That widowed Ukrainian engineer you just met on your favorite dating website? Scam dating profiles are more likely to say they are Catholic; from Nigeria, the Ukraine or the Philippines; widowed and have a doctoral degree—among other characteristics, according to new data compiled by the dating website Seeking Romance scammers tug at the heartstrings or stroke the ego to get dating site users to send them money.Saying they're self-employed makes them more difficult to fact-check by searching a corporate website, Velasquez says.And royalty have money they can send you, if you only give them your bank account information, while engineers may seem smart and thus trustworthy, Velasquez says.Lovin' God Scammers are mostly Catholic, or at least they say they are.Eighty-two percent of banned Seeking Arrangement profiles say they're Catholic and religion was the most common trait among fraudulent accounts.
Romanian girls don't depend on their man to take care of them.Scammer talk a lot about spirituality in the messages they send, too.Velasquez thinks this helps them seem more moral and trustworthy. Europeans value knowledge and culture as much as Americans value money.Our parents push us to have a broad knowledge on world history, different cultures and the arts. We have enough personality to entertain you for a lifetime.