Most scammers will send out waves of generic messages to multiple people in a very short timespan.
On sites where communication between members is a premium feature it should be noted that non-paying members who are not scammers might attempt the same to avoid fees, but it is still a scam marker that shouldn’t be ignored and the profile should at least be further investigated to make sure it’s genuine.
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here is a lot to look out for so to make it more manageable we have divided the scam markers into 4 different categories: language, message content, profile and geolocation.
The majority of romance scammers are not people with English as their native language and that is visible both in their profiles and the messages they send.
Take a look: Dating profiles carry a wealth of information and as such it’s a great place to look for scam markers.
Profile pictures is one of the easiest things to investigate to identify if a profile is genuine (or not).Scammers used to look to model stills or stock photos when creating their fake persona.You should still be wary of photos that look a bit too professional, but increasingly scammers will make use of stolen photos of real people.A term that few genuine men would probably use to describe themselves, but a characteristic that is generally agreed to be attractive.Occupation is a piece of description that is quite vital to spotting a romance scammer.But to dig deeper you need to look at the message content.