Online Dating sites have been so popular for so long. It makes sense to meet hundreds of people in a short time in the coziness of your own home instead of meeting guys in various venues. It can save time and money. So where does the online dating scams fall into this? There are some scammers out there on the other side waiting just for you.
As far as the women on the Zoosk dating site were concerned, the handsome silver-haired man was Martin, 58, a Danish-American widower. Usually when you meet a guy off a gay hookup app like Grindr or Scruff (or Hornet or Jack'd or DaddyHunt or Recon or GROWLr), the worst.
Fraud officers are investigating 30 cases where people looking for partners have been scammed, often pawning jewellery and taking out loans as a result of the elaborate hoaxes. In a typical scam, the fraudster identifies potential victims through a dating site.
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By Dianne Apen-sadler For Mailonline. For the widowed artist searching for her perfect match on a dating website, the handsome silver-haired man staring back at her seemed too good to be true. He liked to share photos of himself and his dog on social media, and from his messages he seemed like a trustworthy person. There was just one problem - 'Martin' was using photos of Steve Bustin, from Brighton, who just happens to be a happily married gay man. Mr Bustin, 46, first discovered his photos were being stolen and used on dating websites such as EliteSingles back in July when a woman called Birgit Hebibi from Berlin contacted him.