Month: January 2018

Monkey see, monkey do.

We often talk about how we can tell where a scammer is from simply by format the scam takes.  For example, if a scammer uses a photo of a modelesque female and asks for money to pay the translation agency they’ve been using to help them communicate then we can assume with a great degree […]

It’s not us that need convincing.

Every now and again (today being the latest incident), someone comes to the site, says “XXXXXX is a scammer.  They were acting suspicious.” and expects us to allow that report to stay.  Here’s the problem with that.  There’s no actual scam proof.  Nine times out of ten, it’s pretty obvious to us that the profile […]

Let’s stop pretending.

We live in a world of double standards.  When a woman is raped, there will be voices blaming her for the clothes she wore or for her way of being.  “She was asking for it”.  On the other hand, if the woman is a celebrity, there will be enough fuss for society to do something […]