A Singles’ Dating Convention member sent this to me: “I’ve recently joined a different singles’ site and am running into the same issue I’ve had with the previous ones I’ve been involved in.
It seems that somehow my profile targets only those that are looking for money, or are spam. For example, the other night I got a message from a lady on Plenty Of and responded to her and then she quickly responded giving me her Yahoo screen name to IM her.
TDS is hearing from several gay and straight men that the scam is targeting them on the dating site Po F (Plenty of Fish) Read our article "Plenty of Fish Has Plenty of Sharks" and our newest article Your Worst Nightmare: Sexting a Minor... This scary and brilliantly simple scam came to our attention in early September 2015 from Reddit user “Dazed Guy87” and we thank him for giving us permission to report his story.
Social media platforms and dating apps such as Tinder, OKCupid and We Chat are gaining traction among scammers, who would previously scour mainly Facebook for victims.The issue of the fake online dating profile continues to escalate like a hurricane, and drown all the real singles out there in online dating land. The issue remains that the anonymity of online dating has opened the flood gates of liars, thieves, cheats, and the sex industry looking to make a quick buck any way they can.So, how can singles wade through the muck and find true love?It’s not as simple as some online dating services claim it is.Singles, both men and women, are under attack from the fakes.Then she sent one of her nude and asked for one in return. I wanted to inform you that I have an appointment today with Detective Brown at the sex crimes task unit.