If they start creating elaborate stories to play on your sympathy or straight out ask you for cash, this is a massive red flag that says their intentions are based on something other than finding love.
Scammers will often ask for strange details that could be used for compromising your online identity.
While online dating is a safe and positive experience for most, unfortunately there are those few people who misrepresent themselves or attempt to take advantage of vulnerable members.
According to the ACCC’s 2016 Targeting scams report, dating and romance scams had the highest reported financial losses of nearly $42 million, with females and over 55s the most at risk.
Once reported, this information will be sent directly to our Trust & Safety team for review.