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From January to September, victims lost at least million in 428 cases, after they were told by "Chinese officials" that they had committed criminal offences.
Some were asked to provide their Internet banking details, while others were directed to a fake website of the Singapore Police Force or the Chinese police, where they had to key in their banking details, to redress those offences.
Too many women have fake profiles that are used for making money, i.e., directing men to paid porn sites or personal Web sites or just asking men outright for money.Other con artists approach victims on social media, claiming to be stockbrokers or finan- cial executives with attractive investments.There were 86 such cases from January to September, resulting in at least .4 million in losses.Though, recently, I learned that averages 10 percent paid profiles and 90 percent free profiles.The unfortunate truth is that the paid singles don’t know who is free and who is not.
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It’s a numbers game and they have tons of fake profiles all over the Internet to be worrying about.