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The relationship generally develops online or over the phone, when people either respond to fake online profiles or are contacted by a scammer in response to an ad they posted.
Conversations begin online and things can progress quickly, which is why it’s important to take things slow.
Conclusion: If you’re older than I am, and don’t mind high fees and long questionnaires, this might be for you.
Cost: Free to browse, up to .99 per month for full access.
This is a scheme wherein unscrupulous individuals look to defraud people by pretending to be a love interest and playing on emotions for their own financial gain.
If you want all the perks, you’ll have to sign up for a “value plan.” The prices look like this…Basic plans: I chose the free subscription. The only difference I noticed: She was able to send messages to other members first, while I had to wait for members to contact me before I could respond.
The “value plan” gives you a highlighted profile, and your profile will be one of the first emailed to new members.
Scammers prey on emotion and they’re good at telling people what they want — or hope — to hear.
A huge red flag for people seeking relationships online is any request for funds.