Internet matchmaking sites and services offer a fun and secure environment to meet other quality singles. It’s also a great place to build loving and trusting friendships that can lead to lasting, offline relationships. Whether you decide to correspond online or meet members offline, please use sound judgment and be responsible for your conduct. In both the virtual and real worlds, common sense is your best safety tool.
Watch out for someone who seems too good to be true. Begin by communicating solely via an Instant Messenger program or email, then look for odd behavior or inconsistencies. The person at the other end may not be who or what he or she says. Trust your instincts. If anything makes you uncomfortable, walk away for your own safety and protection.
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Dating scammer will normally be someone you met on a dating internet web-site or through the services of an international introduction agency. They will write letters promising you love for a life-time and coming to marry you in your country. After a while they’ll start to ask you for money for a visa and flight to your country, to purchase a PC for continuing corresponding, paying their University fees or the hospital bill for the treatment of their supposedly sick mother, getting the International Passport, etc. and disappear immediately on receiving the funds. And it’s often hard to tell a scammer from a serious lady because without checking on the validity of their personal data you never know if you are talking with the real person that’ll come to be with you for good or with someone that’s just looking to get some of your money.