“Jennifer Smith” (, sent us this:

Hello :)
thnx for reply back to my ad! Well, let me tell you a bit about myself…I’m young, I’m outgoing, i like to have fun, and sometimes I’m told that I’m cute lol. I attached my pic, so u can be the judge ;). To be honest I actually don’t have that much of a hard time hooking up with men, as I’m new to the area so i don’t actually know anyone yet and I’m not into the bar scene when I’m not with a group of my girl friends. I’m ready to just hook up with someone and have some fun, so i hope you’re looking for the same. at the same time, I’m kinda afraid of this kind of hookup online though. A friend of my said she tried it before and ended up with a crazy dude who never left her alone :/. not trying to throw you off though, i certainly would like to try this, i just wanna make sure you r actual and serious before we actually get together :). Hopefully you still wanna hook up, so yeah just send me an email back and we can work things out.
Looking forward to hear back u :D

We replied to that and she then sent us this:

Hi again,
Glad i hear back from you!! i’m bit excited just now, can not wait anymore to hook up :) as, like i said previou email, i’m not exactly all for this type of thing, but i am willig to try it out. i actually have a profile at and i ask that you go there and complete the verification to show u r real and safe, as i previously have :). Really sorry if that seems like too much trouble, but it’ll just take a minute and i would like you to just get that done before we move forward. Once you complete it anyways you will have access to my full profile page with my phone number and address.Call my cell number instead of the home one if I’m out so we can talk sooner :)
Just text me if you can not get a hold of me, but you should be able to anyways…and then yes, my details are already there if you’d like me to host ;)

Anyway, I put a cute little picture up there for you, hope you love it! Theres some better ones on my full profile too :)

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This is yet another scam whereby the person who created this Jennifer Smith character reaps profits by tricking people into signing up for porn sites. is not an actual dating site, it’s just a mock-up of a dating site. If you give them your credit card information, you’ll find that you’ve been charged for subscriptions to porn sites. is hosted by HostGator. If you’ve received a scam message asking you to sign up for, send a complaint to Be sure to include a copy of the e-mail headers with your complaint. You should also send a complaint to, which hosts and, the sites used for sending the scam messages. The address for that is

UPDATE 6/5/2012: is no longer hosted HostGator. Ovh Systems hosts it now. Submit your complaints via their website, or by sending an email message to

Joanna Kerns (, another fake person created by the scammer that brought us, sends us this:

Hi! How r u?? I guess you liked my ad. And YES, I am a real person! I’m new to the area and looking to meet people and have some fun. I moved here because of work, so i’m a very busy girl pretty much all the time, except tonight! I really don’t have time to date and I’m not looking to get into a relationship right now. I’m not one of those drama girls and I hate games! I just absolutely love having sex..But since moving here I haven’t really met anyone and I dont get nearly as much sex as I want. I’m really into giving blowjobs and I love doggie! Whats your favorite posistion?? You better say doggie, lol..I insist on using condoms, no time for babies and definiatly don’t want any diseases. Also, in this day and age you can never be to careful, so I’m very careful with giving out my personal info. i hope you like my pics, talk to you soon babe!

We replied to her with a blank e-mail message and got this automated response:

Hey hun, thanks for actually being interested. i’ve stopped believing in “Mr right” but maybe you could prove me wrong? i’m hot, small, and everything you’d want in a woman. i’m successful on my own and not looking for anybody to pay my bills, just a good man to fill the lonely nights in my new condo i just got in the city. I didn’t want to put my pictures on craigslist because I didn’t want my pics all over the internet. so i sent them in the last email….I don’t use aff because there’s so many fake profiles, i only use casualrendezvous because i know they are a legit site. hopefully you’re already on there? they make everyone make a little profile but its cool cuz its free. i do it so only guys who are ACTUALLY interested in me get to see my good pics…i promise they are sexy. check me out here i have to weed out the guys who are just trying to waste my time so if i’m not worth getting more personal with then you’re not worth all i have to give.

i don’t know if you have Aim or Yahoo messenger, my sn on both is playfulhottie888. I honestly am hardly ever on so if you’re not lucky enough to catch me..I put my phone number in bold on my profile for you, please don’t give it to anyone.

Joanne aka playfulhottie

Here are “her” pics:

Again, is a scam site. It does not provide any sort of dating or verification service. If you were to sign up for it, all that would happen is that you would be signed up for porn sites. The scammer makes commissions from getting people to sign up for those porn sites.

Here is the registration information for the site. The company hosting it is PRQ. Send your complaints to

Domain name:

Registrant Contact:
Gottfrid Swartholm ()

Box 1206
Stockholm, SE 114 79

Administrative Contact:
Gottfrid Swartholm (
Box 1206
Stockholm, SE 114 79

The site has been shut down, but the scammer has moved his operation to a new domain,

The ISP for is NetDirect, a German company. If you’d like to help get this site shut down, then forward the scam messages you received along with the message headers to Instructions for finding email message headers are available at In your message, be sure to explain that is a known scam site. It might also help to provide links to these posts: is yet another site pretending to offer the CraigslistSafe verification service. Someone posted a m4w ad on Craigslist and received this reply from “Elizabeth Babicke” (

hey I saw your ad and would love an occasional hookup get back to me.

After he replied to her, he received this message:

hi again are you free right now totalk?
i screen so do this for me and message me on there
cant stay on much longer though

talk to ya soon,

The securedate link in the message points to

The sign up form is contained inside a frame. When you look at the source code for the frame you see that it comes from, a porn site.

Source for sign up form

Again, there is no CraigslistSafe verification service. is not a dating site, it’s just a scam used to sign you up for porn sites and the scammer who owns gets a commission for each person he signs up. Anytime a site asks to use your credit card to verify your identity, it’s a scam like this one.

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Some content on this page was disabled on June 24, 2019 for the publication of private information. You can learn more about this guideline here:

This is our temporary new blog

We’ve ran into some technical difficulties with Craigslist Dating Scams. It has been temporarily removed by Blogger’s spam prevention robots. When we logged into Blogger today we received this message:

Blogger’s spam-prevention robots have detected that your blog has characteristics of a spam blog. (What’s a spam blog?) Since you’re an actual person reading this, your blog is probably not a spam blog. Automated spam detection is inherently fuzzy, and we sincerely apologize for this false positive.

We received your unlock request on February 12, 2011. On behalf of the robots, we apologize for locking your non-spam blog. Please be patient while we take a look at your blog and verify that it is not spam.

It turns out that a lot of people are affected by this problem. We’re just going to have to wait patiently for Blogger to review the blog and restore it. In the meantime, we will be posting our articles here. and

Here are two more fake dating sites:

If you try to visit the home page of either of them, you see the message “Error 401. Please enter the full Link”. You need to include a path to one of the viewable pages. For example, these URLs both work.

The sign-up form for is inside a frame that loads content from or some other porn site, as you can see by right-clicking on the form and looking at the frame source.



Verify-Locals2 has a dummy login form in the top right corner. If you enter a name and password and click enter, nothing happens. This is the same form, and as a matter of fact, this entire page is almost identical to the one we saw on The sign-up form for this site sits in a frame that loads its content from, and when you sign up you get directed to some adult site or other. Again, you can see this by looking at the frame source.