Bogus dating profiles
And then, if you still don’t here anything, move on.There are situations where the person messaging you could be a scammer trying to contact you for whatever reason.They won’t admit it, but I have personally seen some of the smaller or more obscure dating sites ‘pad’ the website with fake profiles and even go so far as to send a message to their members from this ‘fake’ person in the hopes of generating more activity on the site.
Jake — or at least the version of Jake profiled on Bumble — did not exist.
Through both manual and automatic detection methods, we actively scan each new profile and if it seems fishy, we ban it and post it here.
Since no dating blacklist system is perfect, we do miss some of the fake profiles that are posted.
That is why we have made public our database of fake profiles and scammers.
Scammers are usually lazy and when they need to post a profile to gain access to an online dating site, they'll just copy and paste an ad from another dating Website.