The scam was initiated after the victims met someone online, such as on a dating site, and were asked to connect via a specific online social network.
Shortly after, the conversations became sexual in nature.
ON THE 2ND the site will ask you to upgrade make sure to choose the lowest membership there … On the credit card info make sure to fill out the page but make sure tp fill out with your vald details.. put this code: (VERIFY) on the BLUE BOX for you to refund your money UNQUOTE try this dating site hun.a cool site and lots of girls near you [Insert link to scammers website] and another i have been sent [Insert link to scammers website] —- click this link for verification first click on the link then once your on the site create a username,email and password then click next on the 2nd page after you choose a card of your preference fill out all the infos but DONT click the complete transaction button coz im not asking you to join there, ok? just simply HIGHLIGHT your last name then press ENTER on your keyboard so that you will be redirected on a security page..
then try to log in so you can get an id but dont buy any credits there “ Have you been contacted regarding this scam?
Anyone can be the target and victim of these scams—men, women, young, old, gay, straight, white, black, Asian, Hispanic… But the FBI states that women who are “over 40, divorced, widowed, and/or disabled” are prime targets for scammers.
It’s possible that it’s someone looking for an affair on a dating site The Internet seems ecstatic about the Ashley Madison hack, with millions of adulterers' and potential adulterers' details hacked and released online, with articles outing individuals found in the data dump. Even if someone’s profile looks legit, there are other signs to keep an eye out for, especially during the beginning of your communication.
For example, scammers will often ask you to communicate with them outside of the dating site—via email, through Facebook, or even on Skype.
Some were even told that once the payment was made, the information would be removed within an hour and the website would not allow anyone to post anything pertaining to the victims’ names again.
However, reports do not indicate that the information was ever removed.