It's pretty easy to tell: They send the same message over and over, often with the same link.But there's a type of dating site scam that's far trickier to spot, and the people who operate it claim to be making thousands of dollars every month fooling vulnerable men.The guide isn't available for free, in fact, it was being sold for Bitcoins on a deep web marketplace.Bitcoin is cryptographic currency favoured by criminals as it allows semi-anonymous online transactions.However, it is likely that use of web cams has grown in recent years for several reasons: Web cams are relatively cheap – a decent cam unit can be purchased for under – and easy to set up.The spread of broadband makes it ever easier to display and access images from web cams on computers.Here are eight of the social media platforms that are best at connecting with Russian users.
Much like Facebook, users have a profile and can easily search for and add other users to follow their status updates, photos, and videos.
Business Insider obtained a PDF guide that is sold online for just £2.59.
It details how scammers operate fake dating site profiles in order to con men out of money.
Along with these traditional functions, users can also upload video and audio files of any kind and share these resources with other users as well.
In the past, this has come under scrutiny as it occasionally crossed legal boundaries – however, recent reports indicate that VK is now working with major record labels to launch a subscription service that will allow for legal sharing of these files.