With literally thousands of dating sites of every type and description the internet is still one of many good places to find a partner. Sadly, it can also be a place where you can be ripped off if you don’t keep your wits about you and plug into your common sense so try not to be swept away by the romance until you’ve done your homework and checked out anyone remotely suspicious.
Having heard first hand stories of people almost taken in by an ‘African Prince’, or a recently widowed Army Colonel ‘stranded in a battle zone unable to access their money and get home after their tour of duty’, we’ve pulled together a 9 point checklist to help you identify dating scammers.
Avoid the heartbreak and big money losses from someone who turns to be a cold hearted cyber-criminal who’ll use every trick in the book to take your money. Find out how to identify online scammers and read our checklist now!
Have you been contacted by an online dating scammer? What was their story? What ways did you use to check out someone you thought sounded suspicious?