The one who looks nothing their photos, the power user with swiping set to automatic, or that one who spams your phone for months after your single date saying they just happen to be in the area.But there is a new reason to shut down your phone, or at least to be more savvy about which opening lines you believe. Ironically, it involves playing on people’s fears about Tinder scams, and convincing them there is a way to verify your account so that you can see if people are who they say they are.

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This is how the messages might look: The scam was exposed by anti-virus experts Symantec, who explained more here.

‘It’s a free service tinder put up, to verify the person you wanna meet isn’t a serial killer lol,’ the spammer says, trying to make out that they are taking reasonable precautions.

For a small price, they say you can see people’s real life social media details if you sign up.

Unfortunately, once you tap in your details you will actually be paying for a porn site subscription costing £90.30.

Whether it’s online therapy, social media or online dating, everyone deserves to chat with the humans they believe they are connecting with.

We made this guide so people can answer the big question: Bot or not?

That said, need to warn you: the following slides do contain some racy and sexual content.

Not everyone using online dating sites is looking for love. As if all that isn’t bad enough, romance scammers are now involving their victims in online bank fraud.

While the ‘single 23-year-old female’ tried to lure her onto a website to steal her credit card details, Tumblr user Salticid tried to lure the robot to ‘coalesce’ with her in the soil.

And then she posted the whole chat on Imgur for everyone else to have a good laugh and raise awareness of the scam.

Curious about what it's like to use such a site, I went undercover (so to speak) for a month on Ashley Madison to take a look inside.