Then goes into how they have recently lost their mother and father and are all alone.That they are a student or humanitarian and really don’t have any income.
There are a great many quite legitimate dating service websites that allow members to establish online relationships.
Often, these online friendships blossom into genuine long-term relationships.
But as Valentine’s Day gets closer, the FBI wants to warn you that criminals use these sites, too, looking to turn the lonely and vulnerable into fast money through a variety of scams..
These criminals—who also troll social media sites and chat rooms in search of romantic victims—usually claim to be Americans traveling or working abroad. While their most common targets are women over 40 who are divorced, widowed, and/or disabled, but every age group and demographic is at risk. You’re contacted online by someone who appears interested in you.
It turns out that the crippling fear of an awkward first date is the least of your troubles.