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.
Seeking Arrangement caters to a very specific type of relationship, but the lessons here should apply to other dating sites and even to other aspects of digital life, Leroy Velasquez, a Seeking Arrangement spokesman, tells . It's a really crappy version of what a man or woman would get on a dating profile," he says.
"Because of the fact that we do cater to wealthy demographic, we do get an influx of scammers," he says. Seeking Arrangement got its latest stats from screening new profiles over 10 months.
The profiles first go through automated screening software, which flags both traits in the profile, such as certain ethnicities, and things that aren't visible in the profile, such as certain IP addresses and even certain passwords that scammers seem to like more than other people.
Then a person on staff looks through the flagged profiles and decides whom to ban, Velasquez says.
For me at least, it’s hard to believe a site can maintain its basic layout and features for this long.
I believe things really started evolving once Live Jasmin made its entrance.
Certain races Although American Indians make up less than 2 percent of the U. population, 36 percent of scam profiles say they're Native.We were excited when the first cam sites starting showing up around the web. I’m not 100% sure that was the first cam site ever, but it was definitely one of the ones that started it all.Whatever the name of the sites, they weren’t great, at least not by today’s standards.(This may be specific to Seeking Arrangement, where most of the wealthy "sugar daddy" users are straight men. "These men and women tug on your heartstrings," Velasquez says.Doctoral delusion Thirty-seven percent of scam profiles say they have a graduate degree and 54 percent say they have doctorates.