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.I want to meet you in the evening when you come from your work and kiss you tender, to hold you and to show you all my love." It sounded just too good to be true and, of course, it was.In reality, "Anna" was part of a scam masterminded in Yoshkar-Ola, the scale of which was revealed last week to The Mail on Sunday by the FSB, the Russian secret service, after a series of raids.They never saw the money or heard from the women again. In a final humiliating twist, they found out, usually far too late, that many of the sensuous "women" with whom they had been corresponding were actually men - part of one of the many sinister Russian mafia rings making a fortune out of such scams.In one case, a member of a gang posed as a nurse using a photograph of the world-famous Bolshoi Ballet dancer Anastasia Volochkova.
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.No wonder this new industry is said to be worth an incredible £40-£ 50 million a year to the city.One fraudster, who poses as an attractive blonde called Anna Ivanova, said: "The average salary in my city is £75 a month."The choice here is simple - either poverty or larceny. "People are fools if they want to find a wife on the internet."It is not real.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.