Online dating scams true stories
You’ll get an invitation or job offer to make money by forwarding emails on behalf of a company.
After targets have spent thousands of dollars, the “company” simply closes up, the scammers pocket the cash, and the victims never hear another word.
You’d think it’s easy to see through a scam like this from the beginning, but for someone desperate for work, it’s easy to miss some warning signs.
The “company” informs you that to get started, you just need to submit a fee for materials or software you’ll need.
When trends like these emerge, new scams surface to take advantage of people – trying to rob you while you’re just trying to make a living.
You might think you’re smart enough to detect obvious scams and ignore them, but schemers have mastered manipulation techniques.