According to the FBI, romance scams and similar confidence scams cost consumers more money than any other kind of Internet fraud.
Gandhi suggests having four or five solid photos of yourself in different outfits and places that have been taken in the past six months.
EST when the dating site expects to see a 42% spike in new singles coming to the platform to find a potential suitor.
This makes it hard for the victim to do due diligence.
The scammer might say that an immediate family member has a medical emergency and needs money for treatment, or that he has been wrongly arrested and needs help with bail money and legal support.