They are quite good at appearing honest and innocent, and extremely skilled in conning people out of their money, their virtue and their dignity.Here are some common tricks used by professional scammers, and ways to avoid getting into their traps.
Often, either in the profile or in one of the first messages they'll send, they'll mention they are 'working' in a foreign country.The written profiles of online scam artists on dating sites have gotten much trickier to spot in the past several years.The poor writing and bad spelling so common a few years ago is less often as evident; profiles can be expertly written these days.Sometimes con artists will mess up by listing hobbies (if the online dating site has places to list them) that aren't normal for men, such as knitting, crafts, etc.His picture looks like he's a nice guy, and he's so cute. While many couples meet, date and even marry through online sites, not all online encounters lead to wedded bliss, and some can lead to financial or emotional disaster.
She's really young and sexy, and she said she wanted to meet you. Sadly, these con artists don't wear signs telling you to beware and run the other direction.