Did you know that Valentine's Day and springtime are the busiest times of the year for online dating sites?
This is the time of year you are most likely to join a dating site, or renew an existing membership.
In reality, he/she could be a criminal sitting in a cyber café with a well-rehearsed script that scammers use with great success.
and that includes victims who aren’t normally susceptible to scams.
So, before you sign up or sign on again, I want you to take a few minutes today to consider the topic of online dating safety: lest you think you can't fall into this modern day love trap!
Today's article focuses primarily on one particular online dating danger – romance scams – but much of the information applies to online dating in general.
Many times people do it for “the fun of it,” personal gratification, or because they want to “relive” younger years.
When Catfishing is taken to the level of asking for money, it turns into a romance scam.