Adult dating scams
An MSNBC article found one third of men dating online are married!
(We don’t know the statistics for women.) Although it’s often very difficult to know whether or not someone is married, here are four tips to help you spot the warning signs: Some online dating scams aren’t dates at all, but a scam to hit you up with marketing emails or other spam.
Here are the four most common dating scams and what you can do to avoid them.
Also, the third scam victim’s story here is a good example of the fourth online dating scam.
Internet scams have been around nearly as long as the internet itself, and many of them have roots in scams that existed well before the internet but have been adapted to the new medium.
So, being aware of the common scams can help you avoid them.
Email programs have improved by adding ways of recognizing bogus emails and flagging them before they get to you, but they're not perfect.