Victims—predominantly older widowed or divorced women targeted by criminal groups usually from Nigeria—are, for the most part, computer literate and educated. And con artists know exactly how to exploit that vulnerability because potential victims freely post details about their lives and personalities on dating and social media sites.
Trolling for victims online “is like throwing a fishing line,” said Special Agent Christine Beining, a veteran financial fraud investigator in the FBI’s Houston Division who has seen a substantial increase in the number of romance scam cases.
“The Internet makes this type of crime easy because you can pretend to be anybody you want to be.
“He was saying all the right things,” she remembered. It’s called a romance scam, and this devastating Internet crime is on the rise.
The woman, in her 50s and struggling in her marriage, was happy to find someone to chat with. He was very positive, and I felt like there was a real connection there.”That connection would end up costing the woman $2 million and an untold amount of heartache after the man she fell in love with—whom she never met in person—took her for every cent she had.
The site entirely represents all across all its pages that these real beauties are waiting for you locally and hard up enough to want to date you. I could make a lot of money if I was selling the Brooklyn Bridge, and made people believe that I really owned it...
other websites for singles use real women, and they are not as nearly good looking as these women, so the money goes to Milfaholic because they appear to be the best single site on the web, when in fact, they are the worst.
Not only do you have to upgrade from a free membership to a costly one ( usually the premium one) in order to read messages or see pictures, but they ask for your telephone number then charge you accordingly.( I have a pay as you go mobile phone and they ate all my credit up in a few days! This business, Milfaholic, is owned by Enom, Inc, out of Kirkland, Washington. The consumer complaint offices said they wait for a critical mass of complaints to the office before taking steps to investigate and prosecute offenders.