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  • Signs That May Help Identify a Dating Scam
    The signs discussed below are derived from examination of a number of dating scam attempts. Not every sign will apply in every case. Of course, the presence of these signs in an online relationship is not - by itself - proof that the person wooing you online is a scammer. Nor does the absence of such signs mean that you should throw caution to the wind. Nevertheless, these signs should be taken as warning flags, especially if more than one is present.
    Published: March 1, 2013

  • Victims of Dating Scams - Psychological and Emotional Trauma
    Dating scams can have a very serious and ongoing impact on the lives of victims. It is often described as a double trauma. Not just the loss of money, but also the loss of a relationship
    Published: February 22, 2013

  • Steps That May Help You Avoid Dating Scams
    These tips and ideas may help you avoid becoming a victim of a dating scam.
    Published: February 21, 2013

  • Nadezhda - Russian Dating Scammer
    Unsolicited email claims that "Nadezhda", a "nice young girl from Russia", is interested in you and would like to hear from you with the view to establishing a possible relationship.
    Published: 4th July 2008

  • Anzhela - Russian Dating Scammer
    Email claims that "Anzhela", a young woman living in Russia, is searching for a man in another country with the view to developing a long term and loving relationship
    Published: 9th November 2007

  • Dating Fraud Spam Emails
    Unsolicited emails claim that the sender is bored and would like to chat and will send pictures to anyone who replies.
    Published: September 4, 2007

  • Internet Dating Advance Fee Scam
    Would-be lover supposedly interested in pursuing an intimate relationship with an online contact, eventually asks him or her to help transfer a large sum of money from overseas.
    Published: 16th August 2007

  • Internet Dating Scams
    Scammers regularly exploit people using Internet dating services or those seeking relationships online. Many people around the world have been duped into sending money to Internet fraudsters posing as would-be girlfriends or boyfriends.
    Published: 25th June 2007


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