Scammer is sick or has a sick parent or child, or is stuck in a country (Nigeria or Russia usually) and they need your help.
Their money, credit card, and ID has been lost or stolen and they have been arrested and need to pay a lawyer so they will be allowed to leave the country.
The computer may however be target for unlawful acts in the following cases- unauthorized access to computer/ computer system/ computer networks, theft of information contained in the electronic form, e-mail bombing, data didling, salami attacks, logic bombs, Trojan attacks, internet time thefts, web jacking, theft of computer system, physically damaging the computer system.
, users are being warned to be vigilant while online, particularly as the fraudster's tactics are becoming more elaborate.
Action Fraud UK, the country's fraud and internet crime reporting centre, says it has been alerted to new methods used by dating fraudsters.
They possess the quality to enter in to target computer and obtain the data.
Some hackers hack for personal monetary gains, such as to stealing the credit card information, transferring money from various bank accounts to their own account followed by withdrawal of money.
The scammer cannot afford it, but offers to drive to meet you (or take a plane or bus), and requests money to help pay for this.
After you send the money, you never hear from them again - or you receive ongoing excuses to delay the trip and more requests for money.According to recent figures, these requests for cash appear to be working.There were 651 dating scams reported in the three months to August this year, with the average victim paying out £9,589.For example; hate crimes, telemarketing and Internet fraud, identity theft, and credit card account thefts are considered to be cyber crimes when the illegal activities are committed through the use of a computer and the Internet." A generalized definition of cyber crime may be "unlawful acts wherein the computer is either a tool or target or both".The computer may be used as a tool in the following kinds of activity- financial crimes, sale of illegal articles, pornography, online gambling, intellectual property crime, e-mail spoofing, forgery, cyber defamation, cyber stalking. Most dating sites are full of them, and many sites don't bother to get rid of scammers - because scammers look good...