They're in West Africa, Eastern Europe and it's very difficult for British law enforcement to take action against them in those jurisdictions,” Steve Profitt, Deputy Head of Action Fraud explains.And a lot of the time, you’re not just talking to one person behind each profile - you could be exchanging messages with a circle of fraudsters acting together, according to KIS Finance.The male profile is in his late 40s (48 is the most common age) with a high income.
But just as dating app users are at an all-time high, so is the number of people becoming victims of online dating fraud.
A new report by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has found that last year, singles were conned out of £39 million by fraudsters they’d met on dating sites and apps.
The creative process can feel a lot like having writer’s block; those are the moments you resort to “Iam Mike1234” or “Sunflowers1982” —plain and blah.
Step 2 – Make a list of simple, related words to your two interests.
My name is Candace, a love coach for single, professional women looking for real, long-lasting love.