It's not just guns and drugs that are up for sale on deep web sites.
Fortunately, many of these scammers share common characteristics.
Understanding and recognizing these characteristics can help you to identify many scammers from the start.
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.
"But I hung on and kept communicating because I wanted to see the end of the movie." The ending came as no surprise to experts on romance scams.