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Scams

You might have traits that make you more apt to be scammed in online dating.

An Oklahoma woman who fell for a "United Nations" poser through the online dating site Zoosk is out $100,000, authorities say.

There's a whole lotta scamming a happening in dating land. So what's new?

State consumer affairs offices are increasingly focused on online dating scams as victim numbers and miseries rise.

Safeguard heart, wallet
Check out the InspectaDate Dating Safety Tips page.

Below are some good tips from the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance's Division of Consumer Affairs. Among them:

Old scams sometimes find new life with online dating.

Stealing pin numbers of credit and bank cards is nothing new. But two Canadian men recently introduced dozens of gay male victims to the rip-off technique in a stealing spree throughout western Canada, CBC News reports.

Valentine's Day time is a joyous time for many daters. But reminders abound at this time of year about the darker side of dating.

Dating or InspectaDating?
Good advice to follow from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine: "Research someone you meet online; don't rely only on what that person tells you. Perform Internet searches and consider getting a background check."

Here's a roundup of stories that spotlight dangers and key safety issues.

Lots of action recently on the dating scam front. Here's some of the latest and lowest, leading off with some good news for the New Year.

Not everyone is who they appear to be on Facebook, Twitter or with online dating profiles — and especially with profile pictures.

Help expose fakers, posers and scammers by using Google reverse images.

Useful tips here from the Better Business Bureau on spotting fake profiles and dating danger signs on Tinder.

Online sweetheart scam victims in Australia explain how they got bamboozled, but the stories, warnings and tips resonate for online daters everywhere.

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