If you've used a dating site or app like Ok Cupid or Tinder, you'll have noticed the hundreds of fake profiles that exist on the sites, seemingly designed to make you hand over your profile to scammers.
Dating sites are, thankfully, getting better at spotting who is using their service to send thousands of spam messages.
Their version of dating may be very different from your version of dating so you can't really be sure of what you're getting yourself into.
Luckily, the Internet exists along with several dating websites that can give us an idea of what the dating culture may be like in different countries.
The thought of dating someone from another country can be a little scary and intimidating.
They speak a different language and most likely have different tastes than us.
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It's pretty easy to tell: They send the same message over and over, often with the same link.
But there's a type of dating site scam that's far trickier to spot, and the people who operate it claim to be making thousands of dollars every month fooling vulnerable men.
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.