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.So how do you know if someone is trying to scam you?
The guide isn't available for free, in fact, it was being sold for Bitcoins on a deep web marketplace.
Bitcoin is cryptographic currency favoured by criminals as it allows semi-anonymous online transactions.
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.
A google search of that name shows a number of different reports of a romance scammer named Kelly Williams -- using both male and female photos (it s easy to use a unisex name like Kelly or Terry or Chris to scam both men and women) When under potential fraud attack, post a "Fraud Alert" on your credit report.
There are NO exceptions to this rule It s possible to borrow money against your home equity, or obtain credit card(s) or any number of clever actions.The author claims that someone who operates the scam can earn up to ,000 (£9,700) every month if they operate the dating scam full-time.Here's the overview of Adhrann's scamming guide: Adhrann advises people following his guide to take care in the way they set up their dating site profile.Business Insider obtained a PDF guide that is sold online for just £2.59.It details how scammers operate fake dating site profiles in order to con men out of money.Raven Riley is not a hair stylist, is not from Ohio and is not in Lagos Nigeria She s a porn star whose pictures are the most commonly used in online romance scams f=11&t=409 NO real woman on a dating site is ever going to give her full name to any man she has not met in person for any reason.