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.
However, this information will generally be limited to personality details and interests rather than financial information or anything that might be useful to someone wishing to steal your identity.
You already know to be wary whenever you go online, so you don't fall prey to the various types of scammers, thieves, con artists, hackers, malware-writers and other threats that proliferate on the Internet.
And if you're looking for love in an online dating site you must be extra-careful, because looking for love already leaves you emotionally vulnerable, but you can't let that vulnerability bleed over into other realms as well. More than 90 percent of the potential dates on are canceled subscribers, people who never subscribed, duplicates, or phantoms the company created to snare its a month subscription fee, a class action claims in Federal Court.
A popular scam involves sites that ask you to create a profile specifically to mine your information.
You know those security questions on bank websites about your mother’s maiden name or your first school?