To make your dating experience as safe as possible, we’ve laid down simple and easy-to-follow advice on how to spot people who might not be as trustworthy as you think.A scammer is anyone using disingenuously to trick or scam other members, normally by asking for money.
There are many reputable charity websites which are completely safe to transfer money to, however charities do not solicit donations through dating websites and so if you do not know the person well and they are asking for money, chances are they are working on a scam.Stay clear and report the member to Someone I have been messaging online has told be of a lucrative business idea, is this a scam?When you think you’ve met the perfect partner through an online dating website or app, but the other person is using a fake profile to form a relationship with you.They’re using the site to gain your trust and ask you for money or enough personal information to steal your identity.They may have arranged to visit you, but need money to pay for the flight or visa.
They may tell you everything has been booked but their ticket has been stolen, and you need to send money quickly to get them on the next flight.
Scammers may go as far as sending fake documentation to corroborate their claims such as: photocopied plane tickets, visa requirements and passport information .
Do not trust anyone behaving this way and report the member to to safeguard further members.
Alternatively they may prey on your sympathies, telling you a family member or someone else they are responsible for is ill and they need money for medical treatment.
Once you send them money, the fraudsters will keep coming back and invent new reasons to send them more.
Never send money to people who propose business ventures or suggest sending money to help get you rich, especially if the offer requires urgent action for a limited time only.