Male internet dating scams
Unfortunately, scammers will often use noble causes such as charities to get you to transfer money.
At any one time, 25,000 scam artists are online with their victims, warned Phil Catlett, president of the local BBB bureau in a news conference on Tuesday, Feb. Half a million persons on online dating sites may be using fake IDs, he said.Meanwhile, scammers encourage their victims to keep their relationships a secret from family members, Swagman said."The use of secrets really bind the scammer to the victim." Nancy Kropiewnicki, an elder abuse coordinator with Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan, said scammers also will read obituaries and pose as long-lost friends or Army buddies to surviving family members.Do not trust anyone behaving this way and report the member to to safeguard further members.I’ve been asked to support a charity from a member I don’t know very well, is this a scam?