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Valentine's Day Dating Scams

LOVERS BEWARE Valentine's Day Romance Scams Common Pitfalls of Online Dating Every year, online romance scams cost unsuspecting Americans millions of dollars. The New York Times even reported that some women were duped out of more than $100,000 by fake lovers in 2015. With a surge in online dating around Valentine's Day, it's the ideal time for scammers to thrive. So as February 14th rolls around, keep one eye on Cupid's arrow and another on your pocketbook. Romance Scams are Big Business MORE THAN was bilked out of $200 victims of all ages and orientations last year by MILLION online romance scams. It's Easy to Fake Love Romance confidence scams were THE MOST-REPORTED KIND OF FRAUD LAST YEAR, with victims swindled out of $14,214 on average. Am I Dating a Bot? Its estimated that 1 OF EVERY 10 DATING PROFILES ONLINE ARE FAKE, according to the FBI. Shady Websites An online dating site recently paid $616,765 to settle a lawsuit, which accused them of USING FAKE PROFILES AND MESSAGES. Not What They Appear 80% misrepresent their height, weight or age OF PEOPLE in their profiles Lying Spouses Research shows that 11% OF PEOPLE USING ONLINE DATING SERVICES ARE MARRIED. 14 Consider the stats above and use an appropriate level of caution this Valentine's Day. We recommend using as a way to learn if your date really is who they say they are. ABeenVerifiedi TM "I used BeenVerified to check into a guy that I had met online. It turns out he had lied to me about where he lived and his family. Needless to say, thanks to BV I severed contact with him and have not heard from him since. Thank you BV!" - Maryann in NJ VALENTINE'S DISCOUNT For all the hopeless romantics out there, BeenVerified is offering a special Valentine's Day offer. ONLY ON 2/14/16 you can now do background checks for only $2.14! Try It Today! *Sources: Daily Mail (, FBI, NBC News (||ST), New York Times (,

Valentine's Day Dating Scams

shared by netsnets on Feb 22
Online dating scams cost Americans millions of dollars, and are at an all time high, especially around Valentine's Day. BeenVerified helps make sure you know all of the facts before you go to far in y...


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