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Serious fraudsters sometimes even create further fake profiles and use them to be rude to you, all to make the main fake profile seem more desirable.
And it’s not just particularly vulnerable people who fall victim either.
On the 8th May this year we’ll be getting married in Bournemouth and I couldn’t be happier! ’ Guy and Heather "My partner and I met on your dating site in Autumn 2011.
We chatted easily on the site before exchanging email addresses and we met for the first time at Harvey Nichols in Leeds and we go back there each year on our anniversary.
“[It’s] not the case that stupid people fall for romance scams - they can be very clever,” Professor Monica Whitty, a cyber-psychologist, explains. Scamalytics, a company which runs anti-scammer software for a number of the major dating sites, are trying to reduce online dating fraud by creating profiles of the average male and female con artist.
By analysing the top 3,000 scammer profiles (that is, those they’ve come across most frequently in profiles blocked by their software in the last year) they’ve discovered what constitutes the ‘most attractive’ female and male propositions to those targeted by romance scammers.
After 2 weeks, we were chatting often and having regular phone calls.
Our first date was a couple of weeks later at a pub in Ringwood and, because we got on so well, both of us had the same thought - ‘have we met already?!
We just wanted to say thanks." Luke and Katie "I personally found the site to be overall an easy experience..service was just about right in terms of new matches being sent etc." Alice and Sam "Sam and I met through Classic Romance a couple of years ago.We had a fantastic wedding day on September 20th 2014 followed by a fabulous honeymoon in Italy.We want ensure a warm, friendly and easy experience for all members, and help create memories.Around 7.8 million UK adults used online dating sites in 2016, up from just 100,000 in 2000.