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2006-07-13, 21:05:48
anonymous from United States  
I didn't notice the ashtray and lighter in the pic she sent me. But I got all three pics of her in the doorway, sitting reading a magazone and in the big black fir coat. THe second letter she/he sent me ended with this garbage...

PS Please send me as many photos of you as possible so that I will know you at the airport.
And one more thing. I have a very important question for you:
- do you like string drkins?
- if so how many and how often?
her'his e-mail address is
2006-07-13, 21:49:03
anonymous from United States  
Hay Anonymous
what is a string drkins? anyway.
If you want to send her a good photo of 'yourself ' let me know I have some I could saggest
how about this one, plenty of mugshots to choose from
Mrs. C

2006-07-14, 10:04:33
anonymous from United States  
Thanks for the info, guys. I got the following letter from this person with the same name but different pictures. I read the letter and sounded too good to be true from a gorgeous woman. So I searched for scammers and found this site. Great pictures though!
Hello and what is your name??? I`m so glad to receive a message from you and now
we could
know each other better! For truth it is my first time I try to correspondence
with man
in internet world. I do hope you will be enough patient to understand my
I want you to know that I have only good intentions and I don`t have big
secrets. The
thing is that I will work in USA for three months or so and I would like to meet
a nice man to be my guide
or just be good friend to spend time with.I think that it is hard enough to live
in foreign town without
friends and I have never been abroad.I am from so small town here in Russia,I am
afraid to be
lost.and I want to see real life and it is impossible to see without
person who knows all sides of the life. It doesn`t matter what age is he or what
is his eyes
colour, I just want to know that he is kind and open-hearted inside.
I don't want to live in Russia because I have not any chances here,it
is hardly possible to explain it by the first time but I want you to know my
My best friend last year met a man from Australia when she worked
there for three months. She had two jobs. From morning till 4 pm she worked in
amusement park and after
it she worked as a waitress in the bar till midnight. She was very
tired of course but made very good money there.But much more important that
she met a man of her dreams and I think it is so nice.
My friend used a special program 'Work and travel' for young people who want to
work abroad.
I also decided to do so and to use it. This program will just help me to
register documents and will give me
suitable work
in USA. But I didn`t choose yet in what state and city I will stay. I just need
to choose. I already started to
register documets and now I need to decide in which city I want to work. I
think it is the right way for me ,I
lost here, and I think that I look pretty enough to find a better place .I want
to repeat the same way,it is only
my chance to change my life. I am full of plans and different dreams.I have real
blonde hair and green-brown
eyes,you know that sometimes my friends call me be fair I don't like
this name. I am not doll and
I have my own mind.I do hope that you will be not disappointed to meet me in
the real life if we meet.
Well,I will close this letter and I do hope to get your reply.
I will leave my town in a few days or so (I can't tell you everything exactly
right now) and I would like to
be sure that I have a man who waits for me there. I will work all day and I
would like to find a man to spend
all free
time together to get to know each other better.if you have any interest to meet
me I will be more than happy to
meet you too.
May be it sounds silly but I just don't want to be alone in the evenings,and I
want to be sure
in advance that somebody waits for me!
I will tell you all details about me and my life if you will like my
pictures and want to meet me! I will send different pictures. with best regards
PS: It is my personal e-mail adress, pls write me here, ok?

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2006-07-14, 10:04:51
anonymous from United States  

2006-07-14, 10:05:02
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2006-07-14, 10:47:17
anonymous from United States  
My name Tatyana.
You are probably surprised to see my letter. I have decided to get acquainted with you and it seems to me, that we with can find out each other closer.
I search for serious relations.
Now I want to tell not much about myself.
I have been given birth on december, 15, 1978, me of 27 years. On a sign on the zodiac I the Sagittarius.
My growth of 165 centimeters, weight of 50 kgs.
My color of hair darkly brown, eyes blue. I the young attractive girl, cheerful, sociable.
I search sincere, kind, loving and reliable for the man. The age, color of hair, a figure not so are important for me, as his care, and the serious relation to a marriage. I very much hope, that I can find these qualities in you.
My email:
I with impatience shall wait to receive news from you.
2006-07-14, 18:59:27
anonymous from United States  
Hello Matthew . How are you? I'm fine. Thank you for
your answer on my
message. I am glad that you have paid attention to
my profile. I saw
yours, it was interesting to me and I decided to send
you a message. I
hope that you can take some time to start
interacting with me, so we
can find out more about each other. Let me tell
you a little about
myself: I am young woman, 27 years old. I was
born in 15 February
1979. And you? I am 5'8' & 53 kg. I am single
and I live in an
apartment with my parents. And now begins the most
important thing
about me. I want tell you... You probable will be
very much surprised
to learn that I live in Russia... Only I ask you to
consider to this
normally. I want to be fair with you... I do
not think that our
relations should begin with lie, it will not be
correct. Therefore do
not judge strictly that on internet site I have
written - 'I live in
the USA'. After the ending of university some
years, I work as a
teacher in elementary school. I like productive
leisure, periodically
go in for sports for maintenance of a body. I
like to travel to
different places, but I does not do it often. I have
many friends with
whom sometimes I spend time, play volleyball and
tennis, and enjoy
other entertainment. I attached some pictures so you
can see how I'm
looking. And of course, I would love to see some pics
of yours. If you
will be not not frightened with relations with
interesting and
mysterious woman from Russia I would like
to continue our
acquaintance. Please ask me things interesting to
you about me and
inform me some information about you: What
do you love an
entertainment? What is your character? What
qualities do you love in
women? Do you ever had a wife? I shall answer on
your questions and
inform you more about myself in following E-mails!
Write to me on this
E-mail address: By the way my
name is Olga. I
very much would want that you call me so, like my
parents. O.K.? I
shall be wait for your messages.

2006-07-14, 19:00:15
anonymous from United States  

2006-07-14, 19:00:55
anonymous from United States  

2006-07-14, 19:01:14
anonymous from United States  

2006-07-14, 19:02:01
anonymous from United States  
2006-07-14, 19:31:36
anonymous from United States  
This person must take people from the USA as fools.She sent me one of the letters on here. I saved the one she sent me and out them side by side and are the same.She sent me 2 of the pictures also.Guess I'll have to toy with her a bit.Thanks to this site.Signed Anonymous
2006-07-14, 20:56:14
anonymous from United States  
here is another chick/scammer from named supposedly ania it said from houston but turns out to be from russia...imagine that.

Greetings !!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thank you for a quickly reply to my message:)
I have not thought, that i recieve the answer so quickly,
And I am very pleased, that you did not ignore my letter.
I have already lost hope to find my sincere friend, and I have decided
to try to make it with the help of the Internet.
I was said that people are calm and kind in your country and I have
decided to get acquainted with male from your country.
It is very good. people have shown me club of acquaintances and I began
to look profiles.
I was surprised very much when i saw such set of man's profiles who
look for the women!!!
Really there are so many lonely men in your country ?!!! It is very
sad.: (
SO MANY men are lonely and have no happiness in private life.
I saw your sincere structure, and I was interested in you very much and
have decided to write to you.
In my profile the manager of the Internet of cafe had written that my
residence are in the USA because club of acquaintances did not accept my
Russian postal index.
I do not know, why, but I live in Russia, and I hope, that it does not
confuse you?
Probably I speak badly English? I shall try to speak better if you
will help me with it?
I have not thought, that you write me. You can not imagine how it was
pleasant to receive your letter!
Well I want to tell to you more about myself !.
The Russian woman does not differ from others!
May be it will be easier for me to describe myself if I do not make it
for the first time.
In me words and ideas have mixed up, because I worry a little. I did
not expect, that you will answer me,
And when I have seen your letter, my heart was filled with pleasure and
And now I am sitting at a computer, and I do not know what to write to
Excuse me if I make many mistakes in the letter, I don not absolutely
well know the English language.
So, if something is not clear for you, ask me again, ok?
My name - Ania, I was born in city under the name - Yoshkar-Ola, it
near the city of Cheboksary.

My growth 5,6 and weight of 120 pounds. I the brunette,have dark blue

I like to look comedies.
I listen to any music. For entertainment, I like to read books, to play
table tennis, to walk with girlfriends.
do You play in desktop tennis, it is where a small ball on a table?it
is pingpon
My city is in 850 kilometers from Moscow, this big distance!
You heard about Moscow, probably you were there earlier?
I can ask you about a difference of time between our countries,
probably you know it?
Here where I live not so warm climate and as in Russia very cold
winters, but weather forecasters promised that this year
It will be not so cold nevertheless! Here is very beautiful nature,
the rivers and lakes, you heard about Volga?
Volga it the biggest river in Russia, it is not far from my city!
I very much like to be on fresh air, I love the nature.

I like to bathe.
I do not drink, and I do not smoke, drugs even never saw
I live together with my mum and the sister, I work as the advertising
agent in a wholesale warehouse, I distribute products in shops!
it is not my speciality,but i have no choice
After my birth my father has died of accident on building.
I as have the sister, we live all together, we are very amicable family
and always try to help each other!

My speciality - the lawyer, but I cannot find work on my speciality,
therefore I should work In addition to various works.
I work to earn for my residing. I have higher education, and I am
rather sharp.
I shall finish the letter, very soon I shall write to you again, I
shall continue the story about myself.
I want to know all about you and about your life AS we live in the
various countries at me there are questions:
you are ready to communicate with the woman from Russia?
Or the woman living abroad has no any interest for you?
Well I hope that I have not tired you with my letter?
I shall wait for the letter from you with impatience!
for tomorrow my new friend
If you have a photo, send to me please

2006-07-14, 20:57:29
anonymous from United States  
this ania goes by email here is another flick

2006-07-14, 22:57:27
anonymous from United States  
Oh room-mate started corresponding with a chick who is advertising at (she has no kids so what is she doing on there anyway???), and I got suspicious of her (the furn coat, the smoking, the 'needing a man to guide her around' and when I came here and saw the first post which was identical to one of the emails she sent him, I had a bit of a laugh...he said I can post the emails and photos here, as it is obviously the same chick/guy doing this...

Here's the first one (using an email ):

Hello!!!!Have a good day.I do hope you remember me because I wrote you a few days
ago and you replied to me.
I have met you on a dating site. I am sorry that I couldn't reply earlier.
You see I live in Russia and I was busy arranging all travel
preparations . I was in Moscow to book my interiew for the trip to the USA, it took
almost two weeks to travel to Moscow and back. You know that it is my first time I try correspondence with
a man in a virtual space.
I am not a very good user of the Intenet and I do hope that I will be lucky to
meet a good man.
I guess I need to explain why I do it.The thing is that I will work abroad for
three months or so and I would like to meet a nice man
to be my guide or just to be a good friend to spend time with while I am there. I suppose
it is hard enough to live in some foreign town without friends and besides I have never been
abroad. You know I've been liviving in a small town here in Russia all my life and I am just
afraid to be lost.
Besides I would like to see a real life (not some TV shows) and it is
impossible to see a real life without a person who knows all sides of the life. And you should also know
that I don't want to live in
Russia because I don't have any chances here,it is hardly
possible to explain in a few words but I want you to know all my
plans. While being in the USA I will be working in
any shop or be babysitter in some family. I will know the details later. Besides I love English language
and being in the USA, it will give me a chance to improve my English.
The agency helps me to get the visa, work permission and all travel
documents and they will
help me to get a job.It is their business and I will pay for their
service.One of my friend worked in USA for three months last year,and she was so
pleased and she is going to repeat this trip again.
She has men right man in Chicago and they are good friends now and he
is going to marry her if everything is all right between them.
I am coming to the USA due to the special programm for young people who want to work
abroad and I think it is the right
way for me. I am lost here, and hopefully I will be able to change my life.
I am full of plans and different dreams. You should know that I have brown hair
and brown eyes.I am sure that you will be not disappoined to
meet me in
the real life if we meet. At least I hope so.
Well,I am finishing this letter and I do hope to get your reply pretty soon.
Maybe after reading my letter yu will find me a little crazy but I am not sure I know the
right way
to meet a good man without real meeting and you know it is my
first try though the Internet.
I will leave my town in a few days or so to fly to Moscow again to
complete all the things. It is said at the agency that I will work all day and I think we might share
evenings together to get to know each other better. If you have any interest to meet me
I will be
more than happy!!!

I just don't want to be alone in the evenings, and I would like to be sure
in advance that somebody waits for me! It is just a woman wish!
I will tell you all the details about me and my life. If you're also single, you may be with me for a few
months or so .... Who knows???!

With best regards from Russia

Elena ( this my name )

2nd Email:

Thank you for your reply. I was very glad to see your reply in my inbox mail.
That would be right if I tell you more about me and my life because we have a chance to meet in real life
and thus we need to get to know each other better and you please also tell me more.

I am just a simple and ordinary girl with my own interests, hobbies and tastes.
I guess I will start from telling you about things which
also want to know from you, so you'll see my questions.
As you know my name is Elena and my last name is Smolentseva.
I am 27 years old and on 27 July I will be 28. I am about 168 cm tall and my weight is about 53kg.

My body sizes are 96-62-91cm. I have brown hair and brown eyes
which you can see from my photos.

I know that many women abroad have possibility to improve their bodies and faces
and they look so beautiful. Unfortunately it is impossible here in Russia because even though
we live in Russia, this country is still far from civilization.
But I still think that natural beauty is far better.

I have a family and next time I will send the picture of my parents, me and my very small brother.
Unfortunately we live in a two-room small appartment and it is not very
comfortable and not convenient. Honestly there is nothing good in the fact that I was
born and live in a small town of Russia.
There is no chance for a good living and it is very hard to fnd a job here.
All young people leave towns and go to big cities searching for work but unfortunately there is also
no luck for them in big cities since nobody is waiting for them there.
Living in Russia is living all by myself. It is a good and cruel school of life.

I hope that in the future I will work as a fitness trainer because I have a cetrificate and I am good at this.
I 've been working for two years as a fitness trainer and it was the best time in my life.

I don't smoke and drink socially, my preference in alcohol is red wine,
but only a glass or maybe two. I tried to smoke when I was younger. Silly me!
But I think almost everybody try to smoke when you are a kid, right?
I try to take care of my body and face as much as it is possible. I wasn't born yesterday and
I know that almost all 'men love women by their eyes', I mean this or that way woman's
appearence is very important for a man.

Speaking about my trip. I will come to the USA this month but I don't know when exactly,
I know that I will have alldocuments to travel very soon and I will travel to Moscow
again to complete all travel preparations.
I will get a visa and buy a ticket and then fly to the USA. I even don't know where exactly
I am flying because I haven't decided yet. I can choose almost any state to stay that
is why I need to know the name of the nearest international airport to you.
I just want to have somebody waiting for me at the airport and not to be alone there.
I will fly to the USA rght from Moscow and I hope you will want to meet me at the airport and
be my guide and besides it would be great to meet with you face to face and spend time together.
I know that it is not an easy thing as it might seem but there is nothing impossible, right?

I will be more then glad to know wthat you understand me and my thoughts and you are
with me in this question, but if not, then please tell me that you're not
interested in me and don't want to meet me, ok?

I think I shoud close this letter. It is no good that I don't have a computer at home
and have to send my letters to you from the Internet cafe which is far from my home.
I wish I could talk to you on the phone, but unfortunately we don;t have possibility for international calls
( I can't call you and you can't call me because we have here four-digital phone numbers).
It is possible to make international phone calls only from big cities.

Ok, that is enough for today. If I didn't tell you something which is important for you or maybe missed something,
don't be angry. Just ask me and I will answer for sure.

I will be here in the Internet cafe on Friday morning because I have a lot of preparations before
going to Moscow. Pleae write me and don't forget me!!!

Elena Smolentseva

my home address:
New Socolovo town, 12-4

If you want to find my town on the map, it is located not far from Biysk and another big city is Barnaul.

PS Please send me as many photos of you as possible so that I will know you at the airport.
And one more thing. I have a very important question for you:
- do you like string drkins?
- if so how many and how often?

(I'll put the photos at the end once I've finshed here)

Here's the next one:

hello dear,
I feel so lucky because I have met such a man from the first time and I will do all my best to meet you in real life soon.
Ok, this letter is going to be long too, so be ready to read it since I want you to know everything about me. I just don't want any misunderstanding between us.

I guess you have a right to know that I am not an angel like any other woman, I am just an ordinary girl with all ordinary human problems. Sometimes I can show my character and of course I don't expect you to be an angel too, I just want to meet a kind man. I am an easy-going person and can forgive almost everything, but there is one thing. I hate drunkers and rude men.

I love water and my favourite thing is swimming. I wish I could live near some sea or a ocean. You know, I have a dream. I want to see an ocean. I was always dreaming about it, sometimes I even think that I was a fish in my previous life ( hopefully some dolphin but not a shark).

I have graduated the Siberia State Univercity and I have a high degree or a license in trainers faculty and I can work as a fitness trainer or dance trainer. I like my profession and I wish I could work on this subject in some fitness club. I think it is very important to have a job which can give you not only a good salary but also good mood and get a pleasure from your job. What do you think? Unfortunately it is very hard to find such kind of job here becquse we have only a couple of such clubs and there is no vacancy.

Ok, some things wich I also like and don't like to do:
I love cooking and like make BBQ. I so much want to have a house of my own and make BBQs for my close people. I also dream to have a house with a fire place. I love cooking something new and something special. My friends were telling me that I need to work at a reastaurant.
I also love warm weather and I hate winters. Here in Russia winters are long and very cold.

I have never been married but I hope someday, I also don't have kids though I already have an experience of a baby sitter. Soemtime ago I had to stay at home because I couldn't find a job and I was helping my mother with my little brother. I hope one day to find that special one and it is impossible here in Russia because men are real drunkers and very rude.
In my previous e-mail I made a misprint. I asked you if you like string drinks. I wanted to say strong drinks.
I hate evil people and I hate politics. Last few years I associate politics with wars and as you can see from my letter I hate violance and wars.

What I like in a man? Faithfulness and honesty. He has to be open-minded and kind-hearted, also easy-going. And I believe that there cannot be any games in relationship between a man and a woman. It is very important for a man to be a kind man. maybe you think I am naive but i do belive that love and kindness makes our world still alive. Are you a kind man??? I do believe you are because soon I am flying to the USA and meet you there.

When I am in the USA I will rent some room near my future work and hopefully we shall spend free time together.
I have a questions. Is it ok for you if we live together. I mean if we like each other or maybe if there will be something more then just be friends. I think I will improve my English with your help and it will give us a chance to get to now each other better, who knows... We'll see. Do you have a big bed? (I am just joking).

I have a driving license but i am not sure if I am able to drive there in the USA, maybe you will give me a few good lessons.
My head is full of plans and ideas...

I am sorry for a long letter but I just wanted you to know me better. I am flying from Barnaul's airport to Moscow in a few hours. My flight will take about five hours!!! I think I will wrote you tomorrow evening or on Sunday morning.
As soon as I arrive in Moscow I will have to find a hotel or rent a room to live in before my flight to the USA. I have already been in Moscow and I know all these things, so it will not be a great problem for me.

I was told it will take about two more days to complete all my travel arrangements and I do hope to see you in a few days already!!! Even don't think to look at other girls since I am the best one for you! ( joke)

Your Elena

Have a nice week-end!!!


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Letters from dating scammer Elana Banykh in Sokolovo in Siberia
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Letters from dating scammer Elana Banykh in Sokolovo in Siberia
Letters from dating scammer Elana Banykh in Sokolovo in Siberia

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