If it does, ask lots of questions

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But individuals who frequent them say scams are pervasive. This will tell you something near and dear to your their heart in a fun way. If a year-old model is contacting a year-old man, there's something wrong.

Of course, real people sometimes have nice things and go to great places, but these visual cues are key to scammers who want to get your guard down for their future bid for cash. By then, Morrison knew she was dealing with a scammer.

Kipps says her worst experience was with a man who claimed to be a widower raising his five-year-old daughter. Then sit silent and wait for their answer. But meeting in person was always a problem. When reading an email, ask yourself whether the sentence structure strikes you as strange. He needed money for a hotel.

She's often surprised at what she finds. She now examines photos of everyone who contacts her to see if she can match them in Google images to a real person.

Then the daughter became ill and had to be hospitalized. These first date questions will help you get to know the person sitting across from you at the dinner table faster than usual.

If a profile indicates your match

The crook will then lavish you with attention and flattery. So if you want to impress your next first date, memorize at least a few of them.

It's rare for

It's rare for a scammer to meet you in person. If a profile indicates your match has a college degree, but he or she can't string a sentence together, you have reason to be suspicious. The crook wants to get a besotted victim to wire money or provide access to a credit card.

Distraught, he said he left his wallet in the cab. Many are operating out of foreign countries, despite profiles saying they live nearby. They'd hit it off right away, and he said he lived just outside of Phoenix, which seemed relatively proximate to a woman in remote Yuma, Ariz.