Online dating schemes or crooks
Okay fine, it’s got problems you could drive a battleship through. You list something for sale, let’s say a drum set for the amazing price of 0. If you think this scam has faded with time, you'd be wrong.
Almost immediately you get a response from some dude eager to buy it. Remember all that talk about hacking during the election?
As long as there is a human being on the planet, there will be a market for evil-doers offering something for nothing.
Here is our list of the most common Internet scams guaranteed to hook at least a few people even today. This one earned its name because, you guessed it, the scam uses Nigerian politics as bait.
This new (and very effective) brand has been dubbed "spearphishing".
If you do make the unlucky mistake of clicking, you’ll be taken to a fake website that looks legit where you will be asked to enter your username and password.
Should you move forward at this point (and we cannot stress enough how inadvidsable this is), here’s how events will unfold... You’re sending them money but they will never return anything back to you. Online Dating sites have been so popular for so long.They are looking at the profiles of gay males that are ages 40 and up . There are some scammers out there on the other side waiting just for you. It makes sense to meet hundreds of people in a short time in the coziness of your own home instead of meeting guys in various venues . So where does the online dating scams fall into this ?
Ever since, Internet criminals have been doing huge business, to the tune of about $13 billion last year.