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Saying they're self-employed makes them more difficult to fact-check by searching a corporate website, Velasquez says.
And royalty have money they can send you, if you only give them your bank account information, while engineers may seem smart and thus trustworthy, Velasquez says.
The profiles first go through automated screening software, which flags both traits in the profile, such as certain ethnicities, and things that aren't visible in the profile, such as certain IP addresses and even certain passwords that scammers seem to like more than other people.
Then a person on staff looks through the flagged profiles and decides whom to ban, Velasquez says.
Although these countries are well known for scams, scammers nevertheless will be honest in their profile about where they're located because automated screening software looks for discrepancies between stated locations and where people actually sign onto the site.
Shifty jobs Twenty-six percent of scammers say they're engineers, 25 percent say they're royalty and 23 percent say they're self-employed.
For every dating site or app that charges close to per month, such as Match, e Harmony, or JDate, there are plenty of other popular ones like Ok Cupid or Tinder that are free.Zoosk tells you that they look at all of the pictures before they are posted. They post the pictures and if someone complains THEN they take them down. I have made Zoosk aware of this and all I get back are canned emails about how sorry they are that my dating experience has been bad.