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First reported as Marina Kushakova
|Also reported as:||Irina Iskakova, Irina Egorova, Olga Zhukova, Elena Kruchinina, Svetlana Kurmakova, Alena, Oksana Omelchenko, Ekaterina Smirnova, Tatyana Kiseleva, Irina Galkina, Ekaterina Golubok, Ludmila Tarasova, Elena Inyutina, Valeria Chekaleva, Elena Alekeesva, Natalia Shustova, Irina Satanova, Lubov Kazanceva, Anastasia Kudryavtseva, Olga Krasavica, Olga Suldina, Ekaterina Sibagatullina, Julia Rebova, Yasmin, Cynthia Eva Anderson, Oksana Novikova, Tatyana Nikitina, Ludmila Kislyash, Susan Patrick, Monica Morgan, Elena Prozorova, Sussy|
|Variants of name(s):||Alenka, Alenka, Alenush, Ali, Aliona, Ally, Alona, Alyona, Alyonchik, Alyonka, Anastacia, Anastasiia, Anastasija, Anastasiy, Anastasiya, Anastassia, Anastasya, Anastesiya, Anasteysha, Asya, Catherine, Cnythia, Cyntia, Ecaterina, Ekaterinacka, Ekaterinka, Ekaterinusha, Ekaterinusik, Ekatrina, Eleena, Elen, Elenka, Elenochka, Eli, Ellena, Ellene, Elona, Helen, Helena, Helga, Ira, Irchonka, Irchushka, Irena, Irene, Irinka, Irisha, Irishik, Irishka, Irka, Irocha, Irochka, Iroschka, Irushka, Irusichka, Irusik, Irwinka, Iryna, Iryush, Iulia, Iuliia, Iuliya, Jelena, Jule, Julechka, Julichka, Julie, Juliya, Julusha, Julya, Julye, Kat, Katarina, Kate, Katenka, Katerina, Kateryna, Kath, Katherin, Katherina, Kati, Katia, Katiya, Katja, Katka, Katrin, Katrina, Katty, Katuha, Katusha, Katushka, Katuska, Katy, Katya, Katysha, Kensij, Ket, Ketrin, Ksusha, Ksushka, Ksyusha, Lariya, Larusushka, Larusya, Lelya, Lena, Lenaa, Lenchik, Lennochka, Lenochka, Lenusik, Lenusikka, Lenusya, Lera, Leria, Lerka, Lerochka, Lerok, Leruska, Lerusushka, Lerusya, Lienkchik, Liubov, Liudmila, Ljuba, Ljubasha, Ljubov, Lleena, Luba, Lubasha, Lubashka, Lubavochka, Lubow, Luda, Ludasha, Ludonka, Luria, Lyba, Lybavushka, Lybawa, Lyuba, Lyubasha, Lyubka, Lyubochka, Lyubov, Lyubovinka, Lyubovochka, Lyubow, Lyubushka, Lyuda, Lyudmila, Lyudonka, Marinka, Marinochka, Marisha, Maryna, Marynochka, Mila, Milka, Nansy, Nastasia, Nastasya, Nastena, Nastenka, Nastia, Nastja, Nastka, Nastuha, Nastya, Nastyona, Nastysha, Nastyusha, Nata, Natalchika, Natali, Natalichka, Natalie, Nataliya, Natalochka, Natalushka, Nataly, Natalya, Natalyy, Natasha, Natashechka, Natashenka, Natashka, Nathalia, Natty, Natusha, Natusik, Natuska, Natusy, Natusya, Nensy, Oksanka, Oksanochka, Oksanushka, Oksusha, Oksy, Olchik, Olechka, Olechkaanks, Olena, Olena, Olenka, Oleshka, Oleshka, Olgo, Olgunka, Olha, Olia, Olinushka, Oliya, Olja, Olly, Olra, Olushka, Oly, Olyushka, Oxana, Stasya, Susha, Sussan, Suzan, Sveta, Svetik, Svetla, Svetlanka, Svetochka, Svitlana, Tanechka, Tani, Tantana, Tanulenka, Tanulya, Tanusha, Tanushka, Tanya, Tanyuha, Tanyusechka, Tanyusha, Tanyushka, Tasha, Tatana, Tati, Tatiana, Tatik, Tatiyana, Tatty, Taty, Tatyanushka, Tetyana, Tonya, Trishka, Tusya, Ulenka, Ulia, Uliya, Valaria, Valerie, Valerija, Valerik, Valeriy, Valeriya, Valery, Waleria, Waleriya, Walery, Yasmine, Yekaterina, Yelena, Ylia, Yliya, Ylya, Yryna, Yula, Yulchika, Yulchona, Yulechka, Yulia, Yuliah, Yulichka, Yulija, Yuliy, Yuliya, Yulosha, Yulusha, Yuly, Yulya, Yulyasha|
|Known location(s):||Cheboksary (Russia); Chelyabinsk (Russia); Kazan (Russia); Kislovodsk (Russia); Lagos (Nigeria); Moscow (Russia); Nizhniy Novgorod (Russia); Pskov (Russia); Rivne (Ukraine); Rostov-on-Don (Russia); Ryazan (Russia); Samara (Russia); Tomsk (Russia); Ulyanovsk (Russia); Vologda (Russia); Yoshkar-Ola (Russia)|
Soviet str., 49-57, 692500, Ussuriysk, Russia|
Russia, Kazan, 467000, street Dekabristov 54 apartment 26
Russia, 420032, Kazan, Krasnokokshayskaya 86-12
Russia, 603122, Nizhniy Novgorod, Bogorodskogo str. 3/1 appt.10
Russia, 427000, Tomsk, Lenina street 23 Apt 125
Russia, 420004, Kazan, Rotornaja str., 35 apartment 9
Russia, 390004, Ryazan, Sovetskaya street, 37
Russia, Tatarstan, Kazan, Bauman Street, 34 - 22
Russia, 420094, Tartarstan, Kazan, Ershova str., 53 apt.28
Russia, 344000, Rostov-on-Don, Krasnoarmejskaja str., 15 apt 10
Rovex House, Hay Hall Rd. Tyseley, Birmingham, England
Russia, 428000, Cheboksary, Svornogo str., 39-12
30 Etim Iyang Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos State, Nigeria
|Found on website(s):||American Singles, Cupid Bay, Face Book, Flirt, I want U, Lava Life, Match, My Space, Perfspot, Red Personals, Yahoo Personals|
|Available fake documents:||view fake documents|
This girl found me on Yahoo Personals and was acting very happy that I responded to her e-mail. She said she loved me after a few e-mails and and wanted to get married. She then told me she needed $400.00 for a visa and medical insurance. That's when I got suspicious and checked out her name on Google and found this web site.
Met Irina through Yahoo personals. Exchanged emails for about 1 month. She had not asked me for money, but I believe she was about to.
She said she had a friend that could help her with obtaining a visa.
Obviously, a visa is not so easy to get. I found her pic on several other sites using different names and ages. Her pic was also posted on several scam blacklists. She did answer my questions and is very good at personalaizing her messages. She even took a picture of herself with my pic on the computer screen in the background. I received over 23 emails in one month with no mention of money. I sent her an email and told her of the other sites and her name on scam blacklist. She stopped communicating.
Never talked about anyone with a real name. Talked alot about trust.
All the letters sound real enough, but thank God I found your site. I am lucky that I didn't have any money to send. It is a classic Travel Scenerio 1 scam. I was disappointed. It will not be easy to trust Russia women now.
Typical 'I've finally found my soulmate' deal after a letter or two. Finally broke off communication after I kept asking for a more personalized picture, rather than a staged model-shot. Never got around to asking for money, but in 'her' last letter, talked about an upcoming vaction, and the visa procedure to come and visit the US. I would guess the funds request was next.
Report N6 (added on March, 23, 2005)
I got contacted by her. Took 4 letters before she professed her love for me. I've had a bunch of these Russian Scammers try and work me.
I'm going to see how long until she try's for money. See if I can get some more photo's from her, I haven't got the topless one you have on this website. She sends two pictures each letter. Even got one of her cat, Murka.
Report N7 (added on April, 2, 2005)
Don't be confused about this scammer, she is not the "real" Ekaterina Smirnova listed here, her "modus operandi" is so different. First, she send a mail without pics or any kind of profile thru Yahoo Personals at your Yahoo mail, and then, when you responds, she start sending very longer mails about the Travel Scenario 1 "She Wants To Visit You".
Her letters are always in English but looks like an jigsaw !!, her English is so bad!! and she is constantly asked you about if you understand everything in her letters,!! maybe preparing you for send her some money to take a language courses!!! (and believe me..she need it...urgently!!)
This "pretty" scammer I think is new in the system because I can't find her (I mean, her pics) altough her name is already listed !!, take care friends!!
Actually I don't break the communications with her in fact I'm waiting "impatience" her next mail... because she don't ask me about sending money or something like that. I want to know more about her "playing tactics" and maintained at yours well informed !! (let's to see who's more smart!!)
Already I have 6 longer mails and 6 beautiful pics from her, if anybody saw her or was contacted, report here inmediatly!! she looks like an "indefense kitten", but I think she's a Lion with shepper skin...
Please help others to stop that scammers, there are many honetly men like me looking for a real hapinness with a real partner. Don't let the scammers break down their lifes!!
If anybody want to contact me, please send a mail to: Rob Wolcott
Report N8 (added on April, 2, 2005)
Tatyana contacted me through an ad on Yahoo personals. I was curious and replied and she seemed extremely happy to be in touch with someone in the US. After a few emails she said she started to grow fond of me and it escalated from fondness, to love, then wanting to get married all in the span of about 3 weeks. The problem came when she needed $350 to get a visa to travel to the US. Luckily I was on to her game from the start and played along just to see how she would hit me up for the cash.
Had I not seen a link to this sight while looking up info on Kazan, I might have fallen for some of her BS.
Report N9 (added on April, 2, 2005)
I have only been in communication with this girl for just under 2 weeks, and she has not yet asked me for money, but now that I've seen her here, I don't plan on continuing long enough for her to do so. I just thought I'd send a couple more photos for you to post if you want, and perhaps this is a new identity and e-mail. I don't ask anything of you for this, I simply thought you someone might benefit from this information. So far I have received 4 messages, and all seem relatively tame, with no mention of money yet.
Report N10 (added on April, 6, 2005)
I was scammed out of 3,000 bucks last year.
Report N11 (added on April, 14, 2005)
I want to let you know so you could ad this to the names that this girl is using. She has tried to scam me and she is now using the name of Alekseeva Elena It all started out as an innocent thing, just emailing. The it progressed within just a couple of letters to I love you, then I want to be with you, then we must meet, and then the scam, the request for money. I am still stringing her alone seeing just how long she will go before she gives up. I figured if she can waste my time, why not waste hers!!!
Report N12 (added on April, 14, 2005)
Obviously to good to be true scenarios should be researchd, so I'm glad this page is here to find.
I just wanted to add that she's still going.
Report N13 (added on April, 30, 2005)
This is a very beautiful young woman. She sends different photos with each email. After about 10 letters she claims that she can no longer live without you. Then she claims to go to the US Embasy and writes that she has bad news, that about $400 is needed to secure a visa. In all of the photos she is very well dressed,and she claims that she is working every day. however, when it comes time to pay for the visa she claims to be broke.
Report N14 (added on May, 26, 2005)
She started to write me, but as soon I answered her letter in russian, she stoped to continue contact me.
Report N15 (added on May, 26, 2005)
First 4 letters fell in love with me.Next letter wanted to move in & hadnot seen picture of me yet.Wrote to me since last week of Feb.until about the 14th of this month,,I sent her letter saying I saw her picture on CBS Nitely news and on Blacklists about scamming men & since then I have received 2 letters from her girlfriend,with one saying Irina is in hospital from being in bad accident,last letter saying that was on the 16th of this month.That was last letter.
Report N16 (added on June, 15, 2005)
This woman contacted me two months ago, and today finally asked for money. Of course, I will NOT send any but I did want to notify your site about her criminal activity. Hopefully, she will be prosecuted for what she has done to others.
Please find attached all of her photo's send. In reviewing your site today, I see Alena has been a very active scam artist. Hopefully, no for much longer as the authorities arrest her.
Report N17 (added on June, 15, 2005)
Exact same letters as a previous poster, word for word. Wants $400 sent by Western Union to Tomsk. It took 2 weeks from the first e-mail to ask for the cash for a Visa.
Report N18 (added on June, 15, 2005)
I don't get any personal info, just sappy love notes. Wants money for visa & trip to Moscow.
Report N19 (added on July, 1, 2005)
This girl has been sending me E-mails since About June 1, 05.
Very convincing, and I believe she wrote to me as another girl from Kirov, Russia, and then told me she was insulted that I had replied. She wants me to send $400 for Visa, etc. to GAZPROMBANK KOSAREVA, 33 TOMSK , 634036. I have not yet informed her that I am aware of the scam; I would like to know if I should keep her in touch, for any reason.
Report N20 (added on November, 11, 2005)
She began writing on 7/29/05. She sent her last letter on 9/16/05 and up to that point had never asked for money, but she had talked about getting her VISA and passing the Medical Examination. She claimed to work in a military factory as a lab worker. She had no family as her mother died four years ago and her father abandoned them when she was a baby.
Report N21 (added on February, 21, 2006)
sended an e-mail to me....money for travel.....
ID address 18.104.22.168
person: Nikolay Nikolaev
address: Volgatelecom Mari El branch
address: Sovetskaya 138
address: 424000 Yoshkar-Ola
address: Russia MariEl Republic
phone: +7 8362 421549
phone: +7 8362 664435
fax-no: +7 8362 664151
source: RIPE # Filtered
Report N22 (added on October, 30, 2006)
She has been in contact with me for a bout only 1 week.. 4 letters, alot of beautiful pics..Has not asked for money yet. I will keep playing her game, maybe someone can bust this Bitch!
Report N23 (added on October, 30, 2006)
found pictures her on several websites. also states she or he is from kazan but email comes from moscow.
Report N24 (added on October, 30, 2006)
I get in contact with this girl on a site on Internet.
She sends me many mails with very nice letter telling me all about her and her family.
After some mail we decide to meet and she wanted to come to Sweden but she didn't have money to go here.
We decided that I should go to her and that she should help me get an invitation and Visa and for that she ask me for 100 Usd that I send to her over Western Union.
But when she gets the money she didn't replay my mails and I have not hear from here since then. I try to send mail to her but I think she block me.
Report N25 (added on October, 30, 2006)
This girl is very good. she reads all letters and answers most questions. ip address in marie-el using dial up and her saying she is from ryazan was a red flag. also that she contacted me on match was another. luckily her name came up on google or i may not have suspected anything for awhile. hasn't asked for money yet but i'm sure it's coming.
Report N26 (added on October, 30, 2006)
This little lady first contacted me at that site, her 1st email was a dead give away,by the end of her 3rd email i never replied so she never got to ask for funds etc.
Report N27 (added on October, 30, 2006)
She contacted my on cupidbay months ago under natalia name and 21 yo, then without photo she contacted me again on cupidbay and again with another name on cupidbay, really stupid, never read my letters.
Report N28 (added on October, 30, 2006)
Tatyana contacted me through myspace. I'd quickly register to look at something particular and had left the personal details as default which meant single. But I hadn't added any information about myself at the time Tatyana contacted me. I was immediately Suspicious because in her first two letters she said how much she liked my profile and how compatible we were which was complete rubbish because as I've said I hadn't wrote anything on it.
Report N29 (added on October, 30, 2006)
I am not sure if she is a scammer or not but the pictures she sent have a lot of resemblence to one of the girls on your site known as marina kushakova.
Report N30 (added on November, 22, 2006)
Typical visa/ticket scam- I was contacted with an e-mail on A.S. - I responded via e-mail to the address she gave and received the first letter which I recognized as one of the cut/paste pre-written letters that I have seen a hundred times over. And once I saw the photo, I knew for sure. These pictures are all over the scammer blacklists.
Report N31 (added on March, 6, 2007)
This snake got me good. I was innocent to all these scams scenarios. Other girls tried before but this one worked all the way to gain my trust. I was looking for real love so I guess I was weak. My mistake was to go out of the USA. Ekaterina or Marina (the way they called here) said was an elementary school teacher. To have a father and a brother called Andrey. This snake was in contact with me for more than 2 months and I fell directly on her net. I lost a lot of money with her, so much that when I see the amounts that other people mention here I have no other choice but to laugh. She got me good and with a very considerable amount of money. She is a professional. I sent her a last message: I will get her soon or later it doesn't matter what it takes. I complaint to the Russian Consulate, but I guess I will have to update the information with her real name, which I find out here on this site. She has a Russian Passport from 2005 and an International Passport from December 2006 which make me believe she will use more the name of Ekaterina Sibagatullina because she has these documents with that name. Unfortunately the International Passport she got it with my damn money. How can we put this bastard behind jail? If anybody knows please tell me firstname.lastname@example.org. I would like to post the passports in this site so let me know what I have to do to have them posted.
Report N32 (added on June, 15, 2007)
This started out innocently enough she contacted me claimed that she got my yahoo personal from dating site.
Report N33 (added on June, 22, 2007)
Using photos of same girl shown in pics on this site.
Report N34 (added on June, 22, 2007)
contacted me via myspace, wanted to believe in it, sent me about 4 mails whith usual stuff, asks money to travel, immediately falls in love, lost her father, nice mother, plays innocent and erotic contents in her mails, I should send you her photos I think.
She managed to get much infos about me so i'm slightly worried.
Report N35 (added on November, 27, 2007)
This one contacted me through lavelife. Thank you for your website!
Report N36 (added on August, 15, 2008)
She wrote an e-mail that says about her situation in a city. Asked me to marry her and to have children. After a while she decided to come here but the money weren't enought.So she plesed me to sent her 400 Euro via Union Bank.
Andrew (Great Britain)
Report N37 (added on January, 5, 2009)
Travel visa scams, etc. Photo's have been circulating since 2005 and latest are Dec 2008 under false name Tanya Nikitina.
Report N38 (added on March, 12, 2009)
Susan is a dating scammer and a very good one. She preys on the kindness of Christians. She even uses a church name PASTOR OBIORA LIVING FAITH PENTECOSTAL CHURCH
and a bogus Travel Agent
Name: MR ANTHONY ONOCHIE
Office Address: 40 ABULADO STREET IKOYI, LAGOS NIGERIA
Easy Travel Agency & Tours
Office Phone: +234-0839379117
I have been staying in contact with her for four months as I was told that taking up their time was a good thing.
Report N39 (added on June, 12, 2009)
I was contacted by a Susan Patrick through my Facebook page asking me to respond directly to her email. email@example.com. I was curious about her and after sending her a response she got back to me with an introduction and sad story about her father having died in a car crash in South Africa. Her mother then took her to Nigeria where her uncle worked for the port authority. Her mother died of malaria a year or so ago and one horrible night she was raped by her uncle. She fled their residence and sought shelter at her church which I later learned to be the Living Faith ministries of the church of God. The Pastors name I'm told is Elvis Bede. I can't be 100% certain but am sure that she has used BEDE as one of her aliases. She was very Quick to declare her love for me and showed an interest in wanting to come to Australia to meet me in person and get to know me better. We corresponded for some time but I noticed that she was not directly responding to any Questions or even topics that I was writing about. She finally mooted the idea that perhaps I could pay for her visa applications as she was financially in a bind as she had taken out a student loan to pay for her nursing courses. I then received an email from EASY TRAVELLING AGENT
Report N40 (added on June, 12, 2009)
Scammer qui demande 300 euros pour visa.
Report N41 (added on May, 28, 2010)
She first wrote to me on Facebook soon after me joining. She seems genuine but she is very attractive and it seems strange she would write to me being so much older. She says she's from South Africa originally but had to move to Nigeria because her uncle got a job there. Her father had died. Her mother is now dead. She seems to write only now and again. She has promised to ring but hasn't yet. She hasn't asked for money though.