BBB Consumer Tips: Online Dating

Published 02/06 2014 02:51PM

Updated 02/06 2014 05:09PM

Beware of Catfishing When Dating Online

Meeting online, usually through a dating site can be simple - you trade pictures, talk on the phone, and soon youre making plans to meet… and maybe even to get married. But then things start to change. 

Catfishing, or romance scams typically come with these red flags: 

Be Wary...
- Of Chatting Away from Site
- Of Someone Who Claims to be Traveling
- If Your are Asked for Money
- When Emails Contain Third-Party Links

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