Christian dating website scams

Spotting Discrepancies Reading or Listening Between the Lines Beware Speed Community Q&A Online dating scams are rife. You do not have to be rich and you do not have to be stupid.

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Unfortunately this did not turn out to be the case.

After Carol had been on the Christian dating site for a few weeks she saw a photograph of a man she liked and sent him a message.

The multiple choice questions cover all the basic information that would be expected in a dating profile – education, occupation, marital status, appearance, drinking and smoking habits, personality type – plus a few questions that explore their religious beliefs in greater depth.

The “Faith” section includes questions about your Christian faith, denomination, and church involvement.

Richie's picture showed a jolly, bearded man curled up on a couch with a cat rubbing his face.

"Loving, caring and hardworking," the online dating profile said.

Smalley agreed, and over the next two weeks, she cashed two 0 money orders and sent along the funds. 'My whole world had fallen apart' "The bank told me I was responsible for that money. Smalley shared her version of events with in the hopes that others might not fall for the same trickery.

Then, Richie was ready to leave the country, but needed money to deal with a visa problem. I had to pay them ,700, which was everything I had," she said. "Never in my wildest dreams would I have ever known that this is all a part of an elaborate online scam. agencies have issued warnings on the scams, also known as "419" or "advance-fee" frauds.

Richie said he was from Milford, Mass., but that he was out of the country on a big construction job.

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