Usage of dating website and apps is on the rise, which means that potential for fraud is also rising.
Almost three in ten users of Dating Direct and Elite Singles also reported that they’d been approached for money while on these sites. survey also found that around six in ten people had seen what they believed to be a fake profile.
Tinder was revealed to be the dating app where most people thought they had encountered a fake profile, closely followed by Plenty of Fish and
The Question“How do you know that the profile is for real and not something made up to get you to join the online dating site?
I would get lots of emails from a dating site so I would join it, and then the emails just stop. ”– Anonymous The Honest Answer To avoid online dating scams, your best bet is to stick with the major online dating sites that have been around for a few years and have a large member base.
If you fall into this category, be especially wary of people that you meet through dating websites.