Eighty-two percent of banned Seeking Arrangement profiles say they're Catholic and religion was the most common trait among fraudulent accounts.Scammer talk a lot about spirituality in the messages they send, too.Trump Dating admits that dating in 2018 is difficult due to a polarising political landscape, and seeks to avoid messages like "no Trump supporters" or "proud liberal" often seen on other dating sites.The website, set up by Friends Worldwide Inc, states: "We're wrecking the dating game and giving like-minded Americans a chance to meet without the awkwardness that comes with the first conversation about politics.Then a person on staff looks through the flagged profiles and decides whom to ban, Velasquez says.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.Lovin' God Scammers are mostly Catholic, or at least they say they are.
One user with the name "Gayintruder555" wrote "hello fellow straights please tell me this is a joke" in his profile.Velasquez thinks this helps them seem more moral and trustworthy.Password preferences Or maybe they really do identify as religious?Scammers are more likely than honest profiles to have passwords like "godisgood" or "lovinggod." Look out for ladies Seventy-one percent of scam profiles say they're female. Federal Bureau of Investigation says the most common romance scam target is a woman over 40.) Black widows Sixty-three percent of scam profiles say they're widowers.