“Usually this is something like the girl is stranded at the airport or needs money to get a travel visa.
There has to be some kind of distress situation for this person to be duped into wiring money, which can be anywhere between 0 and ,000 on average.” Crooked call centers like the one pictured in the screen shot above employ male and female con artists who speak a variety of languages.
Exaggerating the facts People embellish the truth often on online dating sites, like the guy who said he was 5’10” (177cm), and then turned out to be shorter than his date at 5’7” (170cm), or the guy who described himself as “athletic and toned,” but was actually shaped like a turkey leg.
Or the ones who post a photo of themselves from 10 years (and 40 pounds) ago.
Most people who are using an online dating site will tell you that their goal is to get off of it as soon as possible.
You can follow any comments to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Also included in the dating scam tutorial is a list of email addresses and pseudonyms favored by anti-scammer vigilantes who try to waste the scammers’ time and otherwise prevent them from conning real victims.In addition, the package bundles several photos and videos of attractive Russian women, some of whom are holding up blank signs onto which the scammer can later Photoshop whatever message he wants.Lying is no use, because eventually you will be found out.Making assumptions Online dating takes the fact that hopeful people jump to conclusions to a high art.