One of the key features of Scamalytics is its ability to detect fake accounts based on IP addresses. Think of an IP address as a computer's calling card. If one IP address generates hundreds of accounts, it's likely that the user is a scammer. However, scammers use tools such as VPNs to mask their IP address and encrypt data. In theory, this could allow them to bypass the Scamalytics database.

Scamalytics is particularly useful in the detection of romance scammers on online dating websites. They identify over a quarter of a million fake profiles every month. Their algorithms check IP... (More)