They are then instructed to take the information learned, and then create the "perfect woman" for the target.Adhrann says that scammers should "emphasize on you being in a difficult financial situation, yet DO NOT insist on that, but treat this subject like you have been much better in the past, and really ashamed now, [as you are] not used to being poor." Step three is where things start getting really interesting.It's not just guns and drugs that are up for sale on deep web sites.Vendors also list guides on how to commit other illegal activities.Business Insider obtained a PDF guide that is sold online for just £2.59.It details how scammers operate fake dating site profiles in order to con men out of money.Another way to spot whether an account is fake is the selection of photos that it uses.Adhrann's guide says that scammers should "look on the Internet for a bunch of pics of a cute girl" and select someone who is "not a top model, but a normal sexy girl." To find photos, scammers can buy sets of photographs of young women, often through shady forums frequented by hackers.
It's when a person has a little chink in their armour that someone can get in, and it festers and they make the most of it."Detective Sergeant Blackshaw said efforts to stop overseas scams targeting Australians need to be made on a national scale."The scammer in West Africa is going to look at an Australian as an Australian," he said."They are not going to look at them as a West Australian or a South Australian.A Perth woman who lost hundreds of thousands of dollars in a Nigerian online romance scam has recovered part of the money after a police investigation.The ABC understands she has recovered about 0,000, or 40 per cent of the money she transferred overseas.The author claims that someone who operates the scam can earn up to ,000 (£9,700) every month if they operate the dating scam full-time.Here's the overview of Adhrann's scamming guide: Adhrann advises people following his guide to take care in the way they set up their dating site profile.They should have a burner phone, he says (a disposable phone that can be used for temporary tasks and then discarded).