Lepina Anna and Murmansk International Visa Agency (MINVA)

(some of the letters same as from Brusova Tatyana from Homutovo)

Molochnyi, Russia 

Tel: not specified 

Address: Russia, 184365 Molochnyi Molodezhnaya 11

Email: annago@list.ru 

DOB: not specified 

Submitted: 10/10/05

I am a single 53 year old male living in Florida, USA. I was contacted through Dreamates online dating site. I responded to annago@list.ru 

She immediately started talking love and sent sexy pictures in zip files to me. I was interested, after all she was a 29 year old babe. Then I started getting suspicious because she wasn't answering my questions and was using the term "soulmate". She would end up asking for money for the Visa and airfare.

I did a search and found this site and it all made sense. I could see where this was heading. I'd send money for the plane tickets, then I would get an email saying she was stopped for trying to export a medallion, and would get more money from me for bribes. I got to give her credit, even after I told her I wasn't sending money, she kept trying. The following are her emails, very similar to most on your wonderful site. Please take the time to read them.


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My dear Dave!

There is no something more pleasant for me then to receive mails from
you. I am so happy that I have you as my friend! My heart was really
ready to jump out when I saw your mail in my mailbox! How are you
today? What is weather today in your country? Taday is a best weather
here. It's a lots of sun and I like such weather very much. I like
spring when snow become thaw and birds become to sing, when its a
little cold, heart waits first warms days. And most of all I like
summer when warm days come and its so pleasant to come home from work
thinking about work today is finished and weather allow to do it. We
have a great and very nice street at my town and I using it to go
home. Air smells very tasty and sky is very nice those days. I like to
look very much there. What seasons do you like more.

The main thing for me now is it to find my soul mate and I want to be
happy with him even without children.

I would like to know more of your hobbies. Do you like anymals? What
anymals do you like more? I have a cat at my home. I call it Snezhok.
It means snow ball because my cat is white. It like to run very fast.

What kinds of sport do you like more? Now in Russia sport become more
and more popular. Best of all I like badminton, waterpool (pool),
swimming, snow skiing. Please tell me more about you, what do you like
more? Music… I like Madonna, Aerosmith, Robbie Williams and a lots of
Russian groups but I dont sure that you heared it. For example Aria,
Zvery, Alsu and a lots of other. What films do you like more? What new
films now there? I have no favorites movies I like romantic and
comedy. About flowers… I like chrysanthemums, lilies, snowdrops,
camomiles and roses. Do you like flowers? Which flowers do you like

At all my life I had only two boyfriends. I am very attached person
and if I becoming love someone I am ready to be with him for all my
life. I always thinking that if people love each other they have to
fogive another's mistakes. My first boyfriend was at school till
second year of univercity. Then he had to leave with his parents to
Ukraine, and we left. We was a good friends, and he wrote me couple of
letters but now he is married. Then I met another boy, but after three
months of communicating he became to drink a lot and became very ungry
for anyone. He leaves from univercity and he lies me a lot. I did not
imagine what happened with him. Then they take him to army and after
last talk with him, I understood, that its not my choice. I dont think
that he loved me. Anyway I would not like to continue any relations
with him and to say a true, I would not like to have any relations
with any Russian man. And I am so happy that I met you and its mean so
much for me!

Dear Dave now every day when I go to bed I reading your letters before
sleep and I am always thinking about you when I waking up. It's my
first thoughts! Please write me more about you, about your mood, about
what are you doing these days!

Your Russian friend,

9/25/05 She brings up the medallion, it comes in later on.
My dear Dave!

Today I just can't wait to read your mail! Its seems it become mean
for me more and more! So, how are you today? I am really surprised how
Internet helps us to get close! Now I so thanks to my girlfrind and I
am so sad that I did not know you early! I become so attached to your

Today I did not work. That's why my grandmother and I make general
cleaning of house. We do it every three-month and it takes whole day.
I like to make cleaning with grandmother. She is very hardworking
woman and to clean house with her is very chearful. We always like to
be in company of each other. We spoke a lot and I told her about our
relations. I said her that I did not believe it early and I am so
happy to see that it works now! She was very surprised and wishes us
luck and she hopes that our relations will grow up in future in more
seriouse. Also we do small cleaning every week by Saturdays. Today we
wash windows, walls, floors, and cleaned carpets. It was really easy
for me to do it thinking about you. When we cleaning attic I assorted
old things. There there were many old things and clothes and I spent
many time on it. When I to take out old clothes I saw how something
have dropped out on a floor. It is was medallion. I was really
curiouse what does it mean and my grandmother advise me to go to
specialist. He told me that its very valueable medallion which is
dated about the end of 18 century. I was really happy to know it. It
has great quality. He told me that it may costs from 300 till 500
dollars USA. And they said that it can cost more at some other
countries. I decided to save it for future. I hope that sometime this
medallion will help me.

My dear Dave, its a little confuse me, but I would like to share my
dream with you. Today night I saw that we sat together at a coast of a
big lake. I have not seen this lake early, but it was so beautiful and
quiet, and barrels an easy warm breeze. We looked at night sky and we
see nice moon and a lots of stars which was reflected in a mirrow of
water. It was so good and I feeled your strong arms on my shoulders.
We spoke about us and about our feelings to each other. I imagined
that we had to tell each other something important, that will change
all our future. But at this moment I waked up but I had impression
from this dream for a long time. It was so real, that when I
understood that it's only a dream, I was very sad. I have never feeled
such feelings. And I believe that someday this dream become true!

My dear Dave, I often think about you and about our relations. It
seems to me that every day we become closer. We know more about each
other and I like all that you wrote me. So, I will go home now to
think about this all. I hope I did not confused you with my dream.
What do you think about this all?

Hug you, my dear Dave,
P.S. I am thinking about writing post mail from you. I have not wrote
it to someone, so I dont sure what I have to write at envelope. Please
write me and let me know. So, my post adress is: 
Russia, 184365
town(city): Molochnyi
Street: Molodezhnaya
House: 11
Anna Lepina 

Today after I wake up I had only one dream. It was to check a mail
from you and to receive news from you! I so attached to you now! I run
to Internet club before work but there are no any free computers
there. It make me a little sad, so I decided to go to my grandmother
to tell her about us at launch brake. I prepared launch for her. At a
lanch I speak with her about us and about our correspondence. She
asked where you work and asked a lot about you. She asked if I wrote
you first or you first wrote me. I answered for all her questions I
sayd her, that I make my choice by myself and I am very happy that I
did it. She likes you very much and he askes me to say hallo from her.

Yes, I like your pics. Thank you very much. I understand tan lines.

My dear Dave! What do you thinking about our relations? What does it
mean for you? Please tell me, it's very important for me. How do you
imagine our relations at the future? How much does it serious? Please
say true for me, as you know, I like always true, as bad it can be. As
for me I think, that I found a man which I seeking for all my life.
You looks like very seriouse, intelligent, reliable and responsible
man. A man of my dream. I understand that may be I mistaken, but I
believe that you are that man that I imagine from your letters. I am
so sad that we have no any other communications that e-mail. I so
would like to hear your voice!!! But I hope that soon I will make a
business trip to Murmansk and may be I will have a chance to call you
from there. I so cant wait for that moment!

Today I baught a book about your country, about your culture. And I
found a map of you country and I searched for a place of your living.
I know that we are at another parts of earth now, but it did not make
my feeling less. Its seems for me sometime that we so close! And I saw
that dream about lake once again!

Kiss you, your

My sweetheart Dave,

Today after work I met my aunt. She lives in Moscow now so I was
really surprised to meet her. She come here to meet her mother (my
grandmother). She graduated from Institute of foreighn relations. She
works like translator now and she just returned from New York. We
spoke a lots and she told me how is she living and what news. She told
that New York is very nice city and it's very big. I was a little
afraid to tell her about you but when I told her she said that I did
all correct. She told that we have not lost a chance and we have to
continue communications make it more closer! She told that it's not
often people at another part of the world finding someone that can
makes feelings and if it exists they have to keep care about it. She
said, that important things are understanding and respecting. I agreed
with her and I think that we have it with you! I think we have to do
anything for us, I feel our feelings are very important for our
future, we have to use this chance that given for us and not lose our
happyness. I am afraid to lose anything we have now, because letters
is good and it give us for understanding each other but it does not
compare with personal meeting. I believe that we are born for each
other and we can pass a life together. I think, that one meeting in
person is better than one million letters. Do you agree with me? What
are your ideas? I think, the most important thing for us is not to
lose our chance that is given for us. My dear, how much friends do you
have? Did you tell them about me? What do they tell about our meeting
about you? I have a lot of thought about it. I need your ideas.

Love you,

My dear love Dave!
It was so pleasant for me to get your letters! With every your letter
I feel that we bacoming more closer and closer! Every time, when I
reading your letter, my mood become well and my heart is knocking so
strong! I miss you very much and all my thoughts last time only about
you! When I coming to Internet club and saw a letter from you, I
pleasing as a small girl. You are the unique man that can understand
me now and can support me in difficult situation! I am sure in you and
I can trust you in any case. I dreming about that time when I will be
helping you in all about house, to work and rest together, laughing
and solve common problems, because your problems will be my problems
and on the contrary. I think, it has to be so if people love each
other. I thought a lot about this all and what we have to do now. I
think, that we have to meet in person and I am ready to arrive to you
for us. How do you think about it? I dont see more best way to know
each other, I think, we cant get such result just communicating
through letters. But I am very serious about you, and about our
meeting. We did a big step for making serious and longterm relations.
I think we dont have to stop here, we have to make next serious step,
the meeting which will let us to know each other better and it let us
to continue our relations.
Yes I like to go to the beach and swim in the pool.
I talked to aunt what do I need to come to you, is it real or not. She
know about it because she visiting sometimes another countries. She
sayd that I need visa and air ticket only. She sayd that it’s not a
big problem to make a visa for one or two month. She advised me to go
MINVA (Murmansk International visa agency) and to ask there about
it. So I will ask my chief to go home early tomorrow and I will go to
Murmansk to the MINVA to ask more about it.
My sweetheart, how do you think, if I will come to you, where is the
best place for my living? At your home or at a hotel? I would like to
stay at your home, if its not a problem and if you want it. I hope my
wish to come to you to meet in person is not confuse you. Please tell
me the true.
My dear Dave! I do not have a big salary but it’s not bad for Russia.
I saved some money for any case, but I was not sure for what. I think,
that this case is come. I dont sure if this help us for visa and
ticket both, I dont know how much does it all cost, but I hope it will
help us. Also I would like to go to cash departments of airport to
know how much tickets cost. My dear Dave, I need some information for
this. Please write me closest airport to you and what date is better
for my visit? My love, what do you think about duration of a trip?
Please write me you opinion about this all. I shall be waiting it with
Forever yours,

9/29/05 The Visa letter
Hi my sweetheart!

I so happy to get your mail and to write mail to you again! Dear Dave,
I have some good news for you!

Today I was at my grandmother and spoke a lot about you and me. She
can't understand, why I found my soulmate so far from me, but she
understands that if I love someone, nothing can stop me. Its seems she
like you. She is very glad for me that I met a man who I seeked for a
long time. She believes in you and she trusts you. I asked her a lot
about our future how it can be. She told me that we have to meet first
and then to decide what to do. Also she told that if our relations
after it will be successeful, she will present us her apartment. She
does not live in this apartment now. Or she can sell it then we would
not have any financial problems with visiting our country few times a
year. It is enough big and good apartment and it costs about 28 000
dollars. But it can be sold only after it will be privatized and it
can't be ealy then in 8 months. My grandmother dreaming to sell it and
she think that now there is a good reason for it. She hopes all will
be fine in our relations. She tells that this money should be enought
for us for the first time for living, for period seeking for job.

So, I have another news: I just returned from MINVA. I was so worried
if it will impossible to get visa for me yesterday. And I was so happy
today talking with communication manager of MINVA today when he
tolding me that I have a great chance to make a visa and to get it
approved. He asked me a lots of questions and he suggested me to fill
some documents but I rejected because I am not sure now about some
details of my coming to you. We have a lots of questions without
answers now, some unresolved questions. So here is information about
visas that I can do:

1) Tourists visa. It allows me to come to your country for period from
2 weeks till 1 month. It cant be prolonged and on the expiration I
have to back to Russia. It costs about 210-250 dollars USA depending
duration and including ensurance and neccessary medical tests and
2) B-2 visa. It calls "visa of the bride" also. Its good for period
from 2 weeks to 3 month. It can be prolonged maximum for 2 additional
months and then I also have to back to Russia. It costs about 340
dollars USA including all services.
3) I forgot a name of this visa. For approve it we both have to visit
Russian Embussy at your country and fill some documents. This kind of
visa allows us to get married. I can't get it and approve it at my
country. We shall get it for my next trip if we decide to get married.

Any kind of visa will take 2-3 weeks to be ready and approved.

My dear Dave, how do you think, which visa is better for us? I was
really sad to know that visa costs such money. Tommorrow I will write
you news about a cost of the ticket. When we shall have all
information we shall decide how to do better. Please write me all your


10/1/05 The money letter

I am so happy to get your letter and I am so happy that we becoming
closer to each other. All night I thinking about you and about us, I
turned on few times the light to read and reread your letters. Its
very great that people can meet each other throught Internet and write
letters to each other just every day which can let them know more
about each other, to make fellings and empathies. I am so gald to meet
you in my life and I am planning to meet you in person. I am very
serious in my choice. I dont think that longterm correspondence will
help us as much as personal meeting. I dont like to speak about
financial, it does not good in Russia, I dont brought up such, and my
grandmother teach me to consult with it only by myself, and if I ask
someone about something, it mean that I thought a lot about wheather
to do it or not. So I thought a lot about is this good or not to ask
you about help, but I hope for your understanding because I do it only
for both of us and for our happyness. My dear, during the time of our
communicating, I understood that we have feeling to each other that I
can call LOVE. Such feelings between people become not only from
nothing and from lots of thought, analyses of relations, understanding
and mutual help. With every day I am becoming surer in my choise and
in you. And I sure those if I do some mistake you will understand me
and forgive me and I can say it about myself too. Looking for our
relations I understood that only destiny of my heart is to meet you in
person. And I believe in mutual feelings.
I already have a passport. It is not problem in Russia and taken about
one week.
I was at cash of airport department today asking about cost of the
tickets. I dont think that tickets can cost so much! I dont sure in
choice of date, but I asked about cheapest tickets that exists. Its
costs about 780 US dollars. So, here is information about ticket:
Depart Murmansk (MMK) 8:00 am
Arrive Fort Myers (RSW) 7:16 pm, 3 November
Airlines: Aeroflot-Russian Airlines 618
Delta 47
AirTran Airways 173
Connect in Moscow (SVO), Atlanta (Hartsfield Intl.)
Unfortunately for that moment its really big money for me. As you
know, I saved up some money, its about 130 dollars for the ticket and
all money for the visa. So I need about 650 dollars more. Its really
hard for me to find now such money by myself, it will take about half
of year more. I thought a lot about how I can get such money to make
us be together. The best idea was to sell a madallion, but when I come
to pawn shop, a man there said me that maximum price is about 220
dollars, that he can give me for it. He advise me not to sell this
medallion, because it costs more money that he can give me. He asked
why I need to sell it and I told him about you and about my visit. He
was surprised, and said, that I have to take this medallion with me
and in America this medallion can cost more then 2000 dollars
depending a place of selling. And he advised me to ask money from you.
I dont know now where I can get such money. Will you help me with it?
Its really unpleasant for me to ask you help, but I its seems I have
to do it for both of us. I will take a medallion and will present it
to you so you can do what you want with it. I dont know a lots about
how to send money but if you are interested I will ask it from my
aunt, she sent money few times for my grandmother from another
countries. What do you think about a date of our meeting? Which is the
best? The easiest for me is to take vacation at the next month. Please
write me your opinion. I am waiting your responce with impatience and
I hope for soon meeting. I am sure that meeting in person will be
better then thouthands of letters! And I cant wait to see you in
Most sweet kisses, yours

10/02/05 Second money letter
My sweetheart Dave!
I just so happy to have such great frieand and soulmate as you! Every
night I thinking about you, sometimes I can't sleep thinking of you!
You can't imagine, how much do you mean for me! You become so close
man for me!
Today we had a greatest holiday of out town. There are lots of flags,
baloons, fireworks and shows. I was so sad, that you were not with me,
I would like to hug you or just keep your hand. That so important for
me now, that's my dream. I like such holidays. All people look very
happy, and we have some sport meets. We have a great sport centre in
our town, where I like to go to do for sport.
My love, unfortunately I can not borrow money here.
Today I talked with my aunt about us more and she is so happy for
us! I ask her about transferring money, she said that the best way is
to use western union system and she said, that everybody in America
know how does it works. I did not hear about this system of money
transferring and I just searched Internet for this to read something
about it. And i found this site, where anybody can get nearest bank,
which included to western union system. Here it is:
www.westernunion.com . You can visit it and look how does it works.
Unfortunately there are no banks agents in my town, but I can get it
in Murmansk. Closest bank to road service station is: 
Street: Egorova, 6 
Murmansk , 183038 
Phone: 7-8152-456857 
I was in bank and the clerk has told to me is necessary to use number
(MTCN) in transfer of money . You will receive this number at bank and
you have to give it to me. I need this code, your name, your adress and
your zip code to get money. The clerk has told that without MTCN it is
practically impossible to receive money.
Its seems all information that you need to send me money is my name
and my surname. You know my name and my sirname is: Lepina
Please let me know is this information enough for you? Please let me
I kiss you and hug you, my love!
Forever yours,

10/03/05 Verifying name
My love Dave!

I was so happy to receive news from you! It's very important for me to
continue communicationg with you to get news about you and to tell
about me. I am very proud for our relations.

Yes my first name is Anna.
My last name is Lepina.

Today we have hot weather, a little wind. I do not like such weather.
All people seem tired at the streets. But I have a good mood, because
I know that there is man at another part of the earth who loves me and
who needs me. And who would love to share his life with me.

Dear Dave! I am very tired to be along. Every night I can't sleep
thinking about you and about us. I have a lots of dreams about you and
bout us. Sometimes I am crying because we are not together. Can I
write you such things? I can't wait till that day when we shall meet.
I dream to be with you soon. Its seems you are that man who I searched
for all my life! And this is so pleasant for me that I found you! I
looking forward for the day of our meeting! I know that it will be the
best and happiness date for us! Every day staiyng here without you is
very hard for me.

So, I will go home now to make holidays food. My aunt will go home to
Moscow tomorrow morning. I love her very much. I hope to make
celebrate food for you too, for the day of our meeting.


10/04/05 After I told her no money was coming.
My dear, I do not understand why you will compare me with other women.
To me it is very insulting also I ask you more such things to not
write to me. I very strongly believe you and my grandmother too. And
if she did not trust you, she never would let off me to you. She sees
in you the decent, fair and kind person who can take care of me. I
heard too, that people deceive each other. At me disgust and strong
hostility for such people. I do not understand, how people which love
each other, can deceive. I simply could not deceive you because I love
you and I believe in fair, open, confidential relations. I believe in
fair and open people. I swear to you, that I never deceit you and
believe that you never will deceive me too. We should trust each other
and without trust each other we cannot communicate. You for me the
unique person whom I love also I do not want you to lose. Therefore I
can cause never evil to you. I write it in all sincerity and with all
love. I hope for your reciprocity, trust and understanding.

10/05/05 Last letter after I told her no money would be coming
Help me, my Dave!
There are NO money at my familiar and friends! I can't do something.
It impossible for me to have money! Oh my God! What about our future?
What about our family? What we shall do? My love, You is my last
hope. My forces are end and my arms are down soon. Every day without
you like a dark for me. Give me a bit of light. All my hopes with you!
Our happiness is in your arms, my dear. I so busy about my financial
problems. There is a pain in my head. I so busy! I wait with a hope
your letter. I love you so much.

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