Common dating scams
The tactics used by these survey scammers vary between incarnations of the scam.But, scratch the surface, and you will find that they are all basically the same old con.A typical survey scam post as it appears on a user’s news feed: If victims fall for the ruse and click the link, they will be taken to an initial page that outlines the first steps they must carry out to procure their free gift or prize entry.Users will be instructed to first “Share” or “Like” the page and then post a comment: By following the outlined steps, victims are promoting the very same fraudulent offers to their Facebook friends.
What they fail to mention is that a dozen other customers have already paid for those scratches.
Don’t get tempted as it is you who is being scammed. My Girlfriend is Pregnant Scam – A popular scams these days is your long distance girlfriend writing to you to say she is pregnant with your baby.
She either asks for help to pay for the aboriton or for money to raise the baby.
If you rent anything, be it motorcycle, car or jet ski, make sure all scratches and dents are documented. Patpong Sex Show Scam – Don’t believe the touts outside who say free sex shows and drinks for only 100 baht each. Stay clear if you are alone as they can turn violent if you refuse to pay. Hualamphong Scam – Outside the train station you will meet official looking people who will say they will help you book the seats.
They take you to their nearby travel agent and pretend to ring the train booking office.