Dating sites with real profiles

As reported to BBB, the woman started chatting with someone in Ohio, claiming to be a commander in the Army.

After weeks of conversations, the man said he needed

As reported to BBB, the woman started chatting with someone in Ohio, claiming to be a commander in the Army.After weeks of conversations, the man said he needed $1,500 to access his retirement.He asked the Boise woman to wire him the money in his time of need. When she started to recognize red flags, she questioned the man of his intentions and identity.

||

As reported to BBB, the woman started chatting with someone in Ohio, claiming to be a commander in the Army.

After weeks of conversations, the man said he needed $1,500 to access his retirement.

He asked the Boise woman to wire him the money in his time of need. When she started to recognize red flags, she questioned the man of his intentions and identity.

,500 to access his retirement.

He asked the Boise woman to wire him the money in his time of need. When she started to recognize red flags, she questioned the man of his intentions and identity.

dating sites with real profiles-90dating sites with real profiles-48dating sites with real profiles-48

One of the most common techniques is to build up trust with the person by messaging for weeks or even months before suddenly having an emergency - the fake person being mugged but their daughter needing urgent surgery, for example - and asking for money.

But then they suddenly need money for rent too, then food, then medical fees, and it can quickly escalate.

A new report by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has found that last year, singles were conned out of £39 million by fraudsters they’d met on dating sites and apps.

Con artists are increasingly creating fake online profiles and tricking people on dating sites into handing over often large sums of money.

Now Match and Tinder's parent company is gearing up to sell stocks and shares, so the spotlight is on shady practices hidden in some dating sites' code.

Comments