I receive email pleas and scams all the time but, the following letter was especially interesting for its wonderful pretend warmth and cunning, hazy, directness. I am posting it exactly how it was formatted and spelled. For a moment, I thought this was a nice note from the eKaterina I know, but, alas, it was not from her. Take the following note — edited down a bit to remove repetitiveness — as a warning and a wonderment.
How are you doing? I have found your email in Internet and decided
write to you. My name is Ekaterina. I am 27 years old. Live in Russia,
city Kirov. I am cheerful woman, for an entertainment like to do many
things as sports meets, a camping, go to the cinema, theatre etc. In a
word I like to do all that all people. I work in marketing structure on
sale of cosmetics Oriflame. I have good life here. I not the rich
woman, but can provide myself. I like to travel.
What are you going to do this autumn?
It would be fine if we could
meet, do friendship or more than simply friendship. I shall be happy if
you also have a free time and we could meet soon. I do not know your
interests, but anyhow write to me back and I shall tell to you more
about myself. Write to me all that you want. Probably we have similar
plans and the purposes for the future and it will be interesting to us
I have easy character and you can write all that you want.
Ask any questions which interest you.
Write back and I shall tell more about myself and I shall send some my
How many men fall for a letter like this?