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Example of a Russian Dating Scam Email

Olga, A Beautiful Russian Woman Wants to Fall in Love With You?... or Your Money?

Olga is another example of a Russian dating scam. Are you considering finding a Russian wife, corresponding with a Russian woman, using a Russian dating agency, already been scammed or just want to be sure that your correspondent and relationship is genuine?  Then read on, and find out about the bizarre world of the Russian online dating.  Things are not always what they seem! Here's a typical scam email.


Actual scam emails received:

First email from the scammer "Olga":

hi i am responding to the mail you sent me on the dating web site  ..... yes i would like to get to know you . and we can send pictuers .  and share some of the things that are making or breaking our day through mail ..... personal email .. lol right now i am being burried in snow . some how i have to get to my wood pile . it is under so mush snow that is going to be almost imposible . i might have to buy another truck load of tree length. and have i dumped in the middle of my driveway . i think i could do with out snow next year . this has been enough snow for two years easy .. am sending a pic of me ... you know looks are not everything . and it could be fun just to mail someone now and then .. even if you are not attracted to that person

.. best thing is to be honest and not to give someone any false hopes .. well i will wait to see if you mail me .. i am resigning from the dating web site ... because it is easy to join again . i dont pay them i just  join the free membership . and i have i hope made a pen pal with you. i am very busy most the time . and i like it that way ..

really i do not enjoy days off from work unless my body is very tired . i take a vacation a few times a year and travel some were that i  hope will be exciting. other than that i would live at the mill if they would let me .


Next email from "Olga"

Kevin hello! Thank's for your reply so much!!!

I like your photo!!!!! I find you very attractive!!!!!

I hope soon I will be able to come to your area and we will meet each other!

This time I will write you more about myself. I think you should know more about my life and my hobbies so you will know if we have any common interests. I'm 26 years old, not too young I think? My birthday is 20 March. I'm 164 cm tall (5.8) and 56.5 kg weight..

I don't know exactly my bust-waist-hips measurements, I don't have a reason to measure it because I think it's OK and my body is proportionate ))

Sometimes it seems to me that my bust too big :-)

I have no more minuses )))

 

I take care of my body, I do aerobics three times a week and I go to the swimming pool twice a week.

I have no sister or brother. I live with the father and mother. We all live in two-rooms flat.

As I wrote you I live in Russia. The name of my city is Seversk, it's near Tomsk city. Seversk is very small and Tomsk is a large city, the main city in our district.

I graduated from Tomsk Humanitarian University two years ago.

As I wrote you I`m a menager of the big shop, my city is small but we have a big shop here. Sometimes I attend courses in Tomsk so I have several diplomas (look pic), but you know in russia we don`t have good work opportunities. But this work help me to take care about myself. When I come to your city I think it won`t be a problem to find work on my specialization (I shall work as the simple seller).

My father is 58 years old now, my mom is 46. You see my mom is much younger then my father and they are very happy together. My mother is a teacher of music in the school. I also could play a piano a little. I like classic music, jazz, rock, lounge. I like all kinds of music!

A little about my father: he is in a good shape because we usually make exercises together, he doesn`t work now, because he is retired already.

I love both my parents and I'm happy my parents will be not alone when I leave them and will go to another country. Of course I will miss everybody but I want to have my own happiness!

Do you have an International Airport in your city? Please write me it's name an code. Or write me the name of the nearest International Airport to you.

I write you my emails from Internet cafe, I don't have my own computer. If you want I can call you when I will be in Moscow, it would be nice to talk to you. We don't have international calls here. I suppose in few days I will fly to Moscow and start my trip! Today I will tell my parents about you, I'm sure they will be happy that someone is waiting for me over there!

There is no any messenger in this Cafe so we can only keep emailing each other. I hope you are not getting bored to read my emails?

My address here is Russia, Seversk Lenina street 18 flat 30, post code(zip) - 636035

So now you have a representation of who I am.... I just can tell you that I enjoy life and I try to live to the fullest, I like to try new things. I'm not that smart.. I was not that good in mathematics, physics, biology and so on! I don't like to be smart! But I'm very tender, caring, artistic, faithful, decent person.

Sometimes I can be not well organized, I think everybody had it's own minuses and pluses. I don't look any special qualities in a man. I just hope he will be faithful to me and ready to create a happy family with me and I will do everything to make him happy. I'm looking for a soulmate!

OK... it's time to finish my email. I'm sending a kiss by the wind to you and if I sent it to the right destination you should receive it by evening )))) I hope you will catch my kiss somehow )))

bye!

Olga

Next email from "Olga"

Hello!!! It was very nice to receive a message from you!

I'm sending my photo so you can remember who I am.

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 writing.

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 abroad for three months or so and I would like to meet a nice man to be my guideor just be good friend to spend time with.I think that it is hard enough to live in foreign town without friends and also I have never been abroad. I am from so small town here in Rusian Federation,I am afraid to be lost.

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 color, I just want to know that he is kind and open-hearted inside.

I don't want to live in Rusian Federation 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 plans. In Ru ssia many young girls also want to start a new life abroad, so many of them used a special program "W ork and travel" for young people who wants to work abroad. I also decided to do so and to use it. This program just helps to register documents and gives suitable work in any state(town)of USA, Canada or Europa (or other big

country) . I just need to choose.I already started to register documents and now I need to decide in which city I want to work.

I`m 26 years old and I`m not afraid of work (I shall work as the seller in shop or cafe of a fast food).

I think it is the right way for me, I am lost here, and I think that I look pretty enough to find a better place. I never been abroad so I decided to find a friend abroad and make his city to be my destination. I want to repeat the same way,it is my only chance to change my life.

I am full of plans and different dreams.

I have brown hair and green eyes. I think I look very good, but first of all I want to be beautiful inside.

I do hope that you  will be not disappointed to meet me in the real life if we will 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. My 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 think that my e-mail starts to be too long so I will tell you all details about me and my life that you would like to know in next e-mails if you will like my pictures and will want to meet me! I send my photos.

Pics are made in streets of my city!

With best regards Olga! (this is my real name)

P.S

I hope it's OK with you and I will receive an answer from you!

I'm responding from my private email address.

I hope I'm your type of girl, I'm not sure you like Slavic appearance!! I hope so!

OK, I will wait for your answer. When I hear back from you I will write more things about myself and send more pics!

At the point the victim recognized the scam


What can you do to avoid being scammed on dating websites

Scammers are present everywhere on the dating websites. Even if you use established dating websites, like Match.com, eHarmony, etc., and even the women say they live in your own country, you may be scammed.

Before you invest your emotions into a long distance relationship, compare what they say against common sense.  Someone who claims to be in love without, sight unseen, never having met you in person, is mostly a scammer or simply unbalanced.

Apply the same common sense rules of safe dating online as you would in person.


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