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Fake Online Businesses To Support ScamsScams A Scam is a confidence trick - a crime - is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their trust through deception. Scams or confidence tricks exploit victims using their credulity, naïveté, compassion, vanity, irresponsibility, or greed and exploiting that. Researchers have defined confidence tricks as "a distinctive species of fraudulent conduct ... intending to further voluntary exchanges that are not mutually beneficial", as they "benefit con operators ('con men' - criminals) at the expense of their victims (the 'marks')". A scam is a crime even if no money was lost.
In a recent scammerScammer A Scammer or Fraudster is someone that engages in deception to obtain money or achieve another objective. They are criminals that attempt to deceive a victim into sending more or performing some other activity that benefits the scammer. profile for Linda Elloy, we profiled her (his?) various online profiles.
One of those profiles was a Manta local business profile for this person.
This was/is a fake business setup for the purpose of reinforcing her fake identity.
Take great care when you research scammers because of this. They know they need to create back-up data, references, and even businesses to be convincing.