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In today's world, there are almost as many fraudsters on dating websites and the Internet as there are people looking for relationships. Mike and Mark, the hosts of the Podcast, IAFCI Presents... The Protectors discuss online dating scams. Think you met the perfect soulmate? Well if your discussions have anything to do with finances, then you probably getting scammed. These fraudsters are patient, convincing, and know how to gain your trust.
Online dating and romance have become common nowadays. While there are people that have found love through online dating (you probably know some), its rapid increase in popularity over recent years has seen a dramatic rise in online romance scams.
Finding love online can be challenging. You will never know when you will meet the right one or if you are meeting someone who will scam you out of your pockets.
Not long ago, it was embarrassing to find love online. Some people thought it was a clear sign of desperation. Some thought that dating websites were scams and full of people that were up to no good. But due to the ever-changing world, it can be challenging to find a partner.
Fortunately, due to innovations, more and more people are checking the internet for almost everything including love.