Types of Fraud With Online Dates

Scammers are everywhere! All of our online activities, including dating online, can be dangerous. All the most effective types of fraud are built on the same principle and start with the fact that you get a very tempting offer.

  • Money for traveling is the most common type of fraud. Mostly elderly gentlemen who spend time on relationship platforms fall into this trap. Usually, there is a nice possible companion with an ideal portfolio that interests you. One small detail: she usually lives in another city. Or even in another country. And she needs a little money to come on a date with you. And maybe some money to pay for the hotel.

The victim pays, but the girl never comes. Because there is no girl. The portfolio contains images from some photobank. The person who chatted with the victim all this time was a fraudster. Often he was really a male.

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