Scammers on badoo dating site
The scammer's story could be very emotional and easily gain sympathy and affection from the victim.Step #5: The scammer gradually lures the victim away from the messaging channels provided by the dating website towards external means such as personal emails, instant messaging, telephone calls, or even webcam (this is the scary part.This is collectively called Nigerian Romance Scams - one of the various forms of Nigerian scams.A Dating Scam normally involves these steps: Step #1: The scammer posts an attractive photo (such as attractive professional models) and fake profile on a dating website.
Sextortion - blackmailers record a person performing sex acts on webcam and then threaten to share the video with friends and family unless they pay a lump sum.
They will find excuses not to show their real faces but they could take photos of the victim via webcam. The scammer would later demand for money by threatening with exposure of the victim's naked photos on internet).
Step #6: No matter what the story is, after a period of establishing trust, romance, and desire, the scammer will ask for money to be sent in forms such as cash money orders, send merchandise, or currency exchange via a telegraphic money transfer service, usually Western Union or Moneygram, etc.
Most of the time an email address (Yahoo mail or Hotmail) of the scammer is included in the message.
Step #4: If the scammer gets replies, he/she would make up stories and would normally claim how bad his/her current situation is and needs help to overcome it in some way.