In August, a British man was sent to jail after defrauding two women of over £300,000 (5,300) through online dating sites.
The photos used by scammers can also clue you in that something is off.
Of course, just because someone is younger doesn’t mean that they’re a scammer; it’s just something to keep in mind.
Scammers also often list themselves as widowed (especially with a child), self-employed, or working overseas.
Scammers are good at being charming and saying all the right things—and they start it fast.
They have a lot of victims to get through, so they’re going to try to move things along as quickly as possible.