So you send money..rest assured the requests won’t stop there.There will be more hardships that only you can help alleviate with your financial gifts.But as Valentine’s Day gets closer, the FBI wants to warn you that criminals use these sites, too, looking to turn the lonely and vulnerable into fast money through a variety of scams..
Millions of Americans use dating sites, social networking sites, and chat rooms to meet people. But scammers also use these sites to meet potential victims.
They create fake profiles to build online relationships, and eventually convince people to send money in the name of love.
In the end, the money will be gone along with the person you thought you knew.
Millions of Americans visit online dating websites every year hoping to find a companion or even a soulmate.
He may also send you checks to cash since he’s out of the country and can’t cash them himself, or he may ask you to forward him a package. You were targeted by criminals, probably based on personal information you uploaded on dating or social media sites.