Scammer dating sites
They found the most common female profile, set up for romance scamming purposes, is a brunette in her twenties (29 was the most common age) with blue eyes.Selfies of women with low-cut vest tops were most commonly used, with female fraudsters describing themselves as a student, with no strong political leanings.Forty-eight was the most common age found across the profiles.Around 7.8 million UK adults used online dating sites in 2016, up from just 100,000 in 2000.But just as dating app users are at an all-time high, so is the number of people becoming victims of online dating fraud.
There is hardly anyone more vulnerable than a middle-aged divorcee.
Those who swallow their pride and do it anyway are like gazelles pasturing on a savannah, easy game for vicious hyenas.
When I started my adventures on the online dating scene, I was very naive.
She wants me to send money to buy one via her money transfer account.
If you go weak at the knees for a blue-eyed brunette, you could be headed for danger as experts have revealed these are some of the most common traits found in romance scammers.
They play on emotional triggers to get you to provide money, gifts or personal details.