It’s never a good thing to get scammed in whatever way. Being scammed and have your feelings played is the worst as well. The scamming can be done by a person and it can be done very easily online as well. The internet is a big place and there are a lot of websites where people sign up on and they can always get scammed and it doesn’t matter the gender or the age of that person.
That is why, whenever joining in on a website, you need to make sure that other people use it and that they can give you a feedback. It is a bad decision to just join in and not take into consideration that you might be taken for a fool in the end.
Here are some signs of internet dating scam:
You cannot find any info on the person
Whenever getting in touch with a person on a dating website, it is better for you to look into some info on that person as well. If you cannot find anything anywhere, it is very possible that this is a scam. You can have a look into it by even looking at the photo of that person. If something seems peculiar it means that it is actually. Be aware of such scammers, if it seems that the person replies in a certain way, it is very possible that that person is actually trying to get something out of you.
The person tries to get into a relationship fast
A person, who is trying to get into a relationship as fast as possible with you, is most definitely a red flag. Nobody is able to start being in love with you after having a few chats online. It seems impossible and most of the times are actually is. Do not fall for it and do not romanticize the idea, this is not a movie, this is real life. People who feel that something is fishy concerning the way the other person approached the discussion and seems that they get involved even from the first chat must trust their gut.
They are not available for dating
Whenever you ask to see that person live, they ignore the questions and always postpone the actual date. This should raise a lot of questions. Why wouldn’t someone who says they like you, want to go out with you? This is crazy, they should be able to see you because relationships online do not actually exist. You need to see the other person face to face in order to make an opinion and see if you actually hit it on. If these people start making a lot of excuses, then something is fishy, either they are trying to scam you or they are in a relationship and they are online cheating. Be aware of what information you give them about you because they might use it for identity theft and this is something real.