Yoshkar-Ola and St. Petersburg capture a large group of Internet scammers
||A large network of scammers
working in two cities in Russia has been disrupted. The group's leader is
currently on the run from police.
Two leaders of a scam group are
sentenced in Yoshkar-Ola, the capital of Mari El Republic
The group was recruiting local high school students to
write love letters to unsuspecting foreigners
||A guilty verdict was announced
in the case against the leader of scam group "Sparta" and his
right-hand man. The two were criminally charged with involving
minors in the commission of crimes against foreign citizens.
|15 more Mari El
scammers convicted in Yoshkar-Ola.
They were a part of the large group of scammers
who were arrested in 2006-2007 and a second cell of that group to be
prosecuted this summer.
||A verdict was announced in
the case of 15 members of a large group of Mari El
dating scammers. The scammers, young males of ages 21 to 30, received
probation sentences ranging from 6 to 3 years.
Mari El scammers convicted of fraud against foreigners. 15 additional
scammers from the same group are currently on trial in Yoshkar-Ola.
Prosecutors allege that Sergey Gorbunov
was the main mastermind behind their operations.
A verdict of guilty was announced in the capital of Mari El Republic in the case of Internet scammers who were cheating
hundreds of foreigners out of money.
leader of a large group of Mari El scammers, arrested in Yoshkar-Ola
||Several Russian media sources have reported that the Mari El
Republic branch of the Federal Security Service of Russian Federation (UFSB RF
of Mari El Republic) has identified and apprehended "the boss" of one
of larger dating-scam groups in Mari El Republic of Russia
Yoshkar-Ola scammers convicted of fraud in the nearby Republic of
||In the sentence announced May
22, 2007, the Moscowskiy District Court of the City of Cheboksary of
Chuvashia Republic the court found Innokentiy Mashkin and Ekaterina
Parkhomenko GUILTY of fraud (Article 159 of the Criminal Code of RF), and
sentenced the convicted scammers to 6 years of work camp and to 5 years of
|Two Russian dating scammers
convicted in Mari El Republic of Russia.
||Oleg Elsukov (1983) and
Sergey Chetverikov (1985), from Yoshkar-Ola, Mari El Republic, were found
guilty of defrauding a German citizen of 28,400 euros in
2005-2006. The scammers used stolen pictures of Russian ballerina Anastasia
How the scammers were fooling the foreign
||August 8, 2007. The agents of
UFSB of Russian Federation in the Republic of Mari El Republic completed a
large sweep operation designed to capture a criminal group of Internet
scammers. The operation began July 19, 2007.
|Russian dating scammers
Alena Fedorovskaya and Vladimir Osipov of Ekaterinburg city are convicted,
sentenced to 5 years of work camp
Link to a list of complaints about Alena Fedorovskaya:
||Alena Fedorovskaya and
Vladimir Osipov have been sentenced
to 5 years, and 5 years and 6 months, respectively, on October 30th, 2006, by
Verkh-Istetskiy Court of Ekaterinburg.
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