Some websites have a fixed rate per minute, whereas others set their rates per call.In the scheme of things, it’s a generally easy way to make money.
There was an option to view and buy the posted conversations for .
Victims were also given the option to have their names and conversations removed for .
Later, victims received text messages, either containing their names, asking if it was them or containing a statement that indicated their names were posted on a particular website.
The victims were provided a link to a page on the website that claimed they were a “cheater.” Photos of the victims and their telephone numbers were also posted.
NEVER, EVER send copies to your Date any of your personal documentation such as drivers licences, passports etc.
UPDATE: The Internet Crime Complaint Center’s (IC3) have recently distributed the following press release: The IC3 has recently received reports regarding a scam that baits individuals into intimate online conversations and then extorting them for financial gain.
Victims are directed by the criminals to obtain these background checks via an official looking website containing stolen logos from government authorities and official brokers.
In most cases the victim will be requested to pay approximately 0 – 0 to obtain a certificate which claims to issued by local authorities.
But, you can’t usually expect to make a full-time income with it.
However, there are some women who have made over ,000 per year using one of the websites I’ll talk about!
Once money has been sent to the criminals, they will delete the fake profiles and cease all form of communication.