joining us. Admin Peter has niceley designed the red banner for the welcome page/ primer for newbies, now readily available on every page, I am sure lots of newbies within a few minutes of reading Eddies comments begin homework and reap the benefits.
2007-12-09, 00:45:16   (updated: 2007-12-09, 00:47:11)
PBR from United States  

As you recall I tried to obtain a reverse phone search on your caller ID number 796-163-0396. Unfortunately, at least from, a report is not available.

From - 'The Reverse Phone Lookup Report you requested was not available. Your order was cancelled and you have not been charged for this report.'

It's possible BigD that you received a spoofed caller ID number. Check out Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia..D_spoofing for more info on spoofing.

2007-12-09, 03:06:50   (updated: 2007-12-09, 03:08:37)
Eddie from Sweden  

...yes I agree, obviously a spoofed telephone number, or 'adjusted' slightly.

And on that subject, I still think that if you added just one digit to the end of the number, you would have a pretty good chance of hitting the mark.

That would be +7 961630396(+0/9)...Russia area code 7, St Petersburg federal code 961, mobile number 630396(+0/9).

Seems reasonably feasible, don't you think?
2007-12-09, 03:10:55   (updated: 2007-12-09, 03:16:08)
Eddie from Sweden  
Tony,( from United States

Who are 'David, Terry and Eric'?

and why is it that I sometimes feel like I'm talking to myself on this thread? am I writing in scamlish or something? or just paranoid?
2007-12-09, 03:44:02   (updated: 2007-12-09, 03:51:15)
PBR from United States  

There are so many posts from the US on this thread that don't make sense it's enough to make your head spin.

Regarding the phone number, I agree, feasible to the point of reasonable. As previously noted there is no way (particularly in a forum environment) to determine the technical validity of BigD's caller ID equipment.

It's the weekend, the xdesign-pro scammers are taking the weekend off as usual, next week we'll see more letters - and probably a money letter.

I assume the xdesign-pro crew will fold up camp with this domain in a week or two, they are just too visible. My prediction is this: The xdesign-pro Anna scams will net some victims and some of the victims will contact law enforcement. At the very least will feel some heat.
2007-12-09, 05:42:14
OJAS from United States  
On the Primer thread http://www.delphifa..2412.shtml are posts starting 2007-12-08, 21:01:37 by an Anon [likely US] the next ones from (same?) US. One post somewhere (BigD?) said from Washington State. If got a phone call next week from that angry poster, I won't be surprised.
2007-12-10, 08:12:59 from San Antonio, United States  
well i see that anna has meet alot of us, she is about the 3rd or 4th person that email me from across the waters from somewere, the rest started asking for money right away the fastest was with in 24 hours, but anna and i have been writing for almost 2 months and then it happen, accident, had to return he passport and ticket and need addition money cause her friend didnt have anymore to loan her and she had to have it right away, i was starting to think this person is for really until the above happen and i tped her name in the search bar and all these scams pop up, so now i'm putting her off to see how long she quits sending me emails. i post the last picture she just send me. tried to join this site but couldnt figure out how, frank
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2007-12-10, 08:13:22 from San Antonio, United States  
well i see that anna has meet alot of us, she is about the 3rd or 4th person that email me from across the waters from somewere, the rest started asking for money right away the fastest was with in 24 hours, but anna and i have been writing for almost 2 months and then it happen, accident, had to return he passport and ticket and need addition money cause her friend didnt have anymore to loan her and she had to have it right away, i was starting to think this person is for really until the above happen and i tped her name in the search bar and all these scams pop up, so now i'm putting her off to see how long she quits sending me emails. i post the last picture she just send me. tried to join this site but couldnt figure out how, frank
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