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28.06.2018 - Which countries have the most diligent scammers?

Which countries have the most diligent scammers?

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Free dating sites have the negative feature to attract a lot of scammers to their websites. Scammers are cheaters who try to make money from lonely people who are searching for a partner in internet by fraudulent representations in their single profiles. is an international free dating site, and therefore extremly popular among scammers. Some scammers act very crude, and can be recognized as scammers from the first look into their profile. Other scammers already act very professional and only experts, who already have some experience in the scamming business, can detect them as scammers. For a free dating sites it is not easy to cope with the high occurrence of those criminals, because there is no budget for checking every single profile for its authenticity. The only thing to do is to remind their users to stay attentive, and never send money to people they do not know.

As is a free dating site, we have to deal with scammers every day. So it happened that after some time the question occured from which countries the most active and diligent scammers might come. We wanted to know, so we decided to get aquainted with the scammers on our website.

The most famous country for scamming is Nigeria. The phenomenon of scamming is often associated with the label "Nigeria Connection". But we found out that some other countries are even more active and passionate in scamming as Nigeria. They dethroned Nigeria.

The two top countries of hardworking scammers are without any doubt Ivory Coast and Kenya. They reply to almost every e-mail in a record time of few hours. Senegal on the 3rd rank is already a bit more relaxed about replying to e-mails, and also scammers from Germany on the 4th rank are not that passionate to reply to every e-mail immediately. Togo and Nigeria complete the top 6 scammer countries. Scammers from those 6 countries create around 90 percent of all fake profiles on free dating websites.

The rest of the top 12 list are scammers from USA, Ghana, Italy, Austria, Sweden and Great Britain. But their presence is not compareable with the countries in the top 6. Scammers from these countries play a minor part in the scammer business.

Top 12 Scammer Ranking according average response time

1. Ivory Coast - 2 hours 15 minutes
2. Kenya - 2 hours 54 minutes
3. Senegal - 17 hours 51 minutes
4. Germany - 1 day 2 hours 17 minutes
5. Togo 1 day 3 hours 34 minutes
6. Nigeria 1 day 5 hours  6 minutes
7. USA 3 days 17 hours 25 minutes
8. Ghana 4 days 10 hours 18 minutes
9. Italy 5 days 6 hours 17 minutes
10. Austria 6 days 8 hours 38 minutes
11. Sweden 8 days 3 hours 10 minutes
12. United Kingdom 8 days 22 hours 3 minutes 



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