The picture — outdoor photo, big smile — was real, and recent.
And her pitch was straightforward: Looking for a life partner …
She filled out a questionnaire and carefully crafted her profile.
It would have been easy to burnish the truth, but she presented herself honestly, from her age (57) and hobbies ("dancing, rock collecting") to her financial status ("self sufficient").
In July, the average payout was as high as £10,882.
With one in four British adults using a dating website at some point in their life, according to Which?
It had been over two years since the death of her husband of 20 years; four, since she had lost her mother.
These are examples of some of the most notorious scams in the world of online dating and on the internet in general.
This is one of the most popular scams in online dating.
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May, 19, 2017 - information about database updates Last week (May, 12, 2017 - May, 19, 2017) 14 new scammers, 5 fake documents, 4 media files added to the database and 11 scammers' profiles updated. Most scammers use photos of professional models/celebrities or photos of beautiful women they have stolen from the Net.