The dating scam package advises customers to stick to a tried-and-true approach.
For instance, scammers are urged to include an email from the mother of the girl in the first 10 emails between the scammer and a target.
The call center pictured above charges per call, payable only in Bitcoin.
“If you imagine the cost of doing by phone every part of the scam, it’s rather high, so they do most of the scam via email,” Holden said.
You can follow any comments to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Virtually every aspect of cybercrime has been made into a service or plug-and-play product.That includes dating scams — among the oldest and most common of online swindles.Russian women are some of the most beautiful in the world, so it’s no wonder you want to meet someone special on a Russian dating app or site!But unfortunately romance scammers and fake profiles are practically a dime a dozen, and it’s not always easy to tell which ones are legitimate Russian dating sites – until now.“Working with dozens of possible outcomes, they carefully lay out every possible response, including dealing with broke guys who fell in love online,” said Alex Holden, the security expert who intercepted the romance scam package.“If the mark doesn’t have money, the package contains advice for getting him credit, telling the customer to restate his love and discuss credit options.” Interestingly, although Russia is considered by many to be among the most hostile countries toward homosexuals, the makers of this dating scam package also include advice and templates for targeting gay men.Keep reading to find out the 7 best apps and sites for dating in Russia.And at the very end of the article, you’ll get a rundown on the “PPL” scam, so you can avoid getting ripped off in your quest for Russian romance.You can filter your matches by information like languages spoken, religion, willingness to relocate, and other key criteria like physical appearance, occupation, and lifestyle.Upgrading to a premium membership allows you to get incredibly detailed with your search, including bust, hip, and waist measurements.