Online dating con artist
They wrote profiles that seemed absolutely perfect.It was pretty easy to see a match and identify him or her as too good to be true.
Of course, this kind of information is what banking sites ask when you’ve forgotten your password.It is no longer easy to tell if someone is likely a scammer based solely on their photos.While photos are important, don’t put complete stock in them. Con men are more subtle than ever Someone you’re dating is not likely to ask for your bank account number, but you may end up in a conversation where your date asks what high school you went to, or where you were born, or your first pet’s name. They may talk about themselves and talk about their first dog, and ask, “Did you have a pet when you were a kid?However an obvious con man is out of the business very quickly, so their tactics have improved.
Here is a list of some of the “new and improved” ways con men are trying to get your attention. Con men look more average than ever Con men now use very average photos in their profiles.
Just like the Internet, fraud tactics evolve over time.