If you've used a dating site or app like Ok Cupid or Tinder, you'll have noticed the hundreds of fake profiles that exist on the sites, seemingly designed to make you hand over your profile to scammers.Dating sites are, thankfully, getting better at spotting who is using their service to send thousands of spam messages.Scammers are told to use a female partner for the video call part of the process, but there are guidelines on what they should look like: If a scammer is successful here, and managed to con the target out of money for a webcam, or other small amounts, then they may attempt the riskiest part of the process, known as the "pause." Scammers are instructed to stage an altercation over webcam, and then cease contact.After a week, scammers are told to call the target and claim that their "husband/father/pimp/whoever" got "drunk/high/whatever" and attacked them.
The document, titled Adhrann's Updated Dating Scam 2014, lays out a method for creating fake dating site profiles, ensnaring men in conversation, and then pressuring them to send money.If you are looking for a dating site where members are ruthlessly selected and are excluded those who did not match their definitions of good education and honnesty, you just have to register now! On our website that there is no place for politics or religious or ideological or sexual intolerance, here we put the war behind us, as well as retardation and incitement. Another way to spot whether an account is fake is the selection of photos that it uses.Adhrann's guide says that scammers should "look on the Internet for a bunch of pics of a cute girl" and select someone who is "not a top model, but a normal sexy girl." To find photos, scammers can buy sets of photographs of young women, often through shady forums frequented by hackers.Then they will ask the target for thousands of dollars in order to run away and escape forever.That's the final step, as the scammers leave with thousands of dollars, and the storyline has finished.That's a sure sign that the account is fake, as the photo must have been circulating on the internet.Step two in the dating scam guide deals with "developing a virtual relationship." Scammers are told to ask lots of questions about their targets, paying particular attention to their past relationships.It's called the "cashing out" stage, and it's where scammers start to ask for money.Up until now, scammers were instructed to turn down any requests for a Skype call, but if the target insists, then they should ask him to pay for a webcam.