Facebook, where Mia Ash listed her relationship status as "it's complicated," took down the profile last week after being contacted by Dell Secure Works.
Cobalt Gypsy, also known as Oil Rig, has been previously accused of operating a network of fake Linked In profiles to pose as recruiters at major companies, including Northrop Grumman Corp and General Motors Co, but the Mia Ash persona showed an elevated level of persistence, Wikoff said.
Thus, a 'date' for Muslims is transformed into a Halal date.
A Halal date means it is lawful, ethical and legitimate, with marriage on the agenda. 'date') to getting married ( It might sound somewhat mechanical or controlling to readers but Halal dating has always included these vital elements.
"These guys aren't hiring her for photography," Wikoff said.
Mia Ash primarily lured middle-aged men who worked as technicians and engineers at oil and gas, aerospace and telecommunications firms in the Middle East that had been previously targeted by the same group.
They're not really modern or cultural, they are ingrained in the Islamic law system.
Such goals also ensure that a couple really serious about getting together understand just how important their relationship is in their faith.
The first goal of Islamic courting is not sex, it's marriage.
Sexual relationships, or any physical relationship between a man and woman for that matter, is not the initial experience because any physical act requires a spiritual attachment.