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Thousands of people, including many lonely and gullible British men, have lost large amounts of money after entering into correspondence with women on websites, naively beguiled by their warm words, suggestive chat and the sexy pictures they attach to their emails.When they were asked to send money, which the women claimed was needed for British visas or to buy tickets for travel to Britain, the men readily agreed.
Her pictures were simply ripped off and she was dubbed "Anna Safina".The capital of the Mari-El republic, Yoshkar-Ola, is 500 miles east of Moscow and is still suffering from the collapse of its manufacturing industry after the Soviet Union dissolved in 1991.Today it is estimated that as many as one in 100 residents in the city is involved in dating scams.No other business pays as well in this grim backwater.Volochkova herself, who left the Bolshoi Ballet in 2003, is now happily married in Moscow and horrified at her pictures being used by the scammers. Fantasy: Glamorous 23-year-old 'Anna Safina' promises 'to do everything to make you feel good'.I'm sure that together we will have a lot of fun and spend great time!
"I'm very caring person and loving, I will do for you everything to make you feel good."I want to wake up in the morning early and prepare food for you.
Two of the men behind this particular scam - Sergey Chetverikov, 22, and Oleg Yelsukov, 24 - have now been brought to justice and are serving three years in prison.
But with the returns that can be made on these scams, the pair are likely to be back at work as soon as they get parole.
I correspond with a whole division of Westerners - and they are all idiots."And I am quite successful in the business.
I can wait to be noble and honest in my next life." In one case, a dozen British men were fooled by a picture of a model talking on the telephone while sitting on a bed.
All of them hail from the far-flung outpost of Yoshkar-Ola, close to the Ural Mountains.