(Online Dating Tonight) Below is the second episode of the animated talk show, Online Dating Tonight. The subject for week #2 was Online Dating Scams, which contained some interesting statistics and good safety advice. Online dating scams are huge in the United States, ripping tens of millions of dollars out of the hands of US citizens every year. The scammers are good, too, which is why many people who felt they could never be scammed have become victims themselves. They prey on online daters with fake profiles then spend months getting to know you via email, chat, skype, and the phone. They use psychological tricks to get you to fall in love with them then once they know they have you, the scam begins. Because you are blinded by love, your guard is down making you more vulnerable to the scam.
Online Dating Scams