A woman has revealed how she was almost scammed by an online Casanova while playing a popular online word game. Barbara El-Gamal was playing a harmless game of Words with Friends, when she was forced to play the word 'tit', as a result of poor letters. After taking her turn, she was surprised by her male component's response, that he bet 'she had the best ones going'. The Ukrainian user, who described himself as a private civilian doctor, was one of thousands of online scammers trying to trick women into sending cash over the internet. Barbara El-Gamal said the online scammer told her he was a Ukrainian private civilian doctor.
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Words with Friends is an online word game by Zynga, much like the old favourite, Scrabble. Over recent months, this platform has become a haven for romance scammers via the chat facility within the app. If you adopt a policy of never responding to random chat messages in games, you will be perfectly safe. For some however, chat is part of the attraction of these games and these are exactly the type of people that romance scammers traditionally prey on. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Deliberately interacting with romance scammers has allowed me to identify potential scammers before they have even typed a single word to me. Firstly, their profile picture will be of a glamorous girl or guy depending on your gender.
When a friend said he was cheating with the popular app Words With Friends , I didn't think much of it. Who hasn't cheated at online Scrabble? Then he clarified, saying he was using the app to cheat on his longterm boyfriend.
This article is from the archive of our partner. Happy or un-happy Valentine's Day! On this beauteous holiday, we find our inboxes clogged with a variety of dating-themed pitches, as PR reps and the rest of us attempt to take full advantage of this day of love. Our favorite so far comes from Zynga, makers of the Scrabble-like digital game Words With Friends, which is a very romantic, as well as a very life-saving , thing to play in your spare time. Unless you're Alec Baldwin on a plane.