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TAGGED.... full of scammers

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TAGGED.... full of scammers

Postby carley » Tue Jun 09, 2009 11:49 am


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Re: TAGGED.... full of scammers

Postby guyverx » Wed Oct 07, 2009 8:50 am

I totally concur.
The ones I have encountered are usually really good looking women with provocative profiles asking me to age verify and all that mess.
its really sad.
One good point, I did meet one person who was legit. She was not looking for a relationship but I have met her offline and she is a really great girl. Which has been the only legit contact in about three years of different online sites.
Just wish she was attracted to me.

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Re: TAGGED.... full of scammers

Postby markross » Thu Oct 22, 2009 6:38 am

Tagged is so bad, I ended up writing about them on my profile:

"Scammers on Tagged are getting out of hand.
And they're getting out of hand because gullible people don't even use common sense.
Just received a friend request from one "Smith J"

Firstly, who the hell would call themselves Smith J?
That's just like the "Watts R" scammer that led me to Tagged in the first place.
Not even knowing that the surname goes last is your first clue that this person is not who they say they are.


This particular "girl" claims to be from Callanish, which in Scotland.
Ethnicity is listed as "Native American". I seriously doubt it.
Even a Scottish-born "Native American" would have enough English skills to put her surname last.
And the photo sure doesn't show any Native features
(http://t6.tagstat.com/image04/c/177d/800i053D1tZ.jpg)

Despite these glaringly obvious clues. no less that 3 different guys have posted hearts and flowers for this "person".
Azad A, Kelvin Kai Wen and Patrick - grow a brain."


Doubt if they've read it.

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Re: TAGGED.... full of scammers

Postby tswee_heong » Mon Dec 21, 2009 12:20 pm

I totally agreed because i got scammed by a man that i knew from Tagged.

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Re: TAGGED.... full of scammers

Postby Marisa » Sun Feb 28, 2010 7:46 am

bobnash47, I moved your posts here, known scammer:
viewtopic.php?t=1108


BTW, RS profile on Tagged is http://www.tagged.com/romancescam
giving scammers a nice "Scam" tag ;)

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Re: TAGGED.... full of scammers

Postby ber6318 » Tue Mar 02, 2010 2:13 am

markross wrote: Despite these glaringly obvious clues. no less that 3 different guys have posted hearts and flowers for this "person".
Azad A, Kelvin Kai Wen and Patrick - grow a brain."


markross, I have seen on many of the dating sites that allow you to post something similar to "hearts and flowers" that most of the profiles posting those for a scammer are in fact scammers themselves. Some may well be the very same person simply using one of their multiple other scam accounts to basically promote the other account.

Other than Marisa's site (search this forum for address) I haven't found one single site that doesn't have its share of scammers these days. Even the expensive "high-end" dating sites are not safe anymore. Marisa's site is GREAT to find genuine live new e-friends, but sadly no one one the site was within 100 miles of me. :cry:

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Re: TAGGED.... full of scammers

Postby Marisa » Tue Mar 02, 2010 4:37 am

you are right. that's because everybody registers on those sites full of scammers that sit on the top of Google. And my site nobody finds, only people from this board. Oh well... if only I had all that money scam sites have for advertising... :cry:

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tagged

Postby dee9 » Thu Jun 10, 2010 1:14 am

IS TAGGED A SCAM SITE TO BEGIN WITH? I DID REPORT A FEW THAT I CAUGHT ON THERE AND THEY DIDN'T SEEM TO CARE. THAT LEADS ME TO WONDER IF IT'S A SITE STARTED BY SCAM ARTISTS. LIKE A BIG RING.......DOES ANYONE KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT IT?
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Re: tagged

Postby Marisa » Thu Jun 10, 2010 1:23 am

no, it is not owned by scammers. It is merely owned by people who don't give a sh... As long as users click on their advertising banners and they make $$$$$$, it doesn't matter to them who clicks: scammers or real people, they still make money.

Besides, they are in constant competition with other socail networks, like myspace and facebook. They need more profiles to say "We are bigger and fatter!! We have more users!!" And the fact that those profiles are total scum... who cares? ;)

More traffic - more money. Yes, it sucks.. But it's sad reality.

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Re: TAGGED.... full of scammers

Postby Marisa » Thu Jul 01, 2010 1:41 am

WOW, looks like Tagged finally got the message!! :applause: :applause:

They seriously started removing scammers. They changed they "Report Abuse" form so it makes sense now. Yesterday I reported them 2 gay scammers from Philippines impersonating US soldiers, today both profiles are removed.

Good for Tagged!


So people, beware: if you received a message from somebody on Tagged, and when you went to look at their profile it's already gone and now says "account cancelled", it is NOT because they removed their profile. It is because somebody reported them to Tagged safety and they got booted off!!!!!! DO NOT reply to their email address!! They are SCAM!!

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Re: TAGGED.... full of scammers

Postby hunter22 » Sun Feb 20, 2011 5:07 pm

info on tagged and other dating scams


http://www.dangersofinternetdating.com/tagged.htm

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Re: TAGGED.... full of scammers

Postby Gabriella » Tue Aug 30, 2011 11:49 pm

hello , I must say i reportet 2 scammers one on Tagged and one on Facebook and both was removed wright away thanks to both of them. :)

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Re: TAGGED.... full of scammers

Postby FrumpyBB » Wed Aug 31, 2011 12:08 am

But they will start with new and yet unlisted scam details, hun...closing non-paysites profiles is pretty much worthless in antiscam fighting I´m afraid. Closing paysites profiles is more important since it´s always victims´ money that paid for them.
I´ve made my 7k postcount mainly by repeating basic stuff like this day for day, over and over. :)
Please try your best to block ALL your scammer´s still incoming messages and calls!

What is all this? => The FAQ

The scammers vs. Why is "he" still doing it?

Why is alerting the man in the pictures DANGEROUS?

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Tagged

Postby JulieNP » Mon Jan 26, 2015 12:11 am

So I got this in my email today only time will tell but given the number of scammers that frequent Tagged it would significantly decrease their member base if they got rid of scammers :mrgreen:

We listened and we're changing

We are updating Tagged to give you a better experience
Check it out
How the new Tagged will be more secure

Profile photos will be required to access most features
People who like you will be hidden
Streamlined messaging will give scammers fewer opportunities to contact you
Meet Me and Browse redesigns will make them easier to use
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Re: Tagged

Postby FrumpyBB » Mon Jan 26, 2015 12:36 pm

Yes, Scam Slayer wrote yesterday that she got an identical email. Sounds good. I am not on Tagged myself so I only know that
Profile photos will be required to access most features

is something that sites such as Badoo long since have.
Please try your best to block ALL your scammer´s still incoming messages and calls!

What is all this? => The FAQ

The scammers vs. Why is "he" still doing it?

Why is alerting the man in the pictures DANGEROUS?

Please click why confronting my scammer is terribly wrong :)

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