Adult website scams
The scam works like this: First, you match with someone.Unfortunately, in this scam your match is actually a bot.
The details of the vehicle, including photos and description, are typically lifted from sites such as Craigslist, Auto and The scammer asks for donations, often linking to online news articles to strengthen their story of a funds drive.The scammer's victims are charitable people who believe they are helping a worthy cause and expect nothing in return.Though these scams have some of the highest success rates especially following a major disaster and are employed by scammers all over the world, the average loss per victim is less than other fraud schemes.This is because, unlike scams involving a largely expected payoff, the victim is far less likely to borrow money to donate or donate more than they can spare.The scammer poses as a charitable organization soliciting donations to help the victims of a natural disaster, terrorist attack (such as the 9/11 attacks), regional conflict, or epidemic.
Hurricane Katrina and the 2004 tsunami were popular targets of scammers perpetrating charity scams; other more timeless scam charities purport to be raising money for cancer, AIDS or Ebola virus research, children's orphanages (the scammer pretends to work for the orphanage or a non-profit associated with it), or impersonates charities such as the Red Cross or United Way.
United States tax law states that charitable donations are only deductible if made to a qualified non-profit organization.
The scammer may tell the victim their donation is deductible and provide all necessary proof of donation, but the information provided by the scammer is fictional, and if audited, the victim faces stiff penalties as a result of the fraud.
It’s a good idea to stay aware of the current scams being used on Tinder users.
Then, you’re able to quickly identify and ignore any scams or bots who come your way.
A prime example was the global 2008 Beijing Olympic Games ticket fraud run by US-registered Xclusive Leisure and Hospitality, sold through a professionally designed website, with the name "Beijing 2008 Ticketing".