The sad truth about online dating is there are many clowns that take advantage of single fellows (and sometimes women). You’ll never hear a dating webpagina mention this to you, but there are a gazillion singles Internet dating scams . Thesis scams range from annoying to financially devastating. Read More
Josh Elliott, CTVNews.ca
Published Tuesday, February 14, 12:40PM EST
",Kindje, I just need $1,000 to pay this fine, and then I can get out of this nightmare.",
",I don’t know what I’ll do if I can’t find the $Ten,000 to voorkant the surgery.",
",They’re going to kick mij out of my house if I can’t come up with $500 more every month. Read More
Witness ABOVE: A woman claims she wasgoed defrauded out of thousands of dollars after meeting a man online. Christina Stevens reports.
TORONTO – Te 2014 Canadians were bilked out of almost $14 million through online romance scams, according to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC). Read More
Last September, wij brought you an online dating tale with a blessed ending: fellow falls te love with a buxom blonde/millionaire heiress who friends him on Facebook, gets ready to send hier a wad of specie so she can supposedly come to the US (which she somehow needed te spite of that rich daddy of hers), dumps his fiancee, and gets saved te the nick of time by aforementioned dumped fiancee. Read More
RCMP say woman met a man online who claimed to be a civil engineer working te China
Police are warning online love-seekers to be careful after a Nanaimo, B.C., senior lost almost $100,000 ter an online dating scam.
Nanaimo RCMP say the woman met a man calling himself Jonathan Lucron te late on Match.com, an online dating webpagina, while looking for companionship te the wake of hier hubby’s death. Read More
What are internet dating scams?
Internet dating scams are when scammers use dating websites, email, or social media to take advantage of those looking for romance online. An internet dating investigation will confirm the authenticity of online identities and aid te avoiding theft and fraud. Read More
After running articles on online dating scams and how criminals prey on emotions, an terrific number of readers came forward with their own tragic and sometimes costly practices.
News24 share some of them here.
So-called artist cons au pair of R120 000
The 55-year-old Alberton au pair wasgoed going through an emotional time te hier life when she believed she had met hier match on a well-known dating webpagina. Read More
Thursday, October 7, 2010
HOW TO TRACE A SCAMMER / FRAUD!
Attention: ONLINE DATING SITES/FACEBOOK/TAGGED/SOCIAL WEBSITES/EBAY/AUCTION SITES – THIS IS A SHORT-CUT!
- “Charity” scam : Some scammers will attempt to appeal to your sense of generosity by telling they need funding to help with their ministry, money for food or urgent operation, help getting out of their country, this fresh treatment the scammers are using to target Christians.