I correspond with a whole division of Westerners - and they are all idiots."And I am quite successful in the business.
After the matter was reported to Russian police, he was jailed.Really 'she' was conman Oleg Yelsukov, below, now in jail.The photo was actually of Alsou, a Russian pop star and daughter of an oil tycoon "I was enraged that my photograph served the rotten purposes of these swindlers," she said."I wanted to take action myself at first when I discovered the scam."But then I realised our law-enforcement bodies could do it far better than me.One remote city and so many beautiful women, all desiring nothing more than to fire the passion of British men.Our pictures below show some of the stunning Russian ladies who have offered themselves on dating and marriage websites recently.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.One 45-year-old from London, who wanted to remain anonymous, explained how he fell into the trap."I met a woman through the internet.She had a lovely photo, which I now know was taken from a modelling agency brochure.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.