A 61-year-old Wisconsin man encountered dating's dark side with a 21-year-old woman he met online.
A scammer who claimed to be a soldier in Afghanistan turned an online dating experience into a nightmare for a North Carolina woman.
Online dating fraudsters who pose as a doctor or a lawyer are bad medicine for victims.
The Catfish show on MTV is intriguing to watch. But being catfished isn't fun for victims who fell hook, line and sinker.
Women wanted James Charlton Davis III. So do the cops.
WFTS Tampa Bay reports that Polk County authorites want Davis in connection with a series of sweetheart scams. Notes the story:
Social media can have a biting down side.
Nice wide-ranging overview here on avoiding mine fields of online dating from Devon Goodsell of CBC News in Canada.
A new technology to stymie sweetheart scammers is wading into the dating game.
Erica Vella of Global news reports on a new free app, PhotoVerified.com, that seeks to help scuttle sweetheart scammers by verifying photos.
Sweatheart scam-related news from the United States and elsewhere last week, some of which was posted by InspectaDate on Twitter and Facebook:
A Maine con man who scammed victims through online dating, social media and recovery groups will do prison time, the BoothBay Register reports.