From high school sweethearts to one time coworkers to even strangers on a train, it’s always fascinating to see how innocently life-altering relationships can begin.
Savage: If somebody is asking you for money, just be very cautious. Halpern: The average financial loss per victim is between ,000 to ,000. Savage: I think the most important take-away is that people should stick to legitimate sites.
Simply put, online dating has become socially acceptable.
With any online social sites, there are risks, but do you know the reality of those risks?
They should stick to larger companies that have a reputation.
Halpern: If you’re a victim of a romance scheme, contact the FBI at the Internet Crime Complaint Center at
One out of 10 sex offenders use online dating to meet other people – Uh…3. e Harmony mentions that a study found that men who reported incomes higher than $250,000 received 156% more email than those with $50,000.