Men thinking about online dating beware
Consumers use sites like Christian Mingle and , much differently than they use Amazon or i Tunes, for example.
Married men, registered sex offenders and convicted con artists have all been busted for using dating sites, so be extra careful. I am a widow and these guys are breaking my heart all over again.
The report also showed that lonely, middle-aged, and elderly people are at equal risk of being tricked by a romance scam.
People over the age of 40, those divorced, widowed, or disabled, are also common targets of dating site scammers.
Under new regulations recently enacted in California, dating sites like Sparks Networks, have agreed to start using background checks on its sites, and other dating sites will soon do the same. I belong to a few other sites and it's the same thing.
The background check will search if users had past identity theft crimes, sexual assault cases or records of violence. Harris also said the sites will have "rapid abuse reporting systems," which is a safety tutorial that shows people how to avoid romance scams and how to meet people offline in a safe manner. I want to cancel my membership, and i would also like to see if i could get some of my money back.
Right away, they ask for a Yahoo address, or send me a link to look at their "photos." Yesterday, 6/8 2012, I received a dozen or so messages from a site called in the first place.