Online dating money
Millions of Americans visit online dating websites every year, hoping to find a companion or even a soul mate.But today, on Valentine’s Day, we want to warn you that criminals use these sites, too, looking to turn the lonely and vulnerable into fast money through a variety of scams.These criminals—who also troll social media sites and chat rooms in search of romantic victims—usually claim to be Americans traveling or working abroad. Their most common targets are women over 40, who are divorced, widowed, and/or disabled, but every age group and demographic is at risk. You’re contacted online by someone who appears interested in you.So you send money…but rest assured the requests won’t stop there.Online dating in: Atlanta, Austin, Bronx, Brooklyn, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Louisville, Memphis, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, New York, Oklahoma City, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, Sacramento, more USA personals: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, more Meet all kinds of attractive single groups of women and men: Christian singles, Catholic, Jewish singles, sexy women, cute guys, single parents & more.
We always give you tips on how to spot and avoid these scams. Not everyone using online dating sites is looking for love. If you’re lookin’ for love (sometimes in all the wrong places), chances are you’ll wind up on an online dating site at some point.
The pictures you were sent were most likely phony lifted from other websites.
The profiles were fake as well, carefully crafted to match your interests.
Crooks use clever schemes to defraud millions of people every year.
They often combine new technology with old tricks to get people to send money or give out personal information.