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A dating app scam is making the rounds on dating apps, tricking singles into buying fake cryptocurrency. The scammers send users messages with links to dating profiles that are actually fake dating sites. Once they’re on these sites, victims are asked to purchase Ethereum or Bitcoin before communicating with others. Scammers use this tactic because it’s easier for them to get away with stealing these currencies than cash!
So far, this scam has tricked singles in the US, UK, and South Africa out of millions of dollars. The dating app crypto scammers are making a killing by taking advantage of people who are looking for love! As if online dating wasn’t hard enough, now you have to worry about these criminals trying to take your money.
Scammers Use Dating App Profiles To Gain Their Victims Trust
Scammers are using dating app profiles to gain their victims’ trust, so be careful of who you communicate with. Remember that dating apps allow users anonymity, which makes it easier for scammers to target people. Even if someone seems too good to be true on a dating profile, they might just have the wrong intentions!
Hopefully, this dating scam will be stopped soon, but there are dating app scammers out in the dating world, so don’t let your guard down!
Stay safe and don’t get scammed!
Cryptocurrency Dating App Scams Are On The Rise, So Be Careful Who You Talk To!
Dating apps like Bumble, Tinder, and Grindr are being used to scam people out of their hard-earned money. The scam begins with potential victims being contacted through dating apps. Then the conversation is moved to other messaging platforms where a fake investment scheme is elaborated. Victims are asked to download a fake app and make an initial deposit towards trading schemes. Scammers often use their own secondary apps like Binance, too! Finally, after the small initial payment has been made, scammers then transfer cryptocurrency into these dating profiles’ wallets and disappear with the money.
CNC Intelligence Is Taking Down Crypto Scammers Worldwide
CNC Intelligence was founded by Cyber Intelligence, Crypto Investigations, Asset Recovery, and Offshore Legal Experts. With over 40 years of experience in these fields individually they came together to form a boutique Cyber and Crypto Intelligence Group focused on providing results.
CNC Intelligence has recently been made aware of a number of cryptocurrency scams. These scams involve fraudsters misleading investors into buying fake or worthless cryptocurrencies. In some cases, the scammers have even created their own phony cryptocurrencies.
CNC Intelligence is spearheading the investigation into Seus International Group.
Roman Garcia, Former FBI Special Agent
Roman Garcia, CNC Intelligence’s leading cryptocurrency analyst and former FBI Special Agent, offers the following advice to avoid being scammed:
Never invest in something without first researching it. Do not trust a random email claiming that you have won an award and need to pay some money upfront before receiving your prize.
If someone promises high returns with little risk using crypto investments, run away from them as fast as you can.
Avoid buying crypto coins or tokens from unregulated exchanges, such as those based in China, Russia, and Eastern Europe. These are likely to be scams that will run off with your money before delivering any goods.
If someone claims that an exchange is regulated even though it isn’t, they’re probably lying just to get your money.
Only invest in cryptocurrencies that have a solid track record and are being used by real businesses. For example, Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin are all backed by well-known companies and have been around for several years. Be very suspicious of any new “cryptocurrencies” that suddenly appear online.
If the coin or token you’re interested in is only available on a shady exchange, you’re probably looking at a scam.
Do not trust anyone who claims that their cryptocurrency can be cashed out for real money, such as USD, GBP, or Euro. All cryptocurrencies are just digital tokens, and they cannot be exchanged into “real” currencies like the Dollar or Pound.
If someone is offering to sell you a cryptocurrency for more than its market value, they’re probably trying to scam you.
Remember that cryptocurrencies are still very experimental and risky investments. They can go up or down in value by 50% or more in just a few days.
Be prepared to lose all of your investment if the crypto market crashes.
CNC Intelligence is committed to helping investors avoid scams and protect their hard-earned money.