Maybe she's moving a little fast or maybe your gut is just telling you something doesn't feel right. We offer multiple ways of searching our database to check whether the woman you are communicating with may be a scammer.December, 30, 2016 - information about database updates Last week (December, 23, 2016 - December, 30, 2016) 16 new scammers, 8 fake documents, 5 media files added to the database and 12 scammers' profiles updated. Most scammers use photos of professional models/celebrities or photos of beautiful women they have stolen from the Net.
Saying they're self-employed makes them more difficult to fact-check by searching a corporate website, Velasquez says.
And royalty have money they can send you, if you only give them your bank account information, while engineers may seem smart and thus trustworthy, Velasquez says.
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Maybe that dream girl you've been talking to for the past couple of weeks seems a little too good to be true?
Other popular races are mixed (19 percent) and other (17 percent). Certain places Just like spam in your email inbox, scam profiles most commonly come from Nigeria (28 percent).
"They try to be a different race, something other than the usual, because it sounds more exotic," Velasquez says. Other common countries of origin are the Ukraine (23 percent) and the Philippines (21 percent).
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A quick search of the internet will pull up any number of reports of individuals who have been separated from their money by “women” they have met online or through genuine dating sites.
(full story) 12/30/2016 There are different scam scenarios. Scammer tries to keep up a regular correspondence, but all letters you receive contain only general content and there is no concrete information in them. You receive a photo of a potential date and the photo doesn't match up (e.g.
the photo looks like it is from a magazine or the description the person has given of themselves doesn't match the photo)...
But who are these internet scammers and how do they operate?