Dating sites are, thankfully, getting better at spotting who is using their service to send thousands of spam messages.It's pretty easy to tell: They send the same message over and over, often with the same link.As you guys know, my parents are pretty freaking obsessed with my love life. I was obvi on the dating site searching for dudes outside my network, not hoping to come across someone I already know. I may be a true digital nerd, but digital dating is something I prob won't do. And when I texted my friend to tell her what I did, her response was, "That fast, eh?
The guide isn't available for free, in fact, it was being sold for Bitcoins on a deep web marketplace.
I'm very familiar with Ok Cupid and I know a lot of success stories.
From a former boss who met her husband, to coworkers who met their fiancé and soon-to-be fiancé, and to my very own best friend who met her long-term boyfriend on the site. This one time, a close friend of mine went on a date with a guy who after one date broke it off because she wasn't a dog person. Ok Cupid is like any other online dating Web site, except it's free.
Step two in the dating scam guide deals with "developing a virtual relationship." Scammers are told to ask lots of questions about their targets, paying particular attention to their past relationships.
They are then instructed to take the information learned, and then create the "perfect woman" for the target.