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Dating Online Scams Seeking Vulnerable Victims

By George Stenhouse

Dating online scams are all over dating sites, run by scam artists, looking for vulnerable people. You can take advantage of tips in this article, to stop you becoming their next victim.

If you place a dating profile on dating sites for review, you may receive a number of emails. Some may be genuine and want to start a conversation with you, but some emails may be from scammers. You need to know how to sort out the scammers from the genuine potential dates.

Ignoring Scam Email

Just like banking scam email, scammers will be very general, may not mention your name and not refer to specific information about your personal profile. These are the kind of email you should ignore as scam. If you have doubts about the genuine bona fides of the mail you receive, then it most likely is scam.

Being alert, keeping your eyes open will help to prevent you becoming the next victim of dating online scams.

Being Alert To Online Scammers

Online scammers mainly aim at people of different income levels, backgrounds and ages throughout the world. There is not any specific group which is more prone to become a prey of a scam.

The practice of scamming is successful because it looks like real. It seems to fulfill your desire and needs. Scammers always attempt to mould you by inducing your nature to create the automatic reply they need.

Tips To Identify And Avoid Online Dating Scammers

Here are few tips how to identify and avoid scammers at online dating sites.

1. Be cautious in the dating online scene. Use your emotional intelligence. If you have an ok profile without a personal photo on any dating website you will rarely ever get any answers from females.

If you get lots of love letters from attractive good looking women, you should think yourself: Would you be able to step into love with the profile you made that fast? What is there that could make her fall in love that quickly?

Identifying Scam Emails And Letters

2. The first thing that creates an impression that the person who is communicating with you is a scammer is the mails. Scam letters are sent to a lot of people, are very neutrally, impersonally made for bulk use.

The scam-emails can often be used for both the sexes, male and female. They will mention to you that they liked your pictures or description although you don't have a self description or photo on internet. Scamming artist fall quickly in love, they will address you very quickly sweetheart, darling, baby or love honey.

A Scammer Never Asks About Your Personal Details

3. If anyone is interested in you, you will get a number of questions about your hobbies, life, before the individual decides to meet you. A scammer artist never asks you about your personal details.

They will use, to talk in general manner: How was your day? How is everyone at home? How are you today? Scamming letters are often contain different details from what you mention to them. If you discuss about particular things, they will not even remember one week later and keep on saying the same things.

Dating Profile Still Searching For Love

4. If you try to keep in contact for a few months and if your date shows great interest and pretends to be willing to spend his entire life with you, ask yourself why is he/she still searching for online love?

People who love somebody, will quickly delete their own profile from the dating website, since it's not a big issue to post a new edition, if they become single again. If you view your lover still online, you can make a new contact id as a new user from a separate email address and check what reply you get. If your mate is willing to come to you and loves you like anything, then you should not get him/her two times.

Do Not Send Any Money

5. Never send any money for tickets and visas! Go to the person's place or country and visit him/her there. Use well-established, trustworthy marriage or dating agencies for arranging and meeting trips.

Using these tips and keeping alert for scammers, reduces your chances of becoming their next victim. If you have doubts about the information you are receiving from a potential date, then be careful and do not give out your personal information, until after you meet on a physical date.

Taking Precautions On Your First Physical Date

On your first meeting on a physical date, you should meet at a place where there are a lot of people and bring a trusted friend along with you, just in case you need to escape from the date from hell.

Here is a true cautionary tale. An online friend flew to London to meet a man. Upon arriving at the airport, she got a message that the man she was to meet, has died. She spent all that money to fly to London from overseas, hoping to meet a man she has been dating online on dating chat channels for months. She later finds out, the man is actually a woman, living in Canada.

Using Dating Resources On Dating Sites

There were the days of message boards and chat channels. Anyone could put any picture on a dating profile and pretend to be someone else. These days, there are dating webcams and other dating resources, to help stop you making dating mistakes.

Now you know how to be alert to stop you becoming the next victim of online dating scams.

About the Author: George Stenhouse is a popular author of dating articles including Dating Agencies, How to Meet Women, Dating Internet Service, Online Chat, Online Romance, Senior Dating, Dating Agencies, Chat Pages, Dating Chat.
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