I bring this up because of a Rodban tweet from earlier this week: My first reaction to this observation was skepticism.
I remember a long time ago when I was a young, single political scientist.
You just have to be looking for love, a search that causes you to be more vulnerable than usual.
And love is the tool scammers use to pry open your bank account and strip you of your assets.
Romance scammers tug at the heartstrings or stroke the ego to get dating site users to send them money.
Seeking Arrangement caters to a very specific type of relationship, but the lessons here should apply to other dating sites and even to other aspects of digital life, Leroy Velasquez, a Seeking Arrangement spokesman, tells . It's a really crappy version of what a man or woman would get on a dating profile," he says.
Then a person on staff looks through the flagged profiles and decides whom to ban, Velasquez says.
Seeking Arrangement has banned 60,000 profiles in the last 10 months, or about 220 a day.
Lovin' God Scammers are mostly Catholic, or at least they say they are.Eighty-two percent of banned Seeking Arrangement profiles say they're Catholic and religion was the most common trait among fraudulent accounts.Spotting Discrepancies Reading or Listening Between the Lines Beware Speed Community Q&A Online dating scams are rife. You do not have to be rich and you do not have to be stupid.Putting together a first class profile is a really important part of online dating.It’s also a good opportunity to express yourself and flex your creative flair.