Her new boyfriend had a complicated backstory: He was an American soldier serving in Iraq, and he had a son living in Ghana.
But she had revealed to her new online beau how much she wanted children, and soon his 14-year-old son was emailing her.
They tend to be more senior but it’s not that they don’t have their wits about them — they usually do — but they have a vulnerability.”Some 748 Canadians — most of them in their mid-40s to late 50s — lost more than million to online dating scams last year, according to the RCMP.
That can involve fake social media profiles as well as those on dating sites or apps.
These red flags may refer to clues that the person on the other end of a profile might be untrustworthy, or that the website itself might not be truthful about its intended purpose.
By following this list, you’ll be well-informed enough to pursue dating online safely and wisely.
Within 10 minutes of posting, she had a handful of virtual suitors — and one stood out.
He suggested they ditch the dating site and switch to email.