Acquire a target. Scammers typically troll for victims on a dating site or social media like Facebook.
Build trust. He’ll start endearing himself to you – often bonding over “shared” experiences gleaned from things in your dating profile or that you posted on Facebook.
Dangle the carrot.
Ask for money.
How do you stay safe when online dating?
Fact-check. Don’t be afraid to Google someone you’ve just met online.
Be smart. Fake Facebook accounts usually have extremely low friend counts,photos with no tags in them (or no tags linking to actual Facebook pages) and photos that don’t
Meet as soon as possible.
If it sounds too good to be true,it probably is.
How to stay safe as a woman during online dating?
– 1. Gentlemen first. When you’ve exchanged emails with a prospect and you feel it’s time to furnish phone numbers, the man should offer his first. – 2. Pick a safe spot for your first date. A busy daytime cafe is ideal. – 4. Call for backup, Part 1. – 5. Call for backup, Part 2. – 6. Ask the right questions. – 7. Be safe at home.
What are online dating sites doing to keep us safe?
Send lots of messages – perseverance can pay off
Aim high – playing out of your league can be a winning strategy
Keep it brief – that long heartfelt message might not be read
Be patient – your dream date may just be judging the market