He was able to portray himself as the perfect catch for each of the women he scammed.
When using this medium, you can quickly feel as if you have gotten to know the person you are talking with and feel a very intimate level of trust, like I did with my husband.
A recent Canadian news story shows a darker side to this, however.
He was very sophisticated in his deception and specifically targeted his victims based on the information that they chose to self-disclose on social media.
Whatever their interests were, Whitter made sure to make them his also.
My husband and I used the Internet to get to know each other when we first met.Those were the days before online dating, but because we lived 3,000 miles away from each other, we used the Internet to communicate and become closer.