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A huge red flag for people seeking relationships online is any request for funds.
Sometimes scammers who have struck up virtual relationships will ask for money to buy an airplane ticket, so the couple can finally meet.
You should never send money to someone to meet online, whatever the premise.
Scammers will often pocket the money or use the bank details you have given to gain access to your online banking and pocket even more money.
To make your dating experience as safe as possible, we’ve laid down simple and easy-to-follow advice on how to spot people who might not be as trustworthy as you think.
A scammer is anyone using disingenuously to trick or scam other members, normally by asking for money.
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This is a scheme wherein unscrupulous individuals look to defraud people by pretending to be a love interest and playing on emotions for their own financial gain.
This type of scam usually occurs via email or social media but can also happen through established online dating services. They hit victims financially and emotionally, and the consequences are often devastating.