Later, victims received text messages, either containing their names, asking if it was them or containing a statement that indicated their names were posted on a particular website.
The victims were provided a link to a page on the website that claimed they were a “cheater.” Photos of the victims and their telephone numbers were also posted.
The most recent scam affecting online daters around the world involves the use of fake background checking websites created by criminals.
Fake profiles created by criminals are contacting victims on dating sites and requesting individuals to obtain “Dating ID’s”, “hookup clearance”, “security clearances” or “criminal background checks” prior to meeting or engaging in online based activities.
By allowing public access to this information, the State makes no representation as to whether the covered offenders listed are dangerous.
Any person who uses the information in this registry to injure, harass, or commit a criminal act against any person included in the registry may be subject to criminal prosecution, civil liability, or both.
NEVER, EVER send copies to your Date any of your personal documentation such as drivers licences, passports etc.
UPDATE: The Internet Crime Complaint Center’s (IC3) have recently distributed the following press release: The IC3 has recently received reports regarding a scam that baits individuals into intimate online conversations and then extorting them for financial gain.
Victims were also given the option to have their names and conversations removed for .You must comply with Chapter 846E, HRS and are required to register no later than three working days upon arrival in Hawaii.According to Chapter 846E, HRS, registration is required whenever a covered offender, whether or not a resident of Hawaii, remains or expects to remains in Hawaii for more than ten days, or for an aggregate period of thirty days in one calendar year.Example of a scammer requesting a background check: “Its me [insert scammers name here] thanks for the message but, Can you get a verification id first hunnie so I would know that your not a stalker so we could exchange phone numbers?just go here copy and paste this [insert link to scammers website] You will only get a verification id there and not join ok? on the first page fill out all the required info then click GET FREE ACCESS..