They ask you to: Did you know you can do an image search of your love interest’s photo in your favorite search engine? I don't have a crystal ball so I can't find out where they really are or what is real and what isn't.If you do an image search and the person’s photo appears under several different names, you’re probably dealing with a scammer. Not using the card and getting stuck with the bills? I'm afraid that they really are here and they will get us for not sending my money to them.
Also, Ayelotan and Raheem were found guilty of conspiracies to commit bank fraud and money laundering, which is why they have been given longer prison sentences.
Until now, the justice department has charged a total of 21 suspects in this case: 12 defendants have already pleaded guilty to charges related to the conspiracy while 11 have been sentenced to date.
After they form a “relationship,” they come up with reasons to ask their love interest to set up a new bank account.
The scammers transfer stolen money into the new account, and then tell their victims to wire the money out of the country.
On the day of the announcement, the stock price of Inter Active Corp—the parent site of online dating behemoths —dropped by more than two per cent. Over the past two decades, the Internet has become a fixture of the modern-day romance plot.