The most common online-dating scam involves a fake romantic persona who is always overseas — never anywhere on the North American continent, let alone someplace local enough that you can meet up in person.
He or she claims to fall in love with you right away – assuming you can actually “fall in love” with somebody you've never met, or been in the same room with – then eventually asks you for money.
He sent me a copy of the check [for] the 30% down payment.
He said his bank loaned him US0 and he only have USK savings.
For as long as there's been Internet dating, there have been Internet-dating scammers.
(This person usually claims to have an impressive, upper-middle-class or better job – an engineer, a physician, an independently wealthy contractor or business owner – but there's always some complicated explanation why he claims to suffer a cash shortfall requiring your help.)Last summer, for example, a woman in Indiana lost 0,000 to a dating scammer before finally coming to her senses.This week we heard from a woman we'll call “Tina” who had a sadly typical story: she met and spoke to a man online, never in person, and then he asked her for money after claiming to fall in love with her.