Virtually every aspect of cybercrime has been made into a service or plug-and-play product.
That includes dating scams — among the oldest and most common of online swindles.
“Usually this is something like the girl is stranded at the airport or needs money to get a travel visa.
There has to be some kind of distress situation for this person to be duped into wiring money, which can be anywhere between $200 and $2,000 on average.” Crooked call centers like the one pictured in the screen shot above employ male and female con artists who speak a variety of languages.
The call center pictured above charges $10 per call, payable only in Bitcoin.