West america internet dating scams
This group of women easily fall victim because they believe that they do not have a good chance of finding love.They are, therefore, more vulnerable to these scams.And because many victims are usually too embarrassed to report being duped and conned of large sums of money, these estimates may be grossly under-reported.
Once the scammer has gained your trust, they will directly or subtly ask for gifts, credit or banking card details or money.
Surprisingly, in some cases, even when the victim realizes they are being conned, the scam continues because the victim is too embarrassed to tell family and friends or report to law enforcement agencies.
There are also cases where the victim knows full well that they’re being scammed, but they are in love with the scammer. This shows the manipulative powers online dating scammers can have and the vulnerability of some of the victims they target. The red flags to look out for Some people assume that only the really ‘stupid’ people can fall for online dating and romance scams. These days, online fraudsters are very clever; by the time you know you are being scammed, you’d have lost a significant amount of money.
Online dating and romance has become a common thing nowadays.
While there are people that have found love through online dating (you probably know some), its rapid increase in popularity over recent years has seen a dramatic rise in online scams.