Scammer dating profiles
The older the victim, the heavier the financial toll, according to the FTC — the median individual loss for people aged 70 and over was ,000, compared to ,600 for all victims.
the photo looks like it is from a magazine or the description the person has given of themselves doesn't match the photo)...
You make plans to meet in person, but for your new love something always comes up. There’s an emergency (a medical problem, perhaps, or a business crisis), and your online companion needs you to wire money quickly.
He or she will promise to pay it back, but that will never happen.
For the past several years online dating scams have become a very common form of the Internet fraud.
Reportedly, a lot of them originate from Eastern Europe and Russia.