Then a person on staff looks through the flagged profiles and decides whom to ban, Velasquez says.

Seeking Arrangement has banned 60,000 profiles in the last 10 months, or about 220 a day.

Velasquez thinks this helps them seem more moral and trustworthy.

"Because of the fact that we do cater to wealthy demographic, we do get an influx of scammers," he says. Seeking Arrangement got its latest stats from screening new profiles over 10 months.

The profiles first go through automated screening software, which flags both traits in the profile, such as certain ethnicities, and things that aren't visible in the profile, such as certain IP addresses and even certain passwords that scammers seem to like more than other people.

Here's what they've found are the ingredients in the typical scam profile.

Lovin' God Scammers are mostly Catholic, or at least they say they are.

Eighty-two percent of banned Seeking Arrangement profiles say they're Catholic and religion was the most common trait among fraudulent accounts.

Scammer talk a lot about spirituality in the messages they send, too.

Multi-million-dollar scamming industry For Army Criminal Investigation Command spokesman Chris Grey, Schuster's story is all-too familiar. His office has received calls from the United States, Japan, Britain and Australia — all from women who thought they were in love with a U. They steal soldiers' photos from social media, create a fake backstory and profile for the photographs and then target unsuspecting women on online dating sites.

The scams tend to pick up around the holidays, Grey said, so women dating online need to be careful. Never send money to someone that you've never met, never talked to on the phone,” he said.

She asked to speak with him in person or via Skype, but the man said that wasn't allowed.