By then, Morrison knew she was dealing with a scammer."The story was getting more and more bizarre," she says.A scammer is anyone using disingenuously to trick or scam other members, normally by asking for money.
Scams online dating sites
Scammers or fraudsters may be on dating sites and social networks setting up fake profiles.
Scammers may pose using fake pictures and claiming to be from New Zealand or working overseas.
People are often ashamed to come forward and admit that they’ve been duped.
It’s not a good feeling to have been taken advantage of, and a scheme that’s so obvious in hindsight is even harder to admit to. If you date online, take precautions to protect yourself.
A new ‘safe harbour’ complaints process has been set up for online hosts to follow under the Harmful Digital Communications Act.