Pictures of online dating scammers

21 Apr

“I know someone who ran into a scammer while online dating,” says Marc Riolo, a veteran of online dating who lives in Washington State.“My friend was messaging with this guy, who said he was an oil executive flying in and out of the country, stringing her along with excuses for not meeting up.” When the suitor emailed her to say he was in jail and needed bail, the woman’s friends felt compelled to step in.

In reality you're talking to a criminal sitting in a cybercafé with a well-rehearsed script he's used many times before.

The only way to avoid an online romance scam is to be aware of their occurrences and also to know how to spot them before they begin.

Spotting Discrepancies Reading or Listening Between the Lines Beware Speed Community Q&A Online dating scams are rife. You do not have to be rich and you do not have to be stupid.

An impostor poses as the perfect suitor, lures a victim into a romance, then proceeds to loot his or her finances.

And now, with the twist of modern technology, con artists are finding victims through online dating sites and apps.