Here’s how a scam frequently works. You’re contacted online by some body whom seems enthusiastic about you.

Here’s how a scam frequently works. You’re contacted online by some body whom seems enthusiastic about you.

Scores of Americans visit online websites that are dating year searching for a friend if not a soulmate. But as Valentine’s gets closer, we want to warn you that criminals use these sites, too, looking to turn the lonely and vulnerable into fast money through a variety of scams day. These criminals—who also troll social networking sites and forums looking for intimate victims—usually claim become People in the us working or traveling abroad.