Most singles who have tried meeting people from online dating sites have come across this telltale internet dating scam sign: being asked to either cash someone's check or money order for them, or being asked outright for money.The story varies somewhat with each internet dating scam, but the intention remains the same: robbing you of your hard-earned cash.Of course models, actors and other extremely attractive people want to find love too, and you may very well have lucked out in the attractiveness category with the person you are communicating with online.But if your online date also falls into one of the other internet dating scam categories listed here, then you may want to do a bit more investigating, first.
The perfect match for you could be living round the corner - you just haven't had the chance to meet them yet.
Or perhaps you've briefly thought to yourself that the person on the other end of the communication really needs to employ a spell-checker.
Neither of these email discrepancies is cause for alarm; a lot of people aren't very good at spelling and grammar, and they may be writing English as a second language.
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If somebody asks you to wire them cash online - no matter what the reason, no matter how plausible or sad it sounds - don't.