Creating your online dating profile: protect your identity and personal information Be Anonymous - Choose a username that doesn’t let everyone know who you are.
Scammers or (Romance Scammers) as they have come to be known liken the romance scam process as to be similar to fishing, they set their bait (fake profiles) and caste it (posting them on a dating or social media site) and wait for a bite.
If you are 50 and on Seniors Dating site you must be constantly on your guard for fake profiles, people pretending to be somebody they are not and people who are grooming you with the intention of ultimately asking you for money as part of a romance scam.
They might not even be the same sex as their intended prey.
They are looking to steal their victim’s hard earned money and they will use every trick in the book to get it and that includes getting their victims to fall in love with them and trust them before asking them to send them money.
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