Fake facebook profiles for dating etc

Karen said it is difficult to report people on dating sites as you need to be signed up, so she will often ask the people who have alerted her to report the fake profiles.

And last year, a love-struck man was gullible enough to believe he was dating Katy Perry.

Since I wrote my article on scammers and online dating, many of you have sent me images being used in the profiles on the dating sites. I sure wish I had saved the images of the “widowed with a small child” guy that was used when I first discovered this scam going on.

The romance scam package is designed for fraudsters who prey on lonely men via dating Web sites and small spam campaigns.

The vendor of the fraud package advertises a guaranteed response rate of at least 1.2 percent, and states that customers who average 30 scam letters per day can expect to earn roughly $2,000 a week.

SELFIE queen Karen Danczuk has revealed Catfish fraudsters keep stealing her famous shots to use on dating sites and social media.

The 33-year-old spoke today of her irritation that strangers are using her pictures on their profiles, as she woke up to more messages alerting her to fakers on sites such as and Elite Singles.

The dating scam package is assembled for and marketed to Russian-speaking hackers, with hundreds of email templates written in English and a variety of European languages.

Many of the sample emails read a bit like Mad Libs or choose-your-own-adventure texts, featuring decision templates that include advice for ultimately tricking the mark into wiring money to the scammer.

“If you imagine the cost of doing by phone every part of the scam, it’s rather high, so they do most of the scam via email,” Holden said.

“What we tend to see with these dating scams is the scammer will tell the call center operator to be sure to mention special nicknames and to remind him of specific things they talked about in their email correspondence.” This entry was posted on Monday, January 4th, 2016 at am and is filed under Other.

"I woke up a bit grumpy this morning as I got messages off people saying ' I've seen some pictures of you'.

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