(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.Doctoral delusion Thirty-seven percent of scam profiles say they have a graduate degree and 54 percent say they have doctorates.Other popular races are mixed (19 percent) and other (17 percent). Certain places Just like spam in your email inbox, scam profiles most commonly come from Nigeria (28 percent)."They try to be a different race, something other than the usual, because it sounds more exotic," Velasquez says. Other common countries of origin are the Ukraine (23 percent) and the Philippines (21 percent).Some people chose to live with distant relatives and friends elsewhere in Ukraine.Fast forward to the tenth month of the crisis – close to 1 million people have now fled the conflict area, almost half of them to the neighbouring regions of Kharkov, Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporozhe.Seeking Arrangement has banned 60,000 profiles in the last 10 months, or about 220 a day.
More than 120,000 people displaced by the fighting have come to Kharkov in search of safety and security. With no end to the crisis in sight, people who previously hosted their displaced relatives and friends can no longer continue doing so.“My mom and my daughter are back in Luhansk, but because shelling got really bad last night they should be coming here soon,” she adds.Getting the camp ready for Ukraine’s frigid winter months was the biggest challenge for Oxana and her husband.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."Because of the fact that we do cater to wealthy demographic, we do get an influx of scammers," he says. Seeking Arrangement got its latest stats from screening new profiles over 10 months., Kharkov, Ukraine: Vika, 27, and her husband have been living in "Romashka" for five months.