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Massive Flood of Romance Scams Defraud Older Victims By Steve Baker Introduction – A real case Perhaps the best way to begin explaining how this fraud works and the effects it has is to begin with a recent criminal prosecution in the U. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Illinois.
Olyinka Sunmola is a Nigerian citizen who was running this fraud from South Africa.
Now, a study has revealed just what a typical scammer looks like - from their eye colour to their posture and even their political stance.
Scroll down for video Experts at Scamalytics, who provide anti-scammer software to dating sites, sift through millions of fake profiles every year.
A growing epidemic in the world today is the Online Romance Scam.
Generally, a victim is contacted by someone online through various social media or a legitimate dating website.
If you go weak at the knees for a blue-eyed brunette, you could be headed for danger as experts have revealed these are some of the most common traits found in romance scammers.
With almost 8 million people using online dating in the UK, fraudsters know exactly how to get people clicking on their profiles and they'll make sure they use the right photographs to lure their victims in.
The most common fake male profile, meanwhile, has light brown hair and is in his forties.