And now it is not just a 'Boris The Blade' here and a Sergey there , "scamming" has become quite a large crime industry, where street-smart but not very ethical enterpreneurs rent office space, buy computers and supplies, and hire students with English skills to write and send scam letters. In all this one can even see some justice as if a weak one beats a strong one, a poor one wins over a rich one.Scamming even has a more colorful and "patriotic" name duping the riches. Of course, one needs to lull the conscience scammers sleep badly, as is well-known. Correspondingly, a scammer is that very bearded Boris who starts a quick Internet-affair and then asks for money. Did you know that "recently the word" scam is understood in ex Soviet Union without the translation, and it has a specific meaning dating in the Internet for swindling money.(This may be specific to Seeking Arrangement, where most of the wealthy "sugar daddy" users are straight men. "These men and women tug on your heartstrings," Velasquez says.Doctoral delusion Thirty-seven percent of scam profiles say they have a graduate degree and 54 percent say they have doctorates. Sometimes such messages appear in your inbox out of nowhere, even if you do not have a profile on any dating site.
Here's what they've found are the ingredients in the typical scam profile.
Password preferences Or maybe they really do identify as religious?
Scammers are more likely than honest profiles to have passwords like "godisgood" or "lovinggod." Look out for ladies Seventy-one percent of scam profiles say they're female. Federal Bureau of Investigation says the most common romance scam target is a woman over 40.) Black widows Sixty-three percent of scam profiles say they're widowers.
The profiles first go through automated screening software, which flags both traits in the profile, such as certain ethnicities, and things that aren't visible in the profile, such as certain IP addresses and even certain passwords that scammers seem to like more than other people.
Then a person on staff looks through the flagged profiles and decides whom to ban, Velasquez says.