True dating scam

Guys posing as widowed engineers or medics with Ph Ds, children, good photos: they’re the ones, my friend said. After brief chats on Lovestruck, he diverted me to Whats App – a common ploy, says Senior Police Inspector Dicky Wong Tik-ki of the CSTCB’s cyber security division.

Navigating the world of Internet dating can be an exciting and fun way to meet potential partners.

However, you might quickly discover that some things are not what they seem on certain sites and profiles.

He told me to contact his bank, Lazard, so I could access his account to do the transfer.

Pointing out that his bank didn’t know me got short shrift. You will go back there to get the slip.” When I claimed the police had called, asking about a suspicious transaction, the threats mounted. You have spoken to me, you know I am too smart to come that low.” Then he went sugary, promising to see me, so long as the money showed up in his account by Monday. It had been a horrible experience and easy to imagine how a vulnerable person might have been frightened and coerced into sending money.

If a dating site asks you questions like these, steer clear!

Last modified 12-Dec-2017 03:38