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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.They should have a burner phone, he says (a disposable phone that can be used for temporary tasks and then discarded).Potential scammers are also advised to use virtual private networks and proxy services, both of which can help hide the scammer's real IP address and location in case law enforcement get involved.It's called the "cashing out" stage, and it's where scammers start to ask for money.Up until now, scammers were instructed to turn down any requests for a Skype call, but if the target insists, then they should ask him to pay for a webcam.
Vendors also list guides on how to commit other illegal activities.
But, despite social progress and the ardent wishes of many, many men, the accepted cultural narrative places the onus on men to make the first move.
And in fairness, there are women who simply approach men, and the social and cultural barriers that discourage women from making the first move.
Scammers are told to use a female partner for the video call part of the process, but there are guidelines on what they should look like: If a scammer is successful here, and managed to con the target out of money for a webcam, or other small amounts, then they may attempt the riskiest part of the process, known as the "pause." Scammers are instructed to stage an altercation over webcam, and then cease contact.
After a week, scammers are told to call the target and claim that their "husband/father/pimp/whoever" got "drunk/high/whatever" and attacked them.