Fake photos on dating sites
Take a look: Dating profiles carry a wealth of information and as such it’s a great place to look for scam markers.Profile pictures is one of the easiest things to investigate to identify if a profile is genuine (or not)."Put a picture of their dog, or better yet, put a picture of their favorite cartoon.A lot of police officers do that.""I felt sorry for him because he said, you know, 'I thought that I might have found my soul mate,'" Smith said.But to dig deeper you need to look at the message content.By reading and tracking private messages sent by scammers on online dating sites, you will see two primary recurring patterns.' and he looked up at me, kind of startled and he's like, 'yes, you know me.'" Smith recalled. ' And he said to me, 'are you going to play this game, seriously?
The man claimed he had met her but she didn’t recognize him.Smith said she contacted Plenty of Fish to get the profile taken down, and even had to send a copy of her driver's license, plus her email address and birthday, and even then it took another day to get the profile taken down.The investigation by Danny Forston was launched after JDI Dating, the British company that owns sites such as as well as 17 other dating sites, was investigated by the US Federal Trade Commission.On sites where communication between members is a premium feature it should be noted that non-paying members who are not scammers might attempt the same to avoid fees, but it is still a scam marker that shouldn’t be ignored and the profile should at least be further investigated to make sure it’s genuine.Tweet This: How can you keep a look out for fake #online dating profiles?
That’s when they both realized a scammer had been using her name and photos for a fake dating profile.