Passionate about engineering, he claims to have designed a "lifesaving" method to keep ships from sinking and aircraft from disintegrating during a crash.

He says he sold his house, truck and motorbike and left for Ukraine to further study the method here.

Scammers are more likely than honest profiles to have passwords like "godisgood" or "lovinggod." Look out for ladies Seventy-one percent of scam profiles say they're female. Federal Bureau of Investigation says the most common romance scam target is a woman over 40.) Black widows Sixty-three percent of scam profiles say they're widowers.

(This may be specific to Seeking Arrangement, where most of the wealthy "sugar daddy" users are straight men. "These men and women tug on your heartstrings," Velasquez says.

The former write-in candidate for Arizona governor traveled to Ukraine looking for love.

He ended up hungry and sick in a homeless shelter — the victim of an Internet dating scam.

Romance scammers tug at the heartstrings or stroke the ego to get dating site users to send them money.

Seeking Arrangement caters to a very specific type of relationship, but the lessons here should apply to other dating sites and even to other aspects of digital life, Leroy Velasquez, a Seeking Arrangement spokesman, tells . It's a really crappy version of what a man or woman would get on a dating profile," he says.Related story — Red Tape: The high cost of being a fool for online love "I was looking for a Ukrainian mate, a partner, somebody who would stay with me, be my wife," Dolego said."All the Slavic ladies in this part of the world are absolutely delightful." Social workers were shocked.Velasquez thinks this helps them seem more moral and trustworthy.Password preferences Or maybe they really do identify as religious?Here's what they've found are the ingredients in the typical scam profile.