Report by jim regarding russian and ukraine dating and scammers
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It used to be parents who worried about their children being picked up by unsavory types in bars and other seedy hang-outs.
Simplified, each online dater that was scammed lost an average of ,900 last year.
Out of the hundreds of thousands of cases filed with the , only a small portion of victims went to the authorities.
Whatever else may result from the hack attack, it sent consumers' perceptions about e Harmony into the cellar, as determined by a Consumer Affairs sentiment analysis of about 140,000 social media postings over the last year.e Harmony sentiment seems to have profited from e Harmony's downfall, showing a distinct uptick over the last few weeks, as determined by a Consumer Affairs sentiment analysis of about 110,000 social media postings.
sentiment), Americans were robbed of million in online dating scams in 2011.
Sadly, many of those monetary losses were attached to romance scams.
Common crimes in dating site scams include users being asked for money.
If a customer is purchasing a store product from a website, they typically have their guard up, and look out for shady dealings and unrealistic claims.
If a retail site requests personal information, most are reluctant to give it.
The 2011 Internet Crime Report consisted of 314,246 complaints last year.
Out of those complaints, 115,903 spoke of a financial loss, and the monetary sum of those duped equaled 0 million.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...