In recent months, we’ve told you about IRS imposters, romance scams, and work-at-home scams.
Some 22% of 25-34 year olds and 17% of 35-44 year olds are online daters.
In this article, we’ll be focusing on the most basic type of dating site –- one that works to bring two people together for a romantic relationship.
While this article applies to the majority of popular dating sites, the rules and practices of any given individual site may differ.
Crooks use clever schemes to defraud millions of people every year.
They often combine new technology with old tricks to get people to send money or give out personal information.
These are among the key findings of a national survey of dating and relationships in the digital era, the first dedicated study of this subject by the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project since 2005.