On dating sites or social networks, false businesses or personal profiles are created to make you believe it is a valid profile, located near you...
Hundreds of scammers, mostly from foreign countries, lurk behind these fake profiles .
They are involved in various types of scams (video blackmail, phishing, inheritance scams, lottery scams, romance scams, etc).
By creating all kinds of female or male profiles with fake pictures, the illusion is perfect and the scam establishes first contact via these different platforms.
A 19-year-old Oregon State University student, Kendra Sunderland, dropped out of school after being caught recording a live solo-sex show in her school's library in October 2014. Sunderland said she earned about $700 for the library show.