Scam letter(s) from Anna Shabunina to Steve (USA)

Letter 1

How are you? I am sorry if I didn't respond to you at once but you see I have no computer at home and I have to go to the Internet cafe which is located not far from my home. I think that first of all I should say thank you that you responded back to me and I guess I need to explain to you at once that I live in Russia, in Sangar city. This city is not far from Yakutsk. It is a very nice and small city. I should say that I have never been to the USA but I think that USA is a good country with nice people and traditions. Actually in my profile it says that I am from the USA.
I hope you are not very sad about it. When I was putting my ad I guess I have done a few mistakes because this is my first experience in Internet datings. I want to be honest from the whole beginning and that is why I want you to know that I am from Russia.
I think I have to tell you more about me and my life here.
It is pretty hot here today, it is about 25 centigrades above zero and what about your place? Is it warm or cold there?
I decided to put my profile on yahoo because I a very lonely here in Russia and I just couldn't find that special man for me here.
I know that many Russian women also found their love somewhere in other coutries and in the USA so I am here now also trying to find my love. By the way one of my friend used to find her husband on yahoo also and now they live happily in Germany in a small city not far from Berlin .
And I also want to be happy with someone special for me, and who will love me. And age doesn't matter for me at all, the main thing is to be happy and find love. I told my friends that I am going to write you and they support me because we all wish each other only happiness.
I think you want to know about my family, well I have never seen my mother because she died borning me. I was brought up by my father who has gone this summer, he was a good Policeman and he was shot.
So I am alone now because I was the only child. As you see now nothing holds me now in this country anymore and I try to find my love. You must be intersted in my likes and dislikes and etc. So here is some more information about me: - I am a surgeon and I work in a city hospital ( I have a doctor diploma from the Medical Academy).
- I am a Christian
- I like white lilies
- My favourite color is blue
- My favourite music is classical
- I love pets and anymals
- I have no kids and I have never been married.
- I love cooking and my favourite food is Italian and Russian one. My best dish is lasagna.
- I have a driving license but I have no car
- I like to go to cinemas and theatres but I don't like disco because it is very noisy there and it is always overcrowded.
- I don't smoke and I drink socially ( for example a glass of red wine)
- I don't have tattoos or piercings exept for my ears.
- I don't like winters though it is very hot now in Russia. I guess that is all for today and I hope you didn't get tired to read my email. Please write me more about yourself, your likes and dislikes...
Unfortunately I have to go home now since I have to do some housework for today.
I very much hope that you will write me back today or tomorrow and I will try to reply to you at once... Your friend from Russia,
Letter 2

Hello my dear
How are you today?
I am very glad to see your email. And would like to see as many pictures of yours as possible, because its very interesting for me and I would like to get to know you better.
Your reply made my day. I am happy to read your emails. I think we have a lot of common and I like it very much. I think we are becoming more closer to each other. I've chosen your profile because I like you very much, when I read your profile I think you are very interesting person. And I have a feeling I was always looking for you. Recently we celebrated my friend's birthday and I felt so sad because her boyfriend was with her. They were kissing and hugging each other.
She got a great bouquet of flowers...I hope that my birthday will also celebrate with my beloved who can be my one and forever.
Could it be you? By the way I have something more to tell you about me. I didnt tell you that I like travelling. I have been in Moscow a few years ago with my friends.
Also I have been in St.Petersburg. It was wonderful to go sightseeing and very interesting.
But unfortunatly I had no chance to visit any foreign country. Some more information about me:
- I have blue eyes
- I am 5'6 height
- I am 55 kg weight ( unfortunately don't know how much it will be in your measurement system) - my sizes (93-63-92 )in cm. I have already told you that I work as a surgeon in a city hospital.I do different operations. But I earn not much in our country. About $200 in your money per month. I do think it is a small salary but all doctors have low salary in Russia.
I was attending courses of English for a few years already and I like this language, though I have never spoken in English with someone who is from English-speaking country. Anyway you can see the level of my knowledge in English by my letters because I write them without any translators.
Today is 20 digrees above zero( this is a teperature in Celcius), and tomorrow I am going to go outside with my friends for BBQ.
I t should be funny. By the way, do you like camp? So strange, time flies so fast...I will be 36 years old soon.
My birthday is on 20th of July.Can you believe it!!!.
But I should say that I don't want to spend it, because I always wanted to celebrate it with my life partner. That is my dream and I hope it will come true one day. You know, now I am very sad that you are so far away from me, cause we couldnt be together on my birthday .
I have one more dream, a dream to have a family, to take care about my housband. Its all I want in my life, i just want to be happy as a woman. And its doesn't matter in what kind of country my future husband is living.
I will be next to him, and I will find any job I can to help have a good style of life.
I guess that is enough for today and I would like to ask you a few questions:
- what are you going to do this coming weekend
- what did you do for fun
- what do you feel about such relationships as we can possibly have. I will be waiting for your reply with great impatience.
I have to run for my work right now...
Goodbye for now
Letter 3

Hello sweety!!! How are you today? How is your week? I hope everything is ok.
I am very happy to read all your letters for me.
Your letters makes my day. And my friends are also happy to see that we are in our correspondence.
I have to tell you that you make my life full of happiness though I cannot write you every day since I am very busy.
And now I know that there is somebody who is thinking about me and now I am not alone.
Thank you for that. And I dont want to put my profile on yahoo again since I dont want to see other emails, just want to corespond with you only. I dont know why but I liked your profile at the first sight, I can't explain it, its difficult to explane for me. Anyway I am really happy that we can talk with each other and share our thoughts, it makes us closer for each other. I told you we were going with my friends to go outside for BBQ but two fo my friends got flue and we didn't have BBQ.
I wish you could be here with me right now because I don't like walk alone.
That is why I am in internet cafe now and writing this letter.I know that I didn't respond to you at once but I had a lot of work. I dont know what else I can tell you about me. I feel that you have already know all things about me. I have fillings as if I know you for a very long time.
By the way the day before yesterday my friends and I went to the cinema it was "National Treasure". You should see it if you still didn't se it, cause its very good movie. As for me I want to hear your voice very much, but I dont have a phone at home and you can't call me but if you want you can give me your number (please inlcude country code and zone area) and I will try to find a way to call you as soon as I can, it will be great, but I don't know how it will be because I have never spoken to anyone in English before .
Speaking about our time difference, I am +9 GMT.
Its very difficult to use messenger because of time diffrence, and I told you that I don't have computer at home. You know , when I stay alone evening Ii am thinking about our first meeting, how it can be, I imagine when you see me in the airport and give me flowers, take my hand and kiss me and we go to your home to celebrate my birthday.
It will be the best gift on my birthday in the world.Or you can visit me and we will celebrate it here alone, only you and me.I am thinking about it all the time. Can you imagine it or not?. What do think about it?
By the way what is the closest airport to your place? Mine is located in Yakutsk. I cant stop writing this letter cause I like it very much, but I have to do some housework and need to go unfortunately. I hope you are thinking of me as much as I am thinking of you and sending pictures for you. I hope when you see them you will think about me, Steve Ok, I wish you good day!!!
Kisses for you!!! From Irina Chernenko with love!!! Russia
Lenina street 22-54.
Letter 4

Hello my sweetheart, How are you today? I am so happy to read your emails. I think you are very special to me and you are a sweetest man and I always dream about you. I told all about our relationships to my friends and they are very happy to see how I happy I am becoming with every day because of you. I dont know what else I can tell you but my mind full of words of love and nothing else. Every day I hope that all its real and you are not just my imagination. My friends say you hello. I have some present for you from them. I cant wait our meeting and think about you every day. What about you ??? You are the man I am looking for. I was in travel agency to find out how I can get to fly to you. And be with you on Birthday. Maybe I will not be able to be with you on my birthday because we don't have much time but still...
I hope we can make it, and I gave your email adress to travel agent and he promised me to send you all information about my trip. But there is one thing, if we want to celebrate my birthday with you in your place , you should tell me if you will help me or not, because they will sale that cheap tickets and if we meet later it will cost much more for us and then later as they say it will be much more difficult to get visa which is valid during 1 month. I don't know why it is so because i am new to this and I have never been to any other country which needs visa but they told me that. Think about it because I can't afford it, because I earn only 200 USD here , but you shouldn't worry because I will give it back to you your money when we meet, cause I will work in some hospital and can earn some money for you. I am sorry to tell that but I am realy want to be with you. I dont know what else I can tell, you know everithing about me. Of course if I could I wouldl ask all my friends to lend me some but I dont have any friends who can do it for me , please understand it, sorry if it makes you sad. I hope you will understand me right. I can speak with all day and night but its better to speak face to face that we can know each other better. Dont you think so ? If you want I can fly to you only for a week and we will see how things go or I can stay with you forever, all in your hands. Ok, now I give you a lot of kisses from me, and I give you my heart, and I believe in my dreams to be with you soon. Love you so much! Want to touch you and kiss you.!!! bye for now Steve PS I will be waiting for your reply . From Irina Chernenko with love!!! Russia
Lenina street 22-54.
Letter 5

9 July, 2005 Dear Sir ! Due to the request of Irina Chernenko we send you the information about the tour from Yakutsk, Russia to the USA Foreign passport - 100 USD Tourist visa for a month , one entry- 125 USD We can offer the next flight on 19 July. We can't provide you with the information about the exact time Irina arrives to you, we will have that information as soon as we receive full payment and start arranging the trip. If this time is ok for You and Miss Chernenko, you should make balance payment sooner. Since our travel agency has discounts, the total price for the trip 986USD is valid for 5 days. Roundtrip tickets with the registration of all the documents for Irina's flight costs 986USD Total: 986 USD We arrange all necessary documents and tickets in 8-10 days after receiving full payment for the trip. PAYMENT INFO: You can transfer the funds for the trip of Miss Chernenko via MONEY GRAM or WESTERN UNION system. It is the fastest and the safest way to transfer the funds. Our travel agency is officially registerred as a private businessman Simonow Sergei, Yakutsk, Russian Federation. As soon as you transfer the funds on the name of our director, will you please e-mail us your full name and MTCN (money transfer control number) and we shall get the funds the same or the other day after transfer.
Payment memo: Payment for Invoice ¹ 12-391-1548 Order Now You can also transfer the funds for the trip of Miss Chernenko to our bank account and we shall receive the funds in 3-4 working days. To be paid by Bank Wire: Beneficiary`s bank "Raiffeisenbank Austria" ZAO Moscow 17/1 Troitskaya, Moscow SWIFT: RZBMRUMM Intermediary bank: Wachovia Bank,N.A., New York USA
acc. 2000193460018
Account number : 20202840804000051001 To get any other information you may contact us by e-mail. It is cheaper for you and comfortable for us, we will reply after receiveing your letter or by phone. Respectfully yours,
"Around The World" Travel Agency ---------------------------------------------- "AROUND THE WORLD"
Russia, Yakutsk, Birskaya 14
tel: +7 912-677-2504
Created: 2006-07-28    Last updated: 2006-07-28    Views: 1433


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