Online dating scam photo database
Through both manual and automatic detection methods, we actively scan each new profile and if it seems fishy, we ban it and post it here.Since no dating blacklist system is perfect, we do miss some of the fake profiles that are posted.Scammers are internationally linked and they are IT based.They monitor all your emails, YM and your reporting. If you have a virus attacked in your YM then your email has been HACKED., CHANGE YOUR EMAIL/YM PASSWORD, block thier message it may contain virus or if the IP is from your own country for sure it is a SCAM when he claims to be overseas- right!If the software hasn't already identified the IP Address of the new profile as one that is often trouble, the operator may perform additional look ups.Using online tools we can determine if the person posted the profile using a computer located in a part of the world other than where the person claims to reside.Example if the man claim he is going to work and going to offline the above will indicate if he is INVISIBLE or ONLINE.
Nigerian scammers will use white western man photo, fake ID, fake webcam, fake lawyer’s letter, fake courier letter or pretend to be opposite sex.
A really obvious giveaway is when a new member says he is into reading Shakespeare and he or she misspells Shakespeare.
The last two steps are typically performed by the operator to finalize the process.
We can also see if the person used a proxy service to hide his/her location. Usually the last thing we do is to check for duplicates of either the profile text or the photo on other websites.
We may use search engines like Google to do this or other Anti-Scam websites.