Buying online dating profiles

What will you talk about on that first date if you’ve already revealed that you have six toes and penchant for queuing in the post office?

And their targets genuinely fall in love with those individuals, even after the scam has been executed…

The victim isn’t willing to accept that they’ve been scammed, or does accept that they’ve been scammed and is still in love with the scammer.

This means your profile becomes part of the searchable web.

For instance, Wikileaks Editor-in-Chief Julian Assange found his OKCupid profile made the internet rounds after it was discovered. Ross Ulbricht, aka Dread Pirate Roberts (founder of the notorious Silk Road Darknet market), also had a public OKCupid profile.

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If you reuse a name or email address, your profile becomes instantly more discoverable.

Keep track of what to share and what to keep under lock and key can be difficult enough without contending with scammers, too.

Furthermore, there are numerous online services dedicated to scouring the web for name matches.

These services don’t rely on your given name, but rather scour services for your online aliases.

Additionally, there is absolutely no guarantee that sharing more information will be effective. But the amount of data openly shared on dating sites makes me pause for thought.

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