Orlenda is a Russian woman who Charlie Slater meets at the airport in Madeira after splitting up with Brenda Boyle. She comes back to Walford with Charlie on 31 August 2009 but is accused by Mo Harris of being an illegal immigrant. She photographs Orlenda with another man and shows it to Charlie, who confronts her. She admits that she is a scammer but feels that Charlie is too nice for her to go through with it. She returns the money Charlie gave her and leaves Walford on 4 September 2009 along with the man she was seen with.