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I know that many scams are out there and everyone needs to be very careful! Just never send money. But.........I met and married a beautiful Russian lady that is more than I could have ever dreamed of. I went to Vladivostok last October after emailing and talking on the telephone for several months.  She came here on 12/23/01 and we were married on 2/27/02. She is  intelligent, hard working, sexy, gorgeous and we are very happy together. 


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October 03, 2002 - page 1

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Anastasia Fedorova/Nastya (Syktyvkar, Russia)

I was contacted by this person (could be a man or a woman as photos are stock images they use) when he/she answered my Personals ad on the Yahoo Personals. Luckily right off the bat I was suspicious, but continued correspondence to see the progression, which ultimately ended with theLetter 13 request for money for the passport/visa. This site alerted me early on, as "her" photos were among those listed on here as known scammers. "her" letters also followed the typical non-response to my questions from previous emails, and the form letters fell in love with me for no good reason so quickly. Her initial letter said to call her either Anastasia OR Nastya.

Letter 1:

Hi. I was pleasantly surprised when has found out your answer in my mail box.  I have tried to write to you but I thought that you will not answer to me.  It so is interesting to correspond with the foreign man from America. I  very badly know computers but I went on rates of training to the computer.  I now know how to use mail on the computer. As you have understood or not but  I live in Russia in city Syktyvkar. I shall send to you a map where my city  is located. If want I shall tell to you about my city. I today went in  computer club and I have made new photos now I can send to you it if you  want. In this letter I shall send you my new photo. I have twenty seven  years old now but in the end of autumn it will be 28 to me. I'm interested  in man for my life. I the lonely woman but I do not want to be alone. I  was never married and I havn't kids still. I have serious intentions and  I do not want to make a wrong choice. I have tried to write to you and now  I see that you have answered to me, I think we can begin to correspond with  you. I have written only once and you have answered to me I think that  you are interested. Is it true? We are two people which want to meet someone.  I think we can try to know better each other but if you don't want it's  your choice. I want to ask you do you correspond with women already? Maybe  russian women? Do you have russian friends or friends who know russian people?  It's interesting for me. Do you know russian language? I studied the English  language at school and university and I think you understand me. I can speak  english also. I have finished university on a speciality "The Finance and rights"  and now I work in private shop as the financier. We have the computer here and I use it for our correspondence. But you must know I can't use it for long long time and please if you will send me the photos try to make it not much volume (size). There is no internet connection available but the email is works. So  I write you from my work. Sometimes I use the translation program to write to you because I don't know some words but most of all text I write personally. I  can write you 5-6 times per week, I think I can't write on sunday but I can  on saturday.(I work in saturday sometimes). Now I live alone and I rent my flat. Please tell me in your next email (if you will decide to correpond with me of course) how you want that I call you. You may call me Anastasia or Nastya. If you will answer me I'll write you tomorrow. I'll wait for your response. Anastasia.

Letter 7:

Hi my friend Dave. I'm very glad to write you today. It's warm here. I thought about you Dave this days.  Usually I spent my time at my home in weekend. I don't know what to do in weekends and I clean my  flat watch tv and read. I want to change my life and find the man which will make me happy and  which I make happy too. Every day I wake up at morning 6-7 o'clock, have my breakfast which usually I prepare by myself, I like to have tea at morning. Then I go to my work, I stand on bus stop and go to my work. Sometimes when I have much time before start of my work I go to my work on foot and  it takes about 15-20 minutes. I like to walk sometimes and you? I am at work up to 7 o'clock evening.  (I start to work at 9 morning). I like to work and I think without work it is very boring to me.  I don't know which quotations in your country but I want to tell you about our economic life.  Our people hope that everything must be all right soon, our people trust our president Vladimir  Putin, but I badly know the politics and I think it's not my enthusiasm. So my salary is about 1,5-2 thousands of roubles per month. and it's about 50-70 american dollars if you want to know. But our prices is not very big, for example I pay about 700-800 roubles for my rent flat and other  money I spend for food, clothe and other things. For example bread cost about 5-6roubles and usual  dress about 600-800 roubles. I don't know it's interesting to you or not but it's the life in Russia.  It's the very big salaries in Moscow about 7000-30000 roubles but the flats cost very much, for example  if you wanted to buy the flat in Moscow it will cost about 20000-100000 american dollars. It's fantastic  sums and if someone want to rent the flat it will be 200-300 dollars per month. I don't know prices of your country. After 7 o'clock I go home, watch tv, read or sometimes I go with my girlfriends Olga and Luda in cafe and we speak a lot, have tea. Sometimes we go to cinema or in sports hall. I want to find someone and change my life I want to live for someone, who knows maybe it's you Dave. I had one man before and he was not the best choice. He liked to drink alcohol very much and when he was drunk he become angry and silly. It offended me much and we have parted. Some times he has struck me. I don't love him and decide to live alone. Now I want to find someone, I don't know the destiny and I tried to write you, you answer to me and now I'm interested in you and want know all about you, you may ask me all questions what you want Dave. I'll answer you. I told my girlfriends and my mother about you Dave. They said that it's good but I must be cautious first time and must don't make a mistake. They says Hi to you Dave. I want to know you better please tell me more about you, I want to know how is your day, how you like to spend time. I'll wait for your answer. I send you my other photo today, all my photos was made not very much timeago. Hope you  like it. Please call me Anastasia because Nastya occurs from aNASTyAsia, and Nastya it's children's name. When we will be much closer you could call me so. Your good friend Anastasia.

Letter 13:

Hi my love Dave!  Today is not hot here again, and I'm thinking of you Dave. It was a great day when I received  the first letter from you I thank the God and I know that I found the man which name is Dave and I love you. Today I find out up to the end all about opportunities come to you. The last weekend was too slowly lasted without hearing of you Dave, and I miss you Dave. I am pleased with an opportunity to meet you soon, and I want it very much, I think you want it too, your letters was the ray of light in my life. As you know I was not interested in moving to other country but I will do it because I found my love and it's you Dave!!! We have firm in our city which makes the documents for people who want to leave the country.  I asked about moving to your country and I got the answer that I need the visa, foreign  passport and some other documents for registration. We have defined(determined) a type of  the visa and it's type which allows to marry in the future but if it will be not realize I  must return to my country after ninety days it's limit for visa. I asked about prices and was  very surprised, first I ask about terms (time) of performance and they said that there is many  people who wants to make documents and leave the country but if I'll make the application now,  and pay for it now they will make all documents not more than two weeks, and if I'll not make  the application, documents will be prepared not earlier than two or three months because  there are many people who wants to do it. I was very surprised of price of it. It cost three hundreds and twenty nine american dollars. It's make me little suppressed and disappointed I don't have so much now. I was make application but I must pay for it. I asked my mother about our savings she said that the money should not be a barrier between two people which love each other. I counted my sum and I found out that I have only about fifty dollars and my wages will be not soon. I asked my friends about helping me and they said that havn't it at the present moment. I asked the advice my mother and she said that maybe you Dave can help me because he loves me. I asked her how he can help me, because he is far from me. My mother said that Dave can send the money through company which make this service. I asked about it on my work and I know now that exists reliable and fast company which makes remittances in world and it's called western union. I has remember that I saw advertising this company on tv. I take a directory book and found the address of it and it's not far from me. I went there and I asked them about service. They said that sender must go to the western union branch, give them information: the name and last name of receiver, country they make transfer and bring the ten digits secret code to sender. The receiver must know ten digits for receiving money. They say that the branches of it must be everywhere worldwide. Here is the information about me: Country: Russia City: Syktyvkar Name: Anastasia Lastname: Fedorova Address of branch of western union: SEVERNY NARODNY BANK PERVOMAISKAYA, 68 SYKTYVKAR,167000 phone: 7(821)2441931 I must know your full name, full address, your contact phone. You must know Dave that I decide to ask you about it because I love you and trust you  very much. I decide to come to you because I feel this way and you are very necessary to me, I decided to come to the unfamiliar country and I never be outside my country. But I decided to do it because now you are part of my life and I trust you in all. I think you trust me too and love me too. You must inform me the closest airport to you I'll ask the help with ticket from my relatives. Please don't forget to tell me the closest airport. My love Dave I need 289 dollars I think you will help us because we found our love and we want to meet closer. You must inform me ten digits and I can receive it. You must know Dave we must hurry because I can receive the documents soon and if we lost the time it is necessary for a long time. Now it's very difficultly to receive the visa to your country, and it's fact, but if I pay now I think I do it. I think about sense of money, and I'm very sad if this paper can prevent people to meet each other. In most cases the money play a main role in life but it's not right! I'm sure. And the quantity of money was and will not important to me I always not aspired to material enrichment and don't search specially for rich man. I appreciate human qualities and relations and I love you Dave!!! I love you all my heart, I want to be with you now... I want to be with you forever. If it's mutually we will be very happy in our life. I think you love me too and we will meet very soon. You are my love Dave. My heart is yours. I'm waiting good news from you, I hope everything will be all right and we will be together soon. Every day I think about our meeting, and I think it's real, we must use this chance of destiny. I LOVE YOU!!!!!!!!  p.s. I send you photo special for you it was made by my girlfriend (she loves photograph very much) I never show it to anybody it's only for you. I love you!  Your love Anastasia.

I of course never sent money, thanks to the info learned beforehand on this site. Thank you. Dave

Elena Orehova (Chelyabinsk City, Russia)

Hello, my name is Mike I am 32 years old, single, with no children and I live in Virginia.I wanted to tell you about my experience with a fraud. I kind of found out by accident. I was looking to see if I could find a map with her street on it in Chelyabinsk City. So I typed the words "Chelyabinsk City 107 Darvina Street" and hit search on my computer. Was I shocked to find what I saw. I saw the same address but with another name. It is on page 88 and she uses the name Natalya/Natasha Komarova. Elena used the email address of She also spoke of her friends Tatyana and Kent. Tatyana met Kent from Canada on the internet. Well, so she says. All Elena did was write how Tatyana's experience in finding a wonderful man on the internet was her motivation in wanting to come to the USA and with me. Luckily, I only blew $10.00 on her. I had spent $101.00 on roses but the very next day after I found your website, the florist in Russian said no such person lived at that address. They were nice enough to refund $91.00 and only charge me $10.00 for delivery fees.  There's another piece of irony in that she said to NEVER send her anything because people steal mail regularly in Russia. Now, I know the real reason why she told me not to. Yes, my heart is broken but it could have been so much worse. Thank you SO much for your website. mike is a complete scam. I am a 38 year old american in los angeles. the pictures on meetabride are stolen and not real russian women. you will get no response from any women or from the web site.

Tanya (Tatyana) Touching Hearts Club

Here is the actual correspondence, and pictures. I just did not email back.


Hello Brian! :) thank you for you reply :) i live Ukraine. i hope this ok. i very happy you reply me. :)) yes i prefer mature man because they wise and more serious about life and family. this important to me. I speak and write English pretty good, but not perfect. I learning very fast. I do not have a computer at home and can not click to hyperlink either. :( I register with agency to send and receive e-mail when need . When I not able to reply quickly, this is problem. It cost some to send for email in ukraine. Please not worry about I forget to you ok. :)  I am look for a sincere relationship. Men my country are most time drunken or do not want make commitment and to have family. I only 25 year, but I very mature and I learn most about home and family value from parents. i have for one brother.  I would like to start a new life and have family of own. I speak to my parents and they wish best for me, but my dad don't believe possible sometime. He think I silly to find happiness on internet. He think no man in other country will send for me and that man only to play internet. This not stopped me. I register with agency that can make for my documents, visa, tickets, etc. This my dream! :) I told my father of what I planning, and costs, and he cannot afford for costs. Agency can make for me visa and plane fair under special program for students. It called foreign student exchange. I would be allowed into foreign country for 3 months. If I become married or obtaine work visa, I could stay longer or stay for always. I don't want to scare you away with marriage of course. :) But I want to be sincere and honest with you of what I want in life, and hopefully, we match. I think i need only look in you eyes once, and I think then I know for sure about heart :~). If I to arrive and it not work for us, I atleast make chance meet you and try make a life with you once. I would really like to meet partner in other country. I have friend who put ad like my ad and meet for her soulmate. She then fly to other country to meet her partner. They become married and plan for family together. They live California. I would love for this to happen me too. :) I am very dedicate, honest and treat partner with great sincerity. I hope that you sincere to meet because I would love to meet person who has sincere heart also. If you are sincere with meeting and want woman with good value and respect to you, and to know place as woman, maybe you reply to me again, and that we meet possibly. I don't have any doubts or hesitation about my choice to make this step in life. I know this what I want. And if could, I would leave today to meet my partner and i not be scared this chance take. :~) I ask if you interest me, that you not to write for other girl. I not jealous, but I give all my heart and effort to decision and want same from partner who interest me. I am client at agency that can help me with leave Ukraine to meet partner. my cousin also work this agency and am wait for hope to meet my soulmate and leave very soon. Once my account pay, I can leave less 2 weeks. So you see how to serious I am I hope. :~)  Where exact you live and exact work you to do? send to me you telephone and i can to call you. I do not have phone, but I may have chance to use friend's phone or call box if you sincere want to meet. I have chance call you in my next day i think.  Love Tatyana, not forget send you telephone... i look forward speak you :) ps. i not able open attached. send jpg format if possible.

Touching Hearts Club
12 Hospitalna St. ., Kiev 
01002, Kiev, Ukraine
Ekaterina Smirnova, Account Manager
Dmitri Kolobov Orlov, President
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Tanya, I read your profile and you sound like a sweet girl; I am flattered that you sent me a message. Tanya you are a baby, at 23 of course you probably are the cutest. Being an older guy of course and actually having a girlfriend, lover, or wife at such a tender age is, well, exciting! Anyways, I would like to see your picture just to know who I am corresponding with. I am sending mine as well.  B.D

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