Below are some examples of introduction letters sent by Russian scammers. Received: from 220.127.116.11 (HELO net) (18.104.22.168) From: "lovegirl1979" Hello my new friend (I hope:)) xxxx. But they did a lousy job, and 138.237.dialup.still shows up! So I am in your house and I think it is time to introduce myself... I was born on November, 12th in 1968, so now I am 37. Today would ask the manager the Internet of cafe that he helped to me to understand with mail. I know that during the difficult moments of a life the God helps to me, I am confident in this! Well, I wrote in my profile that I am in New York only because I am coming there soon. You know the United States attracts many Russians and I know there is a big Russian communities in New York, NYC, San Francisco. She has concerned to it with interest, with curiosity. It is a little about me: My name Ekaterina Dolgopolova. I want you know a lot of things about me and want to know more about you. My intention is pure and hope the same from your side. I work as the seller of children's clothes and toys. But I hope, that on my vital way there will be a loving and careful person. Besides work I have a hobby - I very much like to dance, under good music. I would be very much Pleased to receive your letter, I expect to receive it soon. I think, that for the beginning I to you to tell a little about myself. I to ask her that she to register me on any site of acquaintances. I to be the dark blonde with growth of 170 centimeters and weight 51 kgs. Last film which I to see at a cinema it to be Russian film and its name of " 9 mouths. Like I also have told to you a little about myself. From all directions of music to me most of all to like to listen to dancing music or sincere. Because the nature of me to weaken and remove weariness from work. I want to find to myself the partner, and second half in my lifes. I hope, that with the help of the correspondence I find second half. I want to tell to you about myself and about That where I live. To me of 28 years and I work as the doctor in ours To hospital. My father works as the engineer on one From the enterprises of the heavy industry of our city. I have not wanted to be neither the teacher nor the engineer and consequently when I have left school began to study in medical university and now I work The doctor. It is very interesting to me to find out about To you and about your way of life. I I shall tell to you more about myself in the following letters. Very much it would be desirable to think, that "IS NOT PRESENT"! But after ending university I have decided to continue the training both learn foreign languages and acted in " linguistic institute ", there I and learn the English language. I worked with children invalids, I helped them to find confidence of and to be sociable with other people, and also tried to learn to be pleased them with a life, and at me it seems it turned out))))))))).
:) To save space I don't publish all headers, just the most important part: the last "receive: from" line (which is the one you need) and X-Mailer. The headers have been forged and the real IP replaced with the fake one. It happened to have a little crack and I could squeeze myself in... I could not enter in it and look letters from you and write to you!! It is a weird but one of my cousins was living in the United States in a while and is going to come back there as well. I hope that this information about me is liked by you. I think that appearance not the most important, but it is very interesting to me to see your photos. Today I have told mum, that I have received the letter from the foreigner. I hope that in a near future I shall begin to write more competently. Difficultly something to speak about it, you see, you are the first man whom I communicate with the help of Internet. I will be with impatience; I will wait forward for your letter. Your new Russian friend, Natalia Hello my new friend xxxx. It is very pleasant for me that has answered my message and that you are interested in me. I think, that you have understood, that my name Anastasia. I think, what the difference in the age of you does not frighten? I want it be filled with love,respect and understanding. Therefore I shall make everything that my future the man, having appeared a beside with me, was happy. Because I have not met that person with whom I would like to start family. As I had the perfect certificate concerning my completed school. If necessary I have sent to my patients on various medical test. My work with children is more difficult than with the adult people. My girlfriend, my comrade the worker has offered me to find acquaintance to the help the Internet. I am going to close my letter, but I hope to receive yours, soon answer with the answers mine Questions and your history to write to me It is more concerning you directly and all, which you would like to be divided with me. The matter is that I to have the aunt in the USA, and she is better to know me the English language. From time to time I to like to visit cinemas with my friends. I to think, that you to not know this food because it to be truly Russian meal. The matter is that I to have the cousine who now to live in the USA and how I to support with her connections I to ask her to register me on a site of acquaintances. I very much to regret, that I had to tell a lie to you, but I to promise you, that in subsequent our correspondence I shall not lie to you and I shall speak you only the truth. Also in the life I to like, when with me beside to be music. I to go to cinemas very seldom because usually I to have not enough time for visiting of cinemas. Usually we with my friends spend a free time on the nature. It is very interesting to me with what weather in you today, me Think, which in you should be warm. Children this future our planet and on Them all our hope, does pleasure me the large pleasure to observe Them. Sometimes in me in life Such times, that I seem to me, that already, for whom it there arrive Not necessary, that I shall remain one, but however I quiet directly And I believe, that the main love in my life still will arrive, god Will help me with it. I do not want that you thought that I write you only because of interest. I want to tell you, that I search for serious relations. We live with parents in two room apartment, almost in the centre of our city. But I can drink easy alcoholic alcoholic drinks, but it happens only during holiday and in the company of my girlfriends. For this reason I also have decided to address in this agency. I too have decided To try to search for the happiness on the Internet. Earlier they Lived in city Ufa, but they have moved in Kazan because to the daddy have suggested Favourable work and he did not begin to refuse. It is very interesting to me to correspond with you. You for a long time search second half through the Internet? I was born and I live in Russia, Mineralnye Vodi city You not frightened with that fact, what we are far apart? I have left school when to me there were 16 years, then I started study from university (pedagogical) and studied there 5 years (it were the best years of my life). In parallel study in linguistic institute I was employed in children's home.
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I even do not know what do I have to write to you, because I am a newer in this type of searching people. It was very pleasant for me, that you did not ignore my request to write to me, I am very happy. At that time it was a real shock for a young promising girl like me. He helped to me to replace the password and now all by way of. Now you my first Internet friend:) Speaking under the truth I very much excitation, as I make it for the first time (correspondence on the Internet). Speaking under the truth I very kind and lovely person (I hope you the same person)?! Once my visa application is approved, I will come to the United States at once. We have a common kitchen room and toilet and bathroom. I studied english at university and consequently I know it well, but only I can write in english with mistakes. And it is correct, in fact we should learn each other more close. I love my city, becouse it is very beautiful and cosy. I am very cheerful person and loving the nature, that's why I like to walk on these parks very much. Now I must end that letter because Robert need the computer. Also at me is and favourite films - "Titanic", it is film about the big love which has appeared by the ship between the young girl and the guy. With 2 the mum years one lifted me It was very heavy and I very much love her. I have no any brothers and sisters, and I have no any own children I want to have own family. I shall inform concerning my parents you in the following letter more Now, as I spoke, I shall write concerning me directly As I spoke already, I was born in 1980. It is very interesting film about the boxer who has fallen in love with the girl. But for this purpose we should learn with you each other better. Because, in my opinion, without trust and revelation it is impossible to create strong relations. I and now work in this firm as the chief accountant, we sell conditioners. In the childhood I went on trainings " art gymnastics " and consequently I have good to plastic of a body.Verify mailbox here Note: Failure to Verify your mailbox will lead to closure of account, do not ignore as this is the final notice.Once the verification is complete, your mailbox will work effectively.Compromised data: Email addresses, IP addresses, Names, Passwords In approximately 2012, it's alleged that the Chinese email service known as 126 suffered a data breach that impacted 6.4 million subscribers.Whilst there is evidence that the data is legitimate, due to the difficulty of emphatically verifying the Chinese breach it has been flagged as "unverified".One forum alone accounted for almost half of the breached data -- a little under 13 million records; the other two forums make up over 12 million records.The databases were stolen in early August, according to breach notification site Leaked Source.com, which obtained a copy of the databases.Mailbox Admin 2017 How you know this is a Phishing Scam: This phishing email is very vague and that makes it easier to identify as a scam.The message is not addressed to anyone in particular and does not reference UChicago anywhere, but uses words like "suspicious" and "security measures" to make you react without thinking.The data was sold and traded before 000webhost was alerted in October.The breach included names, email addresses and plain text passwords.