Also included in the dating scam tutorial is a list of email addresses and pseudonyms favored by anti-scammer vigilantes who try to waste the scammers’ time and otherwise prevent them from conning real victims.
Arab features include Arab photo galleries, an advice column, Arab chat rooms, Instant Messenger and much more.
Arab Lounge features include Arab photo galleries of single Arab women and men, Qiran dating, an advice column, and Arab chat for Muslim chat room.
“Working with dozens of possible outcomes, they carefully lay out every possible response, including dealing with broke guys who fell in love online,” said Alex Holden, the security expert who intercepted the romance scam package.
“If the mark doesn’t have money, the package contains advice for getting him credit, telling the customer to restate his love and discuss credit options.” Interestingly, although Russia is considered by many to be among the most hostile countries toward homosexuals, the makers of this dating scam package also include advice and templates for targeting gay men.
Virtually every aspect of cybercrime has been made into a service or plug-and-play product.