(We don’t know the statistics for women.) Although it’s often very difficult to know whether or not someone is married, here are four tips to help you spot the warning signs: Some online dating scams aren’t dates at all, but a scam to hit you up with marketing emails or other spam.This annoying online danger usually happens when you first create your online profile and start chatting with other members. Don’t give out your email address before you’re certain of who you’re dealing with.The person pretends to get to know you and like you. Steer clear of any date that asks you to send her money.At some point “she” asks for money, sometimes in order to come visit you or because someone is ill. Finally, if a person’s emails don’t seem to be following earlier conversations or contradict things that were already said, it could be your “dream date” is using a scripted seduction, copied from a previous target.
There can be several scammers at any one time using the same name and photo to steal from their victims.
Although some of these scams are certainly predictable, others are less so (especially the third and fourth scams).
Naturally, we offer tips to help you protect yourself from these online dating scams.
The scammers are good at what they do; they ask lots of questions of the victim regarding what they want in their lives.
The scammer then takes the information and turns it into a dream that becomes a reality to the victim.