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Other Comments: I'd say with some certainty that this is yet another scam attempting to prey on the lonely and gullible. If I'm mistaken then I apologise sincerely to the girl but let's face it... there's just too many con-artists out there and too many suckers who need the opportunity to be saved by a site like this.
Here's the original E-mail... I have sent a reply purely to get further information to post on here... which I will do if/when I receive any further e-mails.
Hello friend :)
How are you? For the beginning I would like to be presented, my name is Elena to
me of 28 years. I write to you from Russia from city Omsk. I
think, that it will be very interesting to you to know where I have
taken yours e-mail the address. Yours e-mail address has given to
me dating agency of our city Omsk. They have said that you as is
lonely as well as I. They simply have given me your address and have
said, that I would try to write to you and to get acquainted.They have
said to me that you as are interested in search of second half. On
this I have decided to write to you the letter. In this letter I shall
not write to you much. If you have become interested in me and want to
try to find out me that I shall send you a photo and I shall write
much about myself. If I to you really to like that write to me the
letter and send me your photos. I think, that we need to try to find
out each other as there can be it destiny (smile)! Now I shall not
write very much I simply I want to begin our acquaintance. I think,
that all will be good also we become the friends for the beginning.
Please do not write on this e-mail. this e-mail from dating agency of
my city. Please write to me on my personal e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). I
finish this letter and I hope to receive from you the answer.
I hope that you write to me!!
Send a message to
2008-09-19, 18:09:19 (updated: )
[hidden] from United Kingdom
anonymous from United Kingdom
the email i wrote to get this reply had said nothing about myself except my first name and that I'd be interested to hear more from her
This was the next email received...(it came with 2 pictures)
I am happy to receive your letter. You are very interesting to me. I
wish to study more about you. I wish to see many your photos.
And now I wish to inform you on me directly. My name is Elena. I
live in the city of Omsk in Russia. My city is not so far from the
city of Moscow, and if you did not know, Moscow - capital of Russia.
And create wrongly. This problem that I not from your country? I wish
to speak, that to me of 28 years. I to grow - 168 centimeters. My
weight - 55 kg. Color of my hair blonde. I work as the doctor the
pediatrist. I work with children. I love this work. There is very good
work collective in my work. I love also, because I survey children, I
love children. Then, my hobby is listened with music and reads books.
I like to read novels of love and imagination. Also that concerning
music, I prefer a party of various music. I wish to tell, that I write
to you from the Internet-cafe, because I to not have a computer of the
It is good, that concerning my city, there are many trees here, when
summer. In our country very beautiful the nature, and in my city also.
Be a way, Omsk has more then one million people, I know, that
for you it - not big the number, but for Russia is very big. We have
only a few cities where alive so It is a lot of people. then, I like
to go on park in the summer. I like to see on sunrise. I wish to find
someone for serious attitudes, but all over again for friendship. I
never married, and I have no children. I had experience of contacts to
people in Russia, but they to not be were serious about attitudes and
I only were, think, that if I cannot find correct the person here me
should try somewhere else. I not any smoking and spirits drink very
seldom, but sometimes I like to drink not a lot of grapevine though it
can be very rare in the good company. And now about you, inform me
please about youself. What do you love or not? To inform I about your
character to the nature? The reason I wishes to know more about you.
So I shall wait for yours The answer, hope on to receive it is fast..
The reply letter that Lee reveived was almost identical to the one I received back from this girl when I replied to her. She was known to me as Tatiana Kotova, who also appears on this site. Stay clear she is dangerous!
anonymous from Ireland
i think you are very weong about her she does not know english so well. and i have got more pictures tan that off her. so i think your wrong and im going to see her on christmass
The1956Firebird@msn.com from United Kingdom
I have received 15 emails and 17 photos from Elena, which includes everything posted above. I can put up the other emails and pictures for comparison if desired. Please advise.
I was willing to pay Elena's costs to emigrate to the UK, sometime next year due to personal finances. Her last email mentioned wanting to spend Christmas with me, which I am unable to do because of my finances. She was always very quick to reply, but I have now been waiting several days for her to respond to my last email.
I thought I'd check her out online to see if I could find any more information about her. As a result of finding this webpage, sadly I no longer expect to hear anything further from Elena.
I consider it a possibility that girls like Elena are unaware their photos and personal details are being used in this way and that the scammer is probably the guy who took the pictures. Either way, the probable object is to get us to send money.
With this in mind I had intended purchasing the plane ticket directly (hopefully non-transferable and only refundable to my card), to be collected at Omsk airport, and then meet the plane at my end. Looks like I saved my money.
Are you being scammed and this is your first visit here?