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This is the alphabetical listing of Russian scammers and Russian agencies involved in Russian dating fraud or Russian scam. The name of the person where the money is sent is the key issue in a Russian scam, and the same Russian scammer may use different photos. Also, the same set of photos may be used under different names. Most known Russian scams appear to be run by the same few groups of Russian scammers using different names and photos. Photos used in a Russian scam do not necessarily belong to the Russian scammer, and may be simply downloaded from the Internet.

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Russian scam listings are in alphabetical order according to Last Name of Russian scammer or Russian Agency Name

A: (Aa-Al) A: (Am-Az) | B: (Ba-Bl) B: (Bm-Bz) | C: (Ca-Cl) C: (Cm-Cz) | D: (Da-Dl) D: (Dm-Dz) | E: (Ea-El) E: (Em-Ez) | F: (Fa-Fl) F: (Fm-Fz) | G: (Ga-Gl) G: (Gm-Gz) | H: (Ha-Hl) H: (Hm-Hz) | I: (Ia-Il) I: (Im-Iz) | J: (Ja-Jl) J: (Jm-Jz) | K: (Ka-Kl) K: (Km-Kz) | L: (La-Ll) L: (Lm-Lz) | M: (Ma-Ml) M: (Mm-Mz) | N: (Na-Nl) N: (Nm-Nz) | O: (Oa-Ol) O: (Om-Oz) | P: (Pa-Pl) P: (Pm-Pz) | Q | R: (Ra-Rl) R: (Rm-Rz) | S: (Sa-Sl) S: (Sm-Sz) | T: (Ta-Tl) T: (Tm-Tz) | U | V: (Va-Vl) V: (Vm-Vz) | W | X | Y | Z

Amaukova, Ekaterina - Borki, Russia

Address: Russia, Omsk area, Siberian federal area, Borki, Sovetskaya street 10-12

Bank Details
Kalachinsk, Russian Federation
For : Ekaterina Amaukova

Kalachinsk, Russian Federation

Details: I was approached on yahoo personals...typical fall in love fast...but lots of pictures...emailed me a US Visa....said she paid for it.$340..said she paid $240 toward plane ticket (sent itinerary) and needed me to Western Union her the balance $700+..I checked her visa with U.S. Embassy in Moscow. They said the didn't issue one to her.

First reported:
Second reported: Dan W.

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Andreeva, Maria - Volgograd, Russia

Address: Oblast, Volgograd, Russia.


Details: Typical scammer using same profiles with different pictures, names, addresses, and accounts. Used,, olesya/ masha, (mashakid)-username. Volgograd (Olesyakid, member id O000016, different photo) - word for word same profile. Haven't request money but hinting to visit without letting me visit to Russia first.

First reported: Johnny


Andreeva, Sveta or Svetlana - Cheboksary, Russia

Address: Ekaterinburg, Russia

Travel Agency Name: "CHT Travel Agency"
Address: Cheboksary City

Bank Details
Beneficiary Bank:
Account with correspondent bank: 04413603
Name: Guta Bank
Address: 5 Dolgorukovskaya Street, Moscow

Payment Details:
Private Transfer to Telebank Client 517931

Details: I sent her everything that she and the agency requested including round trip airfare, visa, passport, etc.

First reported: Scott


Andrey - Cheboksary or Chuvashiya, Russia

Address: Cheboksary or Chuvashiya, Russia

Details: Contacted me through website. Changed emails twice. Typical: wrote letters, stated fell in love with me, needed money for visas and air fare. Stock letters, never answered questions. Stories didn't line up.

First reported: John


Andreyerna Anna - Pyatigorsk, Russia

Address: Pestova 8 sq 10, Pyatigorsk, 357500, Russia

Details: I recent did a search for Russian mail-order scams and came across your website. I'm really concerned that I may be involved with someone who is not who they claim to be. Anna contacted me via She put me on her "Favorites" on I later noticed she had two profiles going at once. I informed about 10 days ago, but have heard nothing from them. She explained to me that a friend helped her get on as a Free Member. She claims to be 30 years of age and no children. She would nearly always send me 2 pictures a day. She said that they were taken by a friend. There are a number of "red flags" which make me think twice. However there are some things that make me wonder if she "is for real" Like a picture with someone who looks like they could be her mother. Red Flags: No telephone nor access to one? She claims to have been "attach" by a man she knew (within about 10-12 days of knowing her). She has contacted a local travel agency in her hometown, yet they do not have a telephone? They quoted me a price just under $1500. There Company is called "Kolumb" and the main agent is Anna Konakova (Hummm?) 

First reported: Dana


Andries, Andrea – Bucharest, Romania 

YM is andreea andreea and sometimes it is alesya_alesya
E-mail address: alesya_18us

Details: She wanted to come to Toronto Canada.
Then I said i wanted to see her on cam. I sent her $35 US she said she needed medicine and spent the money. A week later, I sent her $50 because I still wanted to verify she was real, and it is not alot of money. She bought internet time and told me that the camera in the cafe was not available.
We were talking about her coming here, and I said i would see her on cam the next day.
On the next day she slipped up and said that she will meet me in Quebec next week. She seems to have her sights set on Canadians. I confronted her and you can see the conversation below that I coppied from Yahoo. so now she picks a fight with me over this because she just realized how stupid she is. The funny thing is, she is the one who contacts me to taunt me. She is just to stupid for words. please post her pictures and her information. Like I said, she is very active in scamming smaller amounts because she thinks we will not care. Truth is, she is still a scammer.

First reported: Dale



Andriyanova Natasha - Tuymen Russia

Address: Russia . Tyumen. str. Green 163-11

Details:  Asks for money for visa and tickets to be sent by Western Union.

First reported: Ringo
Second reported: Tim

Money should be sent via Western Union to: Intermediary: Bank Of New York, New York, S.W.I.F.T.: IRVTUS3N
Acc/No. 890-0372-664

Account with institution: SWIFT; MENARU2PMOS, Bank Menatep St.Petersburg, Moscow Brunch

To beneficiary's account: Acc/No. 30301840200450000017

Beneficiary customer: Yoshkar-ola Branch of Bank "Menatep SPB"

Details of payment: Firstname - Nataliya, Surname - Andriyanova, Acc/No - 42301840200171000092



Angela - Tashkent Uzbekistan

Phone: Unknown

Details: Typical visa/ticket scam.

First reported: Chris



Angelica - Volgograd, Russia

Address: Volgograd, Russia

Details: No money was sent. Didn't get to that point. Suspected something fishy after first few e-mails. Went along with it for a bit longer. The last photo with the cleavage left me no doubt.


First reported: Pachelbel




Angelika - Lugansk, Ukraine

Phone: Unknown

Details: Typical visa/ticket scam and also asks money for her dance lessons. Writes dirty sometimes.

First reported: Chris



"Angelina" - First Marrige Agency in Ekaterinburg "ANGELINA" (also known as Scarlett Agency, Dinasty Visa and Internet Club, Myriad of Hearts, Cupid Internet Club etc) - Ekaterinburg, Russia

Phone: +7-3434-867719
Address: Russia, Ekaterinburg, 15 Lenina street
Managers: Dmitry Baklykov, Dmitry Ptashinskiy
Web site address:

Details: Non-existing agency. Ads of pretty girls are placed on popular personals sites. When answer the ad, you find yourself corresponding through an agency in Ekaterinburg. The "agency" promises to fly the lady of your interest to you, asking money for tickets and visa, and giving you deadlines when money should be paid, or "her visa expires". They write good English, and pressurize with deadlines very well. You may be requested to send money on the name of the girl of your interest or one of the "managers". May supply you with "addresses" and phone numbers of "clients who successfully used their services"; also have references listed on their website. Email addresses given as references are registered at free services like Hotmail, and those people are non-existent. Phone numbers given in USA as references are voice mail.

Most often connected with Elena Zakhareeva scam

First reported: Mike




Anjelika, Guelbing - Kiev, Ukraine

Phone: 0038-044-51677434, 0049-0179-8870112
Address: 04212 Kiev 212, Ukraine, P.O. Box 49

Details: Typical visa/ticket scam

First reported: Morris




Anna - Poltava/Schastie, Ukraine 

E-mail address:

Details: I contacted her and after the first letter I
wanted to know more about Schastie - Ukraine. I discovered that there are a lot of scammers from Eastern Europe and I decided to browse her e-mail address on internet. Well, the e-mail address is located in two scammer lists, so I ask her stop writing me anymore. By the way, she told me that was paying for translation services.

First reported: Fernando



Anna aka Nadezhda/Riyna/Svetlana – Russia 

Postal address: Russian Federation, street Lenina 85, apartment 69
E-mail addresses:,

Details: she found me, says through a penpal site i went on, BUT i canceled that account 6 months ago? that made me question er right there as being odd. then she mentioned about "me asking her to come to us" which i found odd, i never did, so i knew she was bringing it up in a starnge way, odd...then i had a gut feeling to look under scam sites, found her photo, then info anbout her scamming allot of people under tons of names. she still dont know im aware, and its
the 5th letter now, shes now starting to bring up money things, so its coming!

found her on:

First reported: Joe



Anna - Ukraine aka Golubina, Anastasiya (Nastya) - Cheboksary, Russia, Maria Evdokimova, Julia, Kitty, and Semyonova, Olga

1. Cheboksary 428000, Charles-Marx's Street 56-92 or 66-92. Of course it is a fake address. 
2. Cheboksary, street of the world 80, apt. 145 
3. Lobachevskogo the house 21 apt. 15 Index=42000
Cities: Cheboksary, Kazan,Novocheboksarsk, Yoshkar-Ola, and Novosibirsk
4. Novosibirsk, Russia with a name Olga Semyonova on the

E-mail addresses: She writes to XXX from UK and her name is Julia. Julia is on the scammers’ list on the She is now writes to XXX from USA. She tries to set up the place to meet She is writing now to XXX from Australia and asking XXX to send her money through the Western Union This is her email address she uses to write to me and her manager's email: alian_99. Found her on the She is Anna and from Ukraine. She write to XXX from Greece

I have been scammed by this evil woman for $4900. I received 100+ letters from her.

First reported: Manny



Anna - Yoshkar-Ola, Russia 

Agency: friendscout

Details: She wrote me a letter through friendscout after few letter she sait she loves me
than she told me she need money to visit me
180-200$ for visa -> the current cost is 35$
she would come fast. Ha ha She told me she has no phone and I never got any address

First reported: Ralf



Anna - Yoshkar-Ola, Russia aka Valentina/Valya Valechka - Cheboksary, Russia aka Rebakova/Ribakova, Olga - Yoshkar-Ola, Russia

Nickname: lovely80
E-mail address:

Details: I started coresponding with one that was nicknamed "olgalovely" who's supposely real name was Olga Rebakova. Then when she asked me money to get papers done changed to Ribakova. I was coreesponding with her and at the same time, in the beginning, I was chatting with another girl, met on the same website, called Anna (lovely80). Olga once asked me if I was corresponding with another woman. After telling her that I was, Anna stopped corresponding with me. She never wrote back to me.. I think that it is the same person writing, that's why she wanted me to stop. When Olga quit our relation, because I was asking too many questions and I wasn't sending money, another russian girl wrote to me. Her name was Valentina. After a couple of letters, she made a mistake and sent me twice the same message. She even forgot to fill the blanks there was on her template I should say....

First reported:



Anna (Dreamy), aka, Maria A- Yerevan, Armenia

Address: Yerevan, Armenia

Details: Contacted in Live with uncle in Armenia (Yerevan). Only in the first letter, she said she loves me. She never give her full name or address. When it was asked I never heard back from her again.

First reported: Gilles 34



Antonova, Svetlana - Russia, Ekaterinburg

Phone: +7-3434-867719
Address: Svevlana Antonova , 
Russia, Ekaterinburg, Sovetskaya 38,apartaments 26

Details: Contacts men through singles sites. Tells you everything you want to hear. Asks for money for visa and tickets to be sent by Western Union.

First reported: Russ


Antropova, Elena - Vladimir, Russia

Address: Vladimir, Russia

Travel Agency Name: Avia Travel - A bogus travel agency
Address: Vladimir, Russia
Contact Name: Mochalova Zinaida Semyonovna

Details: Met her on Email you many times and said she must meet you. Then she recommended a travel agency "Avia Travel". They will send you fake flight information. Sent a lot of money for her visa, documents, travel expenses through customs but she never showed up.

First reported: Michael



Anya (same story as Yana Vladimirovna Repka) - Lugansk, Ukraine


Details: Initiated contact. After the 4th letter she is your girlfriend. After Anya began inviting to Lugansk, Ukraine. Anya was very glad about the visit and began offering you to use LuganskRental’s service The agency and Anya has the same IP address. The agency doesn't have a permit or licence to occupy yet.

First reported: Robert


Apaeva, Alisa 

E-mail address:

Details: all we did was e-mail, she told how she liked me and how thankful she was to god that she find me….oh well you can read it in her mail, I replied how sweet and beautiful she was.

Adding a few pictures of me at work and at home, on my motorcycle.

That’s really it, didn’t send any money. with every mail she wrote she send a picture. 

First reported: Sil


Apaeva, Alisa - Elabuga, Russia


Details: Wants me to send money for visa. Fell in love quickly and gave her heart totally to me HA

First reported: Castlewade


Apenova Marina - Balaso, Russia

Address: Titova 19, Balasov, Russia

Details: I met a girl who had a add on the platform BADOO. After more than one month writing nice letters with a girl named Marina....she finally give me her full name first in the last letter , even i asked her several times before. She said she loves me and wanna come to me...the trip she pays herself, but for the Taxi and Hotel she would need 430 Euro, which i should transmit with Moneygram....she even sent me different places where i can pay it in my hometown...! they must be well organized! They really made it very clever....and were waiting until its in hurry for the visit and it should be fast...else she cannot go to Moscow....

First reported: Markus





Arbenina, Diana - Riga, Latvia

Phone: no phone
Address: Mascavas Street 56-C, apartment 137, LV-1615 (ADDRESS DOESN'T EXIST)

Bank Details:
Beneficiary's Bank: A/S "Akciju komercbanka "Baltikums""
M.Pils iela 13, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
Beneficiary PROXIM LLC 
Beneficiary`s Acc No. LV85CBBR1320173900020

Intermediary bank: Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, New York, USA
Beneficiary's bank: Latvijas Krajbanka, Riga, Latvia
Beneficiary: Colindale, INC (beneficiary's name)
IBAN LV43 UBAL 1500 1118 9800 2

Snoras Bank
Address: 7 A.Vivulskio
LT-2600 Vilnius
Acc. 336710671
Beneficiary Bank: AB bankas Snoras,
Bank code for transfer 260101758

Intermediary Bank: Acc. 2000193009631

Details: Initiated contact through Her photos' titles are "to Allan". Madly fall in love after couple of weeks and found out how much it was going to cost for Airfares, Visa etc and the Visa cost was far greater than any Visa cost on the Australian government website. A letter I sent was returned saying her address doesn't exist. 

Gave 3 different bank accounts for money transfer. The beneficiaries did not match any business name of a travel company (her aunt Marina's) in Riga. Account Name of the third bank account is well known internet scammer's bank account who numerous residencies on the scamming sites, but one of them was: Latvia, Riga, Mascavas Street 220-C, Apartment 137, LV-1615. 

Some of her other known alias’s from other scamming sites that I have seen are: Tamara Gataullina, Ekaterina Belyh, Julia Solodovich, Diana Arbenina, Tamara Tikinia, Ekaterina Belyh; Uliya Suslova. Some of the other email addresses I have seen for this one person are:,,,,,, and then lastly the one I received my correspondence from

First reported: Allan


Arbenina, Diana (AKA Daria) - Tbilisi, Georgia

Address: 22 shakidze St Tbilisi Georgia 0160

IBAN LV43 UBAL 1500111898002

Details: Her name is also posted several on once as Daria at above address and once as Diana at Diana Arbenina – Mascavas St 56-C-137, Riga, Latvia. Found her through Mention about money after 1 month corresponding.

First reported: The shadow


Arbuzowa Svetlana - Kedrovyi, Russia

Address: st.1-yi milkrorayon, 32-9 street, 636615, Kedrovyi, Russia

Details: Told me she loves me and wants to fly to live with me. I sent her money for her Passport, Visa and Ticket. Then was asked for 2750 euros as this was required to show Customs on leaving Russia for a 90 day Visa calculated at 30 euros per day.. I could only manage 700 Pounds which gave her 800 euros. She promised to give back my money once arrived in UK on 12th June 2014.She even sign an agreement. However she borrowed 1200 euros from a Bank on the understanding she would return the money once she arrived in the UK. She was stopped by Customs inside the airport who refused to issue a Visa on the grounds of borrowing money and so she asked me to help her by sending the 1200 euros to get on the lane, but I refused this time. I understand she has my money in a secured box in Moscow Airport. 

First reported: Gary





Archakova, Oksana - Novokuznetsk, Russia

Phone: 7(3843)37-11-25
Address: St Lenina 38-81, Novokuznetsk, Kemerovo Region, 654015 Russia

Details: I have visited her once. Didn't let me meet her parents. When asked to meet again, suggested to meet her at Kazakhstan and France instead. She said she needs visa to go there. When emailed with different email account, she replied asking money for a computer to communicate. At, her profile was removed as someone else complained about sending her 2000 Euro for visa and tickets.

First reported: Billy





Archimieva, Elena - St Petersburg, Russia (aka Irena Kiseleva, Tatyana Stolyarenko)

Phone: no phone
Address: Gerasimova St 101, 2nd floor St. Petersburg 871331 RUSSIA

Details: "Visa and tickets" scam. Initiates the contact through a personals website, falls in love with you, wants to visit you, asks money for visa and tickets, which suppose to be processed by "an agency".

First reported: T.M.





Arina – Rumania 

E-mail address:
Nickname: RIDAVNA 
Declared name: Arina

Details: met on Adultfriendfinder but found she had a profile also on
Requested money for passport. 

First reported: P.





Artemeva, Margarita - St. Petersburg Russia

Address: 42000,Kazan Dekabristov street 158

Details: Pretends to be a gay guy. Uses female name "Margarita". "Visa and tickets" scam. Falls in love with you, wants to visit you, asks money for visa and tickets.

First reported: Richard
Second reported:





Artemieva, Elena - St. Petersburg Russia

Phone: no phone
Address: Dynasty of Heart Internet Club, Gerasimova St 101, 2nd floor, St. Petersburg, 871331 Russia

Details: "Visa and tickets" scam. Falls in love with you, wants to visit you, asks money for visa and tickets. 

First reported: Duke





Asenova Asya - Alyssa, Greece 

Phone: +306986207422
Address: Alyssa, Greece

Details: Asya Asenova played theatre and pretended to be a victim in Greece. I suppose to be her hero and protector. it ended with stressful and quick questions and I was under moral pressure. i paid for tickets, passports and taxes total= 4500 euro. 

Ps: The last name used is a Russian name

First reported: Dilér



Averyanova Natalia - Saratov, Russia

Phone: no phone
Address 1: 20A-9 Zarubina, SARATOV 424003, Russian Federation

Details: Contact you first and she is not even from your interested area. Starts to talk about wanting to buy phone and stop contacting when the persons get suspicious. Didn't write letters herself, obvious that the letters are cut and pasted from somewhere and sometimes send you exactly same message more than once.

First reported: Richard



Awdeeva Elena - Gryazovets, Russia

Address: Polevaya street, House 27, apt 7, Vplogodskaya Oblast, Gryazovets, Russia

Details: I've been professionally scammed by a person who went by the name of Elena Awdeeva. Her stories were exactly the same as another person's report of a girl by the name Oksana ALEKSEEVA of KOTLAS, RUSSIA. I vetted her out to the absolute best of my abilities, she's truly a professional! She got over $ 5500 from me over a span of several months, now she conveniently had to have an appendectomy! The stories in her emails were the exact same as the prior's statements! I can't believe I was so deceived, I am in shock still! 

I'm starting to get over my shock, she got over $5500 from me over a span of several months, the story is the same as the other person who was scammed. She even gave detailed flight info to me with the name of the local airport she's be arriving at and times, I didn't tell her the name of the airport, it would of have been researched to totally scam and receive me. Yes, it was the "I need $3000 more to get thru customs for travel money" and how she broke down and cried at the airport act. This person is truly a professional, must be part of a syndicate to be that good, complete with dated current passport.

First reported: James



Aytakowa Albina - Shelekhov, Russia

Phone: no phone
Address: Russia,Shelekhov, Sosnovaya street 3,flat 7

Details: Hi, this woman is already on your scam list as Irina Mitina, she went under the name of Albina Aytakowa and wanted $990 dollars for the difference in plane ticket that cost apparently $1290.She asked that I must send the money but use a Moscow address but she is living Shelekov. I told her she was a scammer. I have sent some other pictures she was using as well. I hope this may help you and others from being scammed. Thanks others.

First reported: Rick




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