Online dating is enjoyable, but one cannot ignore the truth that some individuals use this industry because it has turned into a popular network for singles around the world. The main goal for single folk is to find themselves a lifelong partner. Going into online dating having this kind of a attitude, sadly, makes you more vulnerable and therefore easy prey to con artists.
Reading this will likely take you to a time when you went through something similar. If you have not been caught in some scammers trap before, you're lucky, but if it happens that you have you'll have the information you need to stay away from a similar situation when it happens again.
If you've not encountered such problems before, here is a list of the most common methods con artists use:
*She’s Not Being Inconsistent
These kinds of scammers may be smart but they can't sustain a lie for a long period of time. Typically, you will find that the girl you have been talking to will provide you with contradictory information about herself. Her favorite color, for instance, might be green this week and red a couple of weeks later. Her loved ones could be residing in her state this week and then, after you ask again, they may be in the US.
*Only Sob Stories.
When it comes to internet dating and the person you're interested in meeting up with, you would talk openly about you and have questions about her. It's very unusual for somebody to share a sob story with the person they're interested in getting to know more. If scenarios like these feel as if a beginning for something, they more than likely are.
*Asking for Help All the Time
So this is the continuation. These sad stories will surely with the girl asking for your assistance. The scammer is going to tell you that you are her (provided that you are in fact talking to a woman in the first place) only hope, no one else could get her and her family out of their mess. If you are told that it's only you can help, it is very likely that someone is attempting to benefit from you.
*Avoids all proposals for chatting through Skype, Google Hangouts, Yahoo etc.
You'll only hear excuses when attempting talk via live chat with these people. It's likely they're not who they say they are and are attempting to avoid getting caught. Whatever the case, it is a warning sign that you should look out for.
These Tips Will Keep You Protected
We listed the most common tricks that people that want to scam you would opt for. Do not ever wire money to people you haven't met in person. Seeking cash from a complete stranger is definitely the oldest trick in the book and it should always be a warning sign.