Dating scams in russia

Virtually every aspect of cybercrime has been made into a service or plug-and-play product.

Holden said that an enterprising fraudster with the right programming skills or the funds to hire a coder could easily automate the scam using bots that are programmed to respond to emails from the targets with content-specific replies.

The romance scam package urges customers to send at least a dozen emails to establish a rapport and relationship before even mentioning the subject of traveling to meet the target.

The call center pictured above charges $10 per call, payable only in Bitcoin.

“If you imagine the cost of doing by phone every part of the scam, it’s rather high, so they do most of the scam via email,” Holden said.

BUT a lot of Western men looking for a foreign lady have been still tricked – again and again.

As Svetlana Mukha, a founder and leading matchmaker at diolli.com, mentioned in her interview, some men just want to become a scam victim (I have no idea why, it might be a topic for my next article…).

The vendor of the fraud package advertises a guaranteed response rate of at least 1.2 percent, and states that customers who average 30 scam letters per day can expect to earn roughly ,000 a week.

The proprietor also claims that his method is more than 20% effective within three replies and over 60% effective after eight.

If you're lucky, you've found us before you got scammed.

Tags: , ,