This showed up on an internal FreeBSD mailing list:
Hello my the surprised friend! My name Nadejda and I wish to take away from you at all a lot of time and to penetrate in my letter! My trade the doctor the dentist. I had an ingenious idea to try to find love not in that place where I live namely not in Russia! In me there were such emotions since recent time! I would like to tell to you about it my new friend. On my former work in the Stomotologichesky Polyclinic I had a chance that I will go on an exchange for practice to other city for me it it was good and not much not on myself because to go to other city on practice! I do not have there friends or even I am simple girlfriends with which I can to spend time and speak cheerfully about problems in mine to a new life. But all has exchanged and on an exchange there has gone my colleague which only not for a long time has come to us for work after the termination of Medical university. But the desire to find the acquaintance from other country at me remains on former. I thought of a step as acquaintance to the person from other country much. Once after work I have gone on foot because weather was fine and saw as enamoured steams follow a hand and exchange gentle kisses. I do not have not enough tenderness and the favourite person in the lives and it to me became very clear after this walk. I like to walk sometimes one alone with myself and to think about the lives. I could not find the happiness in my city and till now is lonely. For myself I have resolved to search for the love in other country. Especially I heard much about that that people from other countries are more romantic and are careful concerning relations with women, so to say they have a spark in eyes! I am ready completely to this step and have bought yours e-mail in International Dating Agency. To me have told that you my friend very good lonely person with kind and open heart. I wish to tell about myself directly that to me 28 years and my growth 168 see I live to Russia, city Novochebocksarsk. In connection with that that in the world financial crisis and few workplaces goes reduction. I have got to reduction and I had to finish the work in hospital. Now I work in Cafe-Bar. I wish to be happy life in the and I have serious sights at this world. At me the big age and is a lot of experience behind shoulders. I am confident that we can to find with you the general a theme of conversation and to learn each other more. I hope to see yours the letter my friend about your life. As I to place my foto with the letter and some resume in a file. I very much would like to see yours the letter and to have with you acquaintance. I would like to see that we became good friends and not only. If you are serious and interested in me please reply ONLY to my personal e-mail: email@example.com P.S. My letter to you was sent by manager International Dating Agency therefore write on my personals e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Yours new friend Nadejda.
There were even a photo and a resumé attached.
The sad thing is, I have a strange feeling that the letter might actually be real—but I find it hard to believe that a “manager International Dating Agency” would be so clueless. Whatever the poor girl paid, she sure didn’t get her money’s worth.