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Dating scam from Kazan, Russia - Part 1

I would like to warn fellow males from a scam artist, located in Russia.

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I had a profile posted on an American dating web site and a female from my area answered me. Her letter was a few lines long, in good English and she seemed honest and cute, so I replied.

The letter said she had a read-only trial account and would not be able to receive messages, so she included a yahoo email address. She asked me to write to this yahoo email address. I did this and a few days later her trial account was gone, she explained that she deleted it because she found me. (that is what she answered, when I asked her about it)

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This girl claimed to live in Kazan, Tartastan, 26 years old and called herself Barbi.
There was something suspicious about her letters, in particular I always had the
impression that she did not really read mine every time. Sometimes she wrote
personal, matching replies, then sometimes not. her photos of which she sent
about 25 so far, had number like 5.jpg, 6.jpg, 35.jpg etc.

Yesterday I did a query for some phrases of some of her emails and found them
posted on 2 other web sites. Apparently she wrote identical letters to other guys
using different names and different pictures. She or he asked those guys for money,
supposedly for tickets or visa paperwork. I guess I am lucky that she never asked
me for any money. However, I felt fooled when I saw "my" emails had also been
sent in parts to other guys.

For that reason I will post her here letters. I know that parts of these letters
have been posted on 2 other sites, but not all.
I include the full headers in the first email. The sender comes from a russian
dial-up but in another email I sent her a URL to one of my web sites and apparantly
"she" uses some sort of satellite DSL for the downstream, the IP number was
84.xx (to be filled in later).

Letter 1:

X-Originating-IP: [] 
Authentication-Results:; domainkeys=neutral (no sig) 
Received: from (EHLO ( 
          by with SMTP; Wed, 07 Sep 2005 23:02:29 -0700 
Received: from [] ( []) 
          by (8.12.11/8.12.11) with ESMTP id j885LxCa024528 
          for ; Thu, 8 Sep 2005 09:28:33 +0400 (MSD) 

Hello  Peter!  Have good day? The computer in service of acquaintances
found  to me Some profiles of people which coincide with my inquiry. I
Preliminary  studied them and has decided to send you to the first the
message  Because  your  profile  seems to me more interesting. I hope,
that You have time to send me some messages that we could it is better
to  learn about each other. I shall tell a little about myself; my age
of  26 years old and my birthday on On July, 22. I was not married and
I  live  in an apartment with my parents. Some years, after the ending
of  training  I work seller of home appliances in a supermarket. To me
To  like  productive  leisure,  periodically  go  in  for  sports  for
maintenance  of  a  body. I like to travel and be in different places,
but  My  work  does  not  allow  me  to  do it frequently. I have many
friends,  We sometimes together spend time, play billiards and tennis,
we  have  Other entertainment. I send you the picture that you knew my
person. Me very much like different sweet things, such as a pie, cake,
sweet.  But  frequently  I  do  not permit itself to have it to not be
thick.  Still  I  love beautiful clothes and different things of light
colours.  I  like  of light tone, such as light-blue, pink, beige. And
what your favourite colour? Please Ask things interesting you about me
and  inform  me  some  The  information  on  you:  what  you  love  an
entertainment?  What your character? What You love qualities in women?
Whether  You  had  the  wife?  I shall answer on your questions and to
inform  you it is more about itself in following e-mail! I shall be To
wait  for  your  messages.  My  email  is  I with
impatience  shall  wait letter from you and I shall answer you at once
as soon as you to me write. it will be pleasant for me to see your new
photos  and  to learn a lot of new about you. Write to me I wait. Your
friend Barbi.

Letter 2:

Dear mine , where you were gone, why any more do not write me
the letters, I wait already what is the time, and them all no.
There can be I you something has offended? Write to me please.
With impatience I wait Barbi.

Letter 3:

Hi  Peter!  Have good day! Peter, you ask, where I live - to To regret
it is far from you. Otherwise it was not necessary for us much e-mail,
To  learn  each  other. I for the first time have acquaintance through
the  Internet.  It was very difficult to me to place my structure in a
service  of  acquaintances,  because  I  am  in Russia, the service of
acquaintances  does not accept the members from this country. I had to
specify  in a profile, that I am in USA. In this letter I shall inform
you  a  little  information myself and if the dialogue with me will be
interesting  to  you,  I shall tell about myself in more detail in the
following  letters. I live in an average part of Russia, in city Kazan
in Tatarstan republic. But if we shall decide to meet, I hope, that it
not  Will  be  a problem for us because I have made a little Travel to
other countries. I was in the several countries of Europe; For example
Turkey,  Italy, Germany. I made these travel as The tourist. Therefore
Peter,  you should not have excitement be relative That we not beside.
I  such  woman,  that if I shall like The person for a meeting I shall
reach  even  on the moon. Besides in Our days is not a problem to make
such  travel.  I not I worry about it and I have necessary feelings to
get acquainted and it is possible To have relations with the person of
other  state.  It  is  very  interesting  -  Other  culture, thinking,
traditions.  For  me  this  new-Probably and you Peter Can learn, that
such  the  Russian woman. I hope that you have not lost interest to me
and will answer me soon. I wait for yours e-mail, my American friend.

Letter 4:

HI  Peter!  I am pleased to receive your reciprocal message. For me it
was pleasant to receive the letter from you today. I am very glad that
you have written to me. Thank for your picture, it me to like. I shall
be To increase and to unpack it. I liked absolutely all your pictures.
That  picture  with the clown really amusing! What small little mouse!
You  have  made  absolutely  correctly,  that have not listened to the
neighbour  and  have let off that little mouse. Peter You e-mail means
for  me,  that  I  too was interesting to you. You Really Peter, see a
picture  of  me  nice?  Peter,  at me is present to you It is a lot of
questions  and  I  would  like to ask them in the messages, I hope you
Will allow to me answers to them - OK? You for me the nice person, And
on this for me it is important to know your opinion on some things. Me
to  not  irritate, that you to be more senior than me. I to search for
the mature man, which would be to wise and scientific life. I like the
men which is more senior than me and can learn me to something in this
short  life.  I to want to connect destiny with the man of such age as
you.  I  think, that you read my structure and could see there, that I
haves  serious  intentions  to get acquainted with the good person for
relations  . I shall try to tell a little about my character. I do not
know  as  it to start, I think, that I very romantic person. I like to
communicate with people, it is pleasant to me Good humour. I very much
appreciate  such  qualities  in  people,  as  fidelity  and honesty. I
believe  in love, and I think it very valuable thing which needs to be
protected.  I  very  much  The jealous person. I adore, when to me pay
compliments  and is ready to listen to them indefinitely. For me it is
necessary,  that around of me there was a cleanliness and the order, I
frequently  am  engaged  cleaning. Also to me to like to prepare for a
meal,  various  tasty  things. It is pleasant to me romantic relations
between  the  man  and  The woman, but probably all women dream to get
acquainted  with  good  The person to have with him beautiful romantic
relations.  But  frequently such things come to an end Very quickly. I
have  no intention to spend myself on such acquaintances. While I have
not  met  In  the  life of such person to which I would decide to give
myself and the life. But me it would be desirable to find such person.
I  think,  that  for  the  woman  the main thing to have in a life not
Career  or  other  success, and strong family and the favourite person
beside  what to care of him. Tell please, you dream to meet what woman
in  the life? Excuse Peter, that I ask you to discuss such frank thing
with The person whom you know couple of days. But it is interesting to
me  to  know  It  about  you.  I  shall  wait  for yours e-mail. Yours


Letter 5:

Hi ,  I was sad that you do not write me and do not answer on my
letters.  There can be I you than that has offended or you simply play
with me in games? I wait from you of the answer. Yours Barbi.

At that point I had started to ignore her because her letters were ridiculous, not reflecting what I had written. However, things picked up then again..

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2009-06-12, 21:13:42
anonymous from Canada  
Watch out for this one SCAM

2009-06-23, 03:18:45
anonymous from Palestinian Territory
2009-07-01, 21:05:54
[hidden] from United States  
Guys watch out for this guy in Kazan, Russia. He knows the right things to say and how to push the right buttons. Igor Stepanov got me for $7000. I will add more details later. I don't have everything organized right now. But watch out - He got me to fall in love with him and then convinced me to help him get to the US. And then when I would not send him anymore money - He never contacted me again.

2009-07-02, 02:41:20
[hidden] from Salem, United States  
designerchu********** from the USA

While, Your posting is greatly appreciated, I must warn, You
to please for, Your sake contact the site administrator and
have, Your e mail address removed immediately.
Contact Peter at
Tell him the name of the thread
[ Dating scam from Kazan, Russia - part 1 ] page # 81
Date 2009 - 07 - 01, Time 21:05:54
Scammer watch this site constantly and will flood your
in box and even attack, Your computer.

Kind Regards Agent 86 Maxwell Smart \\'^o^'//
2009-07-02, 03:18:27
wanwan from Japan  

I am sorry you have got scammed.
And please listen to Agent86.
His words are right.
If you won't remove your e-mail address,
your mailbox will be flooded with scammer's dirty mails.
And caution !!
If you will find a ZIP file in mails,
NEVER OPEN that ZIP file !!
It is a TROJAN Horse.
The one will steal your personal info.
Your computer will be controlled by Russian Scammers in Russian Fed.
It means '' remote control from Russia ''.
So please listen to agent86,and you will contact the admin as soon as you can.

After removing your e-mail address,please come back and post on again .
At that time you will give us your handling name like '' OJAS,agent86,Mark Gones,Forgetkopia,JJ,BB,''.
Then I hope you,
1) his all info
2) especcially his mail header info.

And please contact this website,

We are waiting for you !!
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2009-07-02, 07:41:54  

I would recommend that you write a formal complaint against Igor and send it to Russian police. At the very least they will investigate his activities.


Also, I will send you an email message because I have one additional thing to discuss with you.

Elena Garrett
@ Russian-Detective
2009-07-02, 22:47:33   (updated: 2009-07-02, 23:46:04)
[hidden] from Salem, United States  

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2009-07-05, 00:09:30   (updated: 2009-07-05, 00:22:59)
anonymous from United States  

2009-07-05, 00:27:53
anonymous from United States  
beware of elena..sweet53
2009-07-05, 00:29:52
anonymous from United States  
2009-07-05, 09:51:49   (updated: 2009-07-05, 09:56:05)
surely anoth pic from the infamous elenasweet 53 scam
2009-07-05, 09:52:46
crafty scam from the infamous elenasweet 53 scam
2009-07-17, 21:31:55
anonymous from United States  
I MET TATYANA.. SHE STOLE MY HEART..I PREPARE MYSELF FOR AN ADVENTURE..i TRIED TO STOP HER BUT SHE KEPT SENDING PHOTOS OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL,AND DISREGARDED MY CONCERNS.She was sweet and loving,She was quick to me..said I was the man of her dreams...I PAINTED NO FALSE IMIAGE. i WAS SINCERE i WAS ROMANTIC FOR she is very lovely..I told her of my self. She knows I am coming. She waits ..I become closer.My ship is not found,and half the crew is scattered in to Newark, Elizabeth, Irvington and Bayonne..
2009-07-18, 01:32:25   (updated: 2009-07-18, 01:32:51)
[hidden] from Salem, United States  
Anonymous from the USA

You are to be ignored by everyone here !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Welcome to the, I will soon be gone club.

Your jerking Our Chain aren't, You ?
Your running joke across several threads was a bit much.
Go the Fuck Away and don't come back.
Your a scammer or the Friend of one.
Your Postings are Trash just like You are Trash. !!!!!!!!!

Bupkus Your Stupid Ass !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Your not worth trying to talk to at all.
Only a Idiot would make the Postings, You have.

Agent 86 Maxwell Smart \\'^o^'//

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2009-07-20, 15:24:52
anonymous from Denmark  
Here is a scam as well. calls herself jemiliya from Kazan.

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