Dating scams in china
More I downloaded the app and began using Zoosk and found the matched to be random and the site has too many gimmicks. I received my bill and they had charged me for 5 months of use. I’ve spent more money than most on this site chasing fake profiles, I have been to china visiting the fake addresses they sold me, and I have also been on a date when they switched the lady because obviously I was talking to a scamming translator and not the lady I thought I was.
The authors of the study analyzed more than 500,000 profiles, drawn from Jiayuan's 100 million users, which the site's employees had flagged as scam accounts.
Ask a single American city-dweller about deception in the world of online dating and you'll hear a litany of familiar, if not particularly serious, complaints: exaggerated heights, photos so flattering they border on fantasy, and horndog men who overstate their desire to settle down.
Ask their Chinese counterpart, and you're likely to hear a much wilder story.
It's also, according to Stringhini, not strictly illegal, so the conspirators don't put themselves at much of a risk.
And a lot of guys have been grifted: The study identified 57,218 accounts associated with the "date for profit" scam.
A very nice person in the chat room, but another when you meet her…she keeps her distance so it is easier for her to pull her scam.