Quite often, scammers make contact with potential victims via Internet dating services. I have received dozens of these emails over the last few weeks, both directly from scammers and as submissions from site visitors. An example of one of the messages is included below:. I am bored tonight. I am nice girl that would like to chat with you.
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My husband always gets emails from tons of different dating sites, it just bothers me a little because i dont get anything like that, i get lots of junk mail but all like i won something or for credit cards, but he gets all of these dating service emails. And a few months back i helped one of my moms friends set up his own dating thing, and from that day on he complains all the time from getting junk mail from all these other dating service sites. So could my husband possibly have an account floating out there somewhere? Sometimes when you register to one site and make an account -it don't have to be a dating site-. I dont want to seam like the bad person but yes.
Dating sites have really upped their game and now they use all sorts of tricks to get new members. As we are surfing the internet, most of us visit hundreds of pages, some of which have various pop-up ads and offers that not many pay attention to. How many times have you entered your email address on a website without reading the terms and conditions of how the website plans to use it? Many times I bet.