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It's called the "cashing out" stage, and it's where scammers start to ask for money.
Up until now, scammers were instructed to turn down any requests for a Skype call, but if the target insists, then they should ask him to pay for a webcam.
It's not just guns and drugs that are up for sale on deep web sites.
Vendors also list guides on how to commit other illegal activities.
Business Insider obtained a PDF guide that is sold online for just £2.59.
It details how scammers operate fake dating site profiles in order to con men out of money.
That's a sure sign that the account is fake, as the photo must have been circulating on the internet.
Dating sites are, thankfully, getting better at spotting who is using their service to send thousands of spam messages.
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 they will ask the target for thousands of dollars in order to run away and escape forever.
That's the final step, as the scammers leave with thousands of dollars, and the storyline has finished.