Russian Scammers and Russian Scams
Hundreds of Russian scammers according to last name in alphabetical order and detail about the Russian scam. We publish detail information about the Russian scam and Russian scammer photos used in the scam. These pages also include scammers from the Ukraine and other former Soviet countries involved in dating fraud. Different photos may be used for the same name or the same set of photos may be used under different names. In general Russian scammers are not the people on the photos, but someone else pretend to be the person on the photos. Russian scammers are dating criminals defrauding people when vulnerable. Russian scammers are exposed on these pages!
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Salnikova, Ekaterina Evgenevna – Yoshkar-Ola, Republic Mari-El, Russia
Email: email@example.com, Katushafirstname.lastname@example.org
Address: Yoshkar-Ola, Republic Mari-El, Russia
Says that she lives alone with her mother; her aunt works at Moscow airport, and can get discounted tickets to your country. Claims that her aunt has an acquaintance in the Embassy who will help with the visa. First asks for money for visa ($350), then for tickets ($800-1200), than for insurance ($400-500).
So far 2 different sets of pictures were used under this name
Sarymsakova, Marina – Saratov, Russia
Address: Saratov, Russia
She contacted me through a personal at AmericanSingles.com I discovered the same, posted at http://www.russian-scam.org before I sent any money.
Seregina Elena – Nizhny Novogrod, Russia
City: Nizhny Novogrod
Email: Elenamuslima@gmail.com, Lenaser10.email@example.com
Address: Annikova 9A, Nizhny Novogrod, Russia 603602
Phone: Skype:Elena Muslima, Phone: Cell # 7-987-717-2151, 2. Magic Jack #
I was scammed and I knew right from the moment get go. I was not the only there were 3 more California, Texas, Alabama and Washington states in USA to the tune of (roughly $20000) by this same girl ELENA SEREGINA wearing Hijab all the time and sending tons of pics , fully covered even while swimming. Loves to Skype, video chatting in person all legitimate and Bonafide as well as voice call you numerous times. She is ok looking but her Hijab makes her really attractive and most beautiful women you ever met. She has top Quality Forgeries for VISA that she will send you including US visa . Smart enough to exploit the nerabilities in you despite you having a strong suspicion from the very beginning. What got me was her exploitation of Muslim religion, knowing that even if we suspected, which I believe we all did, we will still ignore that suspicion considering that she was a strict Hijabi and practicing Muslim Girl. In tons of Pics sent including the ones sent from her daily chores never showed her without Hijab. Further legitimacy was lent by the presence of several of her Muslim friends all wearing Hijab. Some pics were inside the mosque and in some she is holding Quran. And If you are smart enough to still figure it out the last trick she uses will ensnare even the shrewdest and most astute including me …. Where her dad and she will have fake Nikah over the phone with you and then you are well done.. all toasted ready to be devoured all in a game played by this woman in the name of the almighty. My deduction is that this is an elaborate gang using stolen credit cards and peoples Identities and may send you gifts that are strange and don’t make any sense at all. But beware of anyone from Nizhny, Yoshkar Ola as these are the hubs of all scams and frauds.
Sergeevna Oksana – Cherepovets, Russia
Address: Russia, Vologodskaya oblast, Cherepovets, Kurmanova street, building 11, apartment 7
My story is related in the enclosed letters. She popped out of no where, still don’t know where she got my email address from as it is fairly new. Red flag right there. Carried on at the bequest of RSR for info. It was obvious she was fake…me out of shape 62 and her…28 YO beauty. Really? Could never happen anyway..me being retired and relatively broke. Even with all that said I held out 2 percent hope so invested in the flower delivery at russianscamcheck.org. Bingo, Not there, never was. Oh yea, her email IP came back to St Petersburg, not Cherepovets, but I don’t know how I-cafes work but remained sceptical. Gave up parent’s names, best friend and her husband names. All alleged of course. Even “mum’s” and friend’s pics.
Shabanova Elena – Torez, Ukraine
Address: Torez, Ukraine
I send her more $2k for her passport tickets, taxi along with $100/day (10 days) to fly to Turkey Istanbul. She told meet that she is working in a bride and dashing clothing store and teaching kids dancing. She visits her granny in the weekends. She says that she likes you and wants to meet you. She asks for passport and flight costs from you to reach to the destination.
Shabanowa Lyudmila – Moscow, Russia
Address: Litowskii bulvar 30 – 7, Moscow, 117588, Russia
Asks for money for a plane ticket, medical insurance and visa. Ask that I must send the money to Moscow but told me earlier that she lives in Perm and have travelled to Moscow already on her way to meet visit.
Shandybina Maria – Syzan, Russia
Address: Sovetskaya street 41, apartment 15, Syzan, 446001, Russia
She asks for money for documents to visit you, I have many photos and passport which is fake, just look at numbers codes, city, I am good man, she send photos of not herself, but a ex-girlfriend of Mickey Rourkes, she total fake, if you want letters I have many, I also have her phone number or what she gave me? Do not send money to her, also any lady that writes you, look up her e-mail address on search see if it comes up under scammer!!! thanks
Sharapova Ekaterina, Sosnogorsk, Komi Republic, Russia
Country: Komi Republic, Russia
Address: Sosnogorsk, Komi Republic, Russia
She contacted me through “Speedate.com”, and after several letters claimed she was madly in love and wanted to come here to USA. Of course she wanted me to send her $1,100 for visa and plane ticket. Was not able to answer specific questions and did not respond to to many specific aspects of my e-mails to her. I confronted her and asked for her real name and will not give it to me. She claims her name is Elena Lenka from Sosnogorsk in the Komi Republic of Russia. I discovered her fraud on my own and luckily did not send her any monies. She will rip you off.
Shatrigina Anna – Moscow, Russia
Address: Poberezhnaya 127, kv.12,Moscow,Russia
This so-called girl contacted me by email out of the blue. She said she wanted to come to America and she was a dancer and wanted to work abroad and then in a couple letters she made it look like she was coming and needed my financial help.
Shcherbakova Anastasia – Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
City: Nizhny Novgorod
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Address: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
This one should be stopped for sure. This girl did not directly ask for money, instead she said she loves me and wants to fly here to be with me. I told her its not possible that she loves me and that I would not send her any money. I discovered her on a website where a man got scammed by herein the name of Ekaterina Kirtaeva. I told her I knew this and eventually she stopped writing me, never denying that she was a scammer. I have no idea how she got my email. She started writing me and after exchanging a number of emails says she loves me and wants to fly to me Her emails were generic and she never responded directly to what I asked her. She was obviously copying and pasting.
Shchukina Ira – Starobelsk, Ukraine
Address: Starobelsk, Ukraine
Ira(Irina)Shchukina and agency Bird of Paradise from Starobelsk in Ukraine ask money for correspondence and translation.
Shirokova Julia – Kremenchug, Poltava Region, Ukraine
Country: Poltava Region, Ukraine
Address: Naberejnaya Leitenanta Dneprova 54, Aprt.44, Kremenchug, 39608, Ukraine
Tactics is usual, poor Ukrainian girl needs money to pay for correspondence. What’s amazing is a phrase that she wrote about herself ‘maybe U’ve already had some bad experiences with other girls on the Internet in your past, but I want to assure U that I’m genuine and not a scammer like others.’ So cute… Bravo, Julia!
Shmakowa Olga – Moscow, Russia
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Address: Russia, Moscow, Prospek Lenina 229 – 31
“Julian I am here after my visit to the consulate and to the agency so please be ready to read my long letter. The thing that mom was able to send me only 200$ due to finance problems at home, so I received a transfer today morning and I need your help. Mom told me that I can ask you about help if you are my beloved and she will send all the sum in a few weeks and i will give it all to you.Julian I wanted to ask you to help me to pay for my tickets directly but I was told in travel agency I can’t use your help or ask you about sending me tickets or ordering electronic ones because I have a permission to use the help of the travel agency only. You see it is business of travel agency to arrange all travel things for my trip, such is the law. If I will buy ticket by myself, I will be not able to use my work visa. So you can’t send me tickets.you see the price of the trip is big enough but I can get work permission only with help of agency. If I will not buy tickets my visa will be canceled and it will be forbidden for me to apply for visa again for next 8 months. Now I have only about 150 dollars that I expected to take with me for the first time and plus 200$ mom sent so if you will help me with 950$ I will have enough to buy tickets and have some extra money for travel needs. Well,I will be here tonight and please don’t worry if I can’t answer immedeatelly . I have too much to do. Julian please make transfer by western union, I got transfer from mom and have all the info for it, it was so easy to get. You should know my rent address here is Russia, Moscow, Prospek Lenina 229 – 31. My full name is Olga (first name) Shmakowa(last name) and I can pick up the money at any bank of moscow. It will be safe to use western union transfer! Please try to help me with the sum and in one month I will return you money back!! P.S. Julian dear I am sure when we meet we will have no regrets about it, I promise. I dream about our first meeting, our first kiss ,our first night………….I will dance for you, I think everything depends on you! Please, honey, don’t leave me alone I’ve done so much to start this trip and I don’t want to give up. And as always forget about important thing, when I got my mom transfer in western union bank here I fill out the form and I send this form because I can’t get transfer from you if I don’t know this info to fill the form. I need to know Full name of the sender. The name of the town from where the transfer was sent. MTCN transfer number. I am sending my best photos to make you sure that I look enough well for you and some fotos from my ex job I worked as model.
Shoutanova Gulfiya – Omsk, Russia
Address: Omsk, Russia
HTML clipboard About 1 and a half months ago, this woman initiated contact with me out of the blue via email. We corresponded altogether for about 2 weeks. During that time, she mainly talked about her life and other stuff. However, a week into our correspondence she wanted to visit me here in Australia. She said that she’d travel to Moscow and organise all necessary travel documents. However, she then asked me for money to send her money via Western Union to pay for tickets. While I initially refused, I ended up sending the money. After collecting it, she then requested more for ‘passing customs.’ Soon afterwards, she requested the same sum again due to being robbed on the way from the bank. I sent it and then things were settled for the next 2 days. She claimed to have everything in order. On the day of her supposed flight, she claimed to have an accident at the place where she was supposedly staying. She forgot to close the taps and it flooded the downstairs neighbours’ library. At 5am that night, I received a phone call from an unknown number, which turned out to be her. I didn’t hear my phone ring. The policeman who lived there took away her documents until she could pay to have the damage compensated. This was her final request for money from me. After I sent her the money, she thanked me and supposedly paid the charge. I never heard from her again. I only discovered the scam when she failed to arrive or make contact with me somehow. Later, I found more information about this scammer after I reported it there. This person has used many aliases in her almost 4 years of scams and only people in Australia actually fell for this scam. Another man from Adelaide lost $2500 and I lost $5900 altogether. The Western Union records indicate that the money was collected from different outlets in Omsk. She provided me with a false location.
Shukyurova Elena – Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Address: Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Very early she hinted for a computer and say it would be a great help for better communication. I offer to send money for a computer, but she then requested money for a visa and then for a ticket.
Shulzhenko Irina – Gorskoe, Russia
Address: Lenina Street 5, Gorskoe, 93292, Russia
Was contacted on Arabmatching where I have a profile. After some writing we started using Gmail. She was very quick to express feeling … She send photos, many. She responded good on letter, and in a nice way. We did write for 1½ month, when we talked about meeting. We planned to meet in Dubai, I found all data, flights etc. My plan were to pay for ticket directly to airline. Then came the story, Passport to be updated. Visa to be made in Ukraine, Safe travel only is ticket purchased in Ukraine. 350 USD for passport 1000 USD Travel 350 USD Additional. All communication stopped after this. Have call her, and she take the phone but will not talk. Have told her I will expose her nude picture on the web. And inform you and others. No response.
Sich Anya – Lugansk, Ukraine
Address: Lugansk, Ukraine
Anya Sich and scam agency Red Spark planting fake profiles, using photos of model Anna, asking money for translation services.
Sidorkina Tatyana – Kinel, Russia
Email: tanjelis@ yandex.com
Address: Chkalova street House 23a Apartment 68, Kinel, 446430, Russia
In her own word as quoted from the letter: “My love. if you trusted me. that we were together. And why then we do not solve a question concerning the ticket aboard the plane? you will help me? my vacation began. if now that not to solve. that we will not meet you. you understand it? I am ready to return all your money as soon as I will receive mine holiday money. you understand it? tell. when you can help with the ticket? If you really want a meeting…”
Sirotkina Nataliya – Tara, Russia
Address: Sovetskaya 33, Apertment 7, Tara, 646530, Russia
I was registered on the website Meetic, and one woman wrote me because he was interested in my profile. Try to locate her in Meetic but could not because Meetic deleted her profile. Then all of a sudden she wrote to my from email address firstname.lastname@example.org. I wrote that to her and stated the idea is to talk online. Then she responded from this email: Natalimilove@gmail.com. I make it clear from the outset that I would not send any money and she did not seem to mind, so we kept talking. She told me that her mobile phone was a company phone and she is not allowed to receive calls on it. I still called twice from two different numbers s he gave me. We had no Internet access. We talked for a month and two days ago she asked me to pay her money for a visa and additional money for the paperwork that is needed to travel to Spain. I did not sent any money, some of my photos but nothing that compromises me. She keeps insisting on money, that she is very much in love, her life is nothing without me and all that nonsense. I have marked her email as Spam, but I on keep receiving emails.
Siwkova Swetlana – Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
City: Nizhny Novgorod
Address: Gagarin Avenue, 39, Nizhny Novgorod region, Nizhny Novgorod,603009, Russia
She is typical story doing everything on her own. She sold her apt for $1000.00. She sold her camera but Agency Tripworld needs $450.00 to make airfare complete. she fell in love with me immediately because I’m a warm and caring man. She is around 27 a school teacher and goes to Internet Cafe daily to send and receive emails. She is alone and wants to be together forever. She has no family all alone. I was sceptical but every morning I see a new email. Then she never asked for money. Until it can no longer wait she “must come! yes? Hold the hand…” Watch out she is really a bad person! A deceitful person! At first I thought why would somebody do this for such a minimal amount of money. Then I realized 10 men working them is now $4500.00. So don’t be fooled. Swetlana is no school teacher. She is a mathematician:/
Skachenko Natasha – Kremenchug, Ukraine
Address: Kremenchug, Ukraine
Asks for money for visa and tickets.
Smirnova Anastasiya Vladimirovna – Russia
Claimed that she resigned from her job in order to come and visit me. Ask for $350 and told me that she have paid $3500 out of her pocket for visas, plane tickets, etc. She is stuck at the airport because she is short of $350. Told me that police is chasing her away from sleeping in airport and therefore have to wonder in the streets until she receives the money from me and cannot afford to book into a hotel. Antiscam.org confirm that this is a scam and told me not to send any money.
Smirnova Liliya – Myrino, Russia aka Tanya – Atishchevo, Russia
Email: email@example.com. firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: Myrino, Russia
This woman tried to scam me last week for € 630,-!! She came true the Lexa, Lexamore datingsite, with the name… Ekjsieb5… I didn’t pay anything to her, told her she was a scammer!! Last Monday, I last received a mail from her! Now she tries again!! Please do something about her, save other men!!
Smirnova Natalya – Murmansk, Russia
Address: Lenina st. 127 – 73, Murmansk, Russia, 183014
Asks money for visa.
Spanchek Ekaterina – Pushkino, Russia
Address: Lenina st. 127 – 73, Murmansk, Russia, 183014
We were corresponding for some time and have written many letters. At the end she scammed me out of Euro 1930.00. I paid for plane tickets, visas, pocket money and she never arrived. I went to the airport three times because every time something happened and she could not board the flight and then was told she will board the flight later, at the end never arrived, and disappeared forever.
Spesivtseva Kristina – Novosibirsk, Russia
Address: Apartment 9, Blok 17,Novosibirsk,Novosibirsksaya Oblast, 630051, Russia
I was first contacted by this woman on the 3/04/13 with just the one photo. From then i was getting 2 emails per week with perhaps 4 photos in each email. Nothing was mentioned about money until she suggested her coming to the UK on a students visa as a nanny and she needed half the money to come to the UK for her flight which like a fool i sent it her by Western Union. she gave me the flight details time leaving Moscow and time arriving Heathrow so when i asked her what terminal i got no answer. When the time got closer i got another email asking for some more money as she had not got enough to go through the checks which is required so again i sent her some more, she had by then changed her flight for a later one, when the time arrived for that one she then told me that she had been in an accident and broke her rib so it was dangerous to fly. It was then arranged that she would fly to me in 3 weeks time after going back to Novosibirsk and she would tell me of the new arrangements. As of this morning i had not had any emails from this woman, so i emailed her on the email address which i have been using since the first correspondence and got back the message no email address known, that is when it really dawned on me that i had been scammed out of nearly £1000 pounds sterling. I must admit i have been a silly and stupid fool, but she was so convincing. Very possible the person in the photos are of a different person who has been writing to me, and does not know her photos are being used, if so i feel sorry for her. The address of the Western Union office is VOKZALNAYA MAGISTRAL 3 NOVOSIBIRSK 630004.I hope that this information helps other people who may get emails from this person using these photos. Thank you for your help.
Stakinova, Tatiana – Samara, Russia
Address: Lenina 78, Samara, Russia
Initially, we exchanged correspondence. She claims to have seen my profile on a Speeddate web site. Fell in love with me, man of her dreams, etc. Now wants $1,350 for visa and air fare. I said I would come to Samara, she very definitely said NO.
Starikova Alexandra – Krivoy-rog, Ukraine
Address: Krivoy-rog, Ukraine
Since 1 month I was in contact with Ukrainian woman. I’ve met that woman on this side: www.single-russian-woman.com. After good 1 month chatting she asked me to visiting hers into Ukraine. She warning me because the problems into Ukraine it was better that she came first to me. I believed her because she had small child of 1.5 year, she send me too information where she could buying visum for Belgium as well the price. She told me that she will bye the passport with visa, and I must paying plane tickets. So I did I send hers 200 euro, after 2 days she gave me flight numbers and departure and arriving time (this I found very strange because this was not possible) when I contact hers she said please it’s perfect true tomorrow I coming be on time in airport. I felt she was lying and stay had home, after I heard nothing anymore. ps: I don’t gone dead for 200 euro, but probably she already or will do it with other people too. I hope you can do more than I can do and make it public so other people can see and be attentive for such scammer.
Starikovitch Elena – Krasnoyarsk, Ukraine
Address: Krasnoyarsk, Ukraine
Uses photos from other sites, so you never know who really is behind the pretty picture. Soon asks for money for visa and tickets.
Starostenko Tatyana – Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: Moscow str. 50, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Tatyana Starostenko uses a non existing scam agency Loveland, apparently managed by some Svetlana Sokolova. Not Tatyana or the agency exist and uses photos of of some photo model in the correspondence. Asks money for visa, tickets and correspondence.
Stashenko Viktoriya – Urjupinsk, Russia
Address: Suvorova 14, Urjupinsk, 403115, Russia
She had a profile on Zoosk and took it off when she contacted me by email. She starts has a friend but after 4 emails she starts her love pitch. In two weeks you are her prince. At the start she says she will be travelling to Canada and maybe we could meet. Then she talks about preparing her trip and paperwork and asks for no money then her problems begin she cannot get money from her sister and you find out she has no money at all then she says she does not know what to do, the help me bit starts with the mushy want to be with you. She does not insist on money grams but hints that it is safe and better this way. Then you get the below picture with do you love me bit. I offered to send money to the agency that will prepare her visa paperwork or bank to bank so that I could have the info researched by an investigator but since that letter she gave up.
Stolyarenko Tatyana – Kiev, Ukraine
Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, TouchingHearts@mail.ru, New emails email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, LovingHearts@mail.ru
Address: Connecting Hearts Club aka Loving Hearts Club 12 Hospitalna St, 01002, Kiev, Ukraine
Fraudulent ‘visa&tickets’ scheme. See scam agency Connecting Hearts Club aka Loving Hearts Club and Oksana/Tatyana Stolyarenko at work.
Storozhuk, Iryna – Odessa, Ukraine
Address: Odessa, Ukraine
I work at an accounting firm. I am a 34 year old American male. I have never been married. I met Iryna Storozhuk a month ago on a web site WWW.ANASTASIAWEB.COM We exchanged a few letters. She semed very nice and sincere. In my last letter, she told me that she had paid for her documents and only needed a plane ticket to be with me in America. She said that she borrowed the money for her documents and did not have any more money. She asked that I send her 1300 dollars for a plane ticket. She had to be the one who buys it through her agency. Sh e said the she can fly to me on August 9, 2013 and can stay with me for 90 days. I felt there was something wrong when she woulden’t allow me to pay with my Mastercard through Travelocity.com. She said she must purchase the ticket herself. I reported this to www.anastasiaweb.com where I met her. I send the complaint to the administraitor. They wrote back that they will investigate this.
Strelkova Ekaterina – Yoshkar-Ola, Mari-El, Russia
Country: Mari-El, Russia
Address: str. Lebediba, house 60b, apt 3., Yoshkar-ola city, republic Mari-El Russia
This woman is very sophisticated, she sneaks step by step up into your heart, making perfect impression of sincerity which later turns to be false. Though she might make typical mistake that even experienced scammers often do and this mistake must be a warning for those who want to avoid being scammed. Eventually asks visa and tickets money.
Strelnikova, Elena – Bratsk, Russia
Address: #5 apartment 12, Center street, Bratsk, Russia, 665766
Elena’s passport # top right 23N12996565 another number in the middle right of her passport is 2000875694756 her birth date is may 8th 1984. I sent her 730 Dollars American though western union for here to get her visa, travel to Moscow ,and a physical exam. I am only giving you the information she gave me. Then about 8 weeks later I sent her 1300 Dollars to travel to Phoenix ,Az. About 7 hours before she was to arrive, she called me from 74993462198 she told me she needed $3000.00 to show Means showing that she would have means of returning.
She had a travel agent her name was Natalya Ckulkina email luxury_summer @rambler.ru phone number 73953284428
country: Russia Irkutsk region
City Bratsk Mira street 31B 665710
Lunegova Sergeevna Natalya – Samara, Russia
Address: Russia, Samara, Street – Karbysheva 67, Apartment – 57, 443067
Phone number +79111750855
She contacted me and after two email she started to tell that she is madly in love with me and after 4 emails she want to build a life with me. She want to come and see me and want me to pay her fare through money gram. She is also on facebook as Natalia Sergeevna. “I hope very much that this information will be enough and you can make a money transfer and I can begin the process of preparing the necessary travel documents for the trip to you. I will be waiting for your good news about this. I hope very much that we will be with you soon and we can begin to build our relationships in life. I wish you a wonderful day and I send you all the tenderness and love that is in my heart. I love you so much! All my love belongs only to you.”
Sviridova Eleonora – Dneprodzerjinsk, Ukraine
Address: Lenina av. 71-a, 51929, Dneprodzerjinsk, Ukraine
Used photos of famous photo model and actress Rebecca Romijn-Stamos to pull her ‘accident’ scam scheme.
Svish Inna (aka name Sofia Lynovish) – Kiev, Ukraine
Email: Innasvish@hotmail.com, email@example.com, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/inna.svisch?fref=ts
Address: Kiev, Ukraine
I’ve been scammed by ms. Sofia Lynovish (aka name Inna Svish what seems to be her real name) Ms. Sofia Lynovish and Ms. Inna Svish (same person acting under both names) asked money for travel, for studies (tuition fees), for problem with the justice claiming she had to go to court and in that she has been helped by an alleged lawyer acting under the name “Clevis Gadinga” who sent me fake documents (e.g. fake passport and fake inheritance will). She is a master, with her accomplices, to milk out money for whatever invented reason, to honest people… and I’ve been abused by that.
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