Seeking Arrangement has banned 60,000 profiles in the last 10 months, or about 220 a day.
Here's what they've found are the ingredients in the typical scam profile.
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.
The dedication that Russian women have to look beautiful is just scary.
For the majority of them life is like a podium, and so they have to look sparkling even on the way to get a newspaper or walking the dog.
Scammer talk a lot about spirituality in the messages they send, too.