Millions of Americans use dating sites, social networking sites, and chat rooms to meet people. But scammers also use these sites to meet potential victims.
They create fake profiles to build online relationships, and eventually convince people to send money in the name of love.
regarding a surge in the quantity and quality of the forging of U. postal money orders, and its use to commit online fraud.
In the United States of America, the penalty for making or using counterfeit postal money orders is up to ten years in jail and/or a ,000 fine.
The scammer poses as a charitable organization soliciting donations to help the victims of a natural disaster, terrorist attack (such as the 9/11 attacks), regional conflict, or epidemic.
Hurricane Katrina and the 2004 tsunami were popular targets of scammers perpetrating charity scams; other more timeless scam charities purport to be raising money for cancer, AIDS or Ebola virus research, children's orphanages (the scammer pretends to work for the orphanage or a non-profit associated with it), or impersonates charities such as the Red Cross or United Way.
You could meet someone fantastic on online dating websites.Money Laundering If a match ever asks you to participate in any kind of financial transaction for them, such as cashing a check or a money order for them, for any reason whatsoever, this is a big red flag.Communication is Difficult If you receive a message from somebody and it appears like they are possibly not the same individual that wrote the profile this spells possible trouble. Never trust anyone that tells you that they love you after exchanging a handful of emails. This is totally ridiculous and has got to be a con.Some even make wedding plans before disappearing with the money.An online love interest who asks for money is almost certainly a scam artist.Don’t send money to tide someone over after a mugging or robbery, and don’t do anyone a favor by making an online purchase or forwarding a package to another country.