Consumer reports dating services
You get to know the person, perhaps over weeks or months. All of a sudden they request a short-term loan for some personal crisis. These images can be used later on to blackmail you.
This can also occur with naked photos that you send by mobile phone to others (‘sexting’).
Scammers may pose using fake pictures and claiming to be from New Zealand or working overseas.Your personal safety should be your top priority and you should always use caution and your best judgement when communicating with or meeting new people, both online and offline.In this section we have set out tips that will help you have a safe experience. Even the highest ranking site — the free Ok Cupid — received a reader score of 56, which basically translates to “meh.” (Runners up: Tinder, with a 52; Grindr, with a 52 and Plenty Of Fish, with a 50.; all are also free.) Or as the story dispassionately puts it: Respondents “gave online dating sites the lowest satisfaction scores Consumer Reports has ever seen for services rendered — lower even than for tech-support providers.” But is that really Tinder’s fault?This article is reprinted by permission from Next Avenue.org, © 2017 Twin Cities Public Television, Inc.