But in the last decade or so, the game of looking for love has gotten some new rules, with the venue moving from the bar world to the the cyber world.
The Skype and email accounts used by “David Holmes” were traced back to a location in Nigeria.
By the time that someone in her life contacted the authorities, the woman had wired an additional 0,000 as a second loan to help the fake oil rig business.
Fortunately, the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office was able to move quickly and freeze the 0,000 transaction with the help of Turkish banking officials.
It used to be parents who worried about their children being picked up by unsavory types in bars and other seedy hang-outs.
Now children are worried about their parents being hoodwinked by the scam artists who haunt online dating sites."I am a bit past age 50 --- well educated lady; (I thought that I was so smart that it couldn't happen to me --- my college education is no match for a professional criminal)," said one of a seemingly endless stream of scam victims who hav...
“Our members’ privacy, safety, and security is a top priority,” said Doron Kim, president and founder of EDating for Free, Inc., parent company of Christian Dating for Free, Catholic Dating for Free, and Black Christian Dating for Free.