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It's impossible to catalog all the perpetrators but most scams are the same old song, slightly different verse.

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After reporting the scam to the dating site, the offending profile was immediately removed, but Deborah was still left £4,000 out of pocket.

Users of online dating websites need to be alert to the potential for fraudulent activity.

Of those who sent money, men were twice as likely to have parted with cash when asked to than women.

Usage of dating website and apps is on the rise, which means that potential for fraud is also rising.

Advice, tips and resources can be found on the Federal Trade Commission’s website at gov Personal Money Network still takes the highest precautions when handling consumers personal information, and we are dedicated to stopping this fraudulent activity, even if means shutting down our website.

Please contact us below with questions, concerns, or if you have been victimized by a lending scam.

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

But only three in ten said they reported fake profiles when they saw one. director of campaigns Alex Neill said: ‘It’s important for people to be vigilant when using dating sites or apps and ensure they are not revealing personal data that then could be used by scammers.

After a few weeks of regularly speaking through online messaging, email and a couple of telephone calls, they arranged to meet.