It's called the "cashing out" stage, and it's where scammers start to ask for money.
They should have a burner phone, he says (a disposable phone that can be used for temporary tasks and then discarded).
Potential scammers are also advised to use virtual private networks and proxy services, both of which can help hide the scammer's real IP address and location in case law enforcement get involved.
Then there is another smaller sub-set of the Deep Web that consists of darknet markets, and sites about drugs, pornography, weapons, assassins, counterfeit and forgeries and hacking etc.
This section is called the Dark Web There is also a large section of it for whistle blowers to come forward and expose people, organizations and governments for wrong doings. One thing is for sure though – you have to have a strong stomach if you want to browse.
So how do you know if someone is trying to scam you?
Well, first of all, Adhrann suggests that readers look for certain types of men: "40-60, technical or financial formation (IT, analyst, accountant, consultant, engineer, etc); lonely, or still living with parents, poor social/conversational skills, shy, a bit weird, nerd type, etc." So if that sounds like you, stay alert.If you've used a dating site or app like Ok Cupid or Tinder, you'll have noticed the hundreds of fake profiles that exist on the sites, seemingly designed to make you hand over your profile to scammers.Dating sites are, thankfully, getting better at spotting who is using their service to send thousands of spam messages.Our team has amassed one of the biggest Deep Web links list out there (listed below).We took it one step further by checking them out so we could categorize them, record the name of the site, give a description of the site, record if it was online or offline or dead, what they sell and we even got screen shots.It's not just guns and drugs that are up for sale on deep web sites.