Thinking about curing your lack of Valentine and joining an online dating site? The Sacramento Bee recently did a story that had some tips to help you avoid a scammer.
Mostly, it’s just common sense, but a little refresher never hurt anyone. My rule of thumb is “Don’t send anyone money you haven’t met in real life.” Actually, I try to adhere to the “Neither a borrower nor a lender be” school of thought.
Dating is tricky, so you need to be smart about it. I know that’s not easy in matters of the heart. We’re all scared and lonely on some level. Unfortunately, there are some people out there who take advantage of that fact.
One thing to note about the article, at the bottom it has some resources for people who might have been duped by a scammer.
>I honestly don't even get how people can be duped by scammers. But I guess that just means I should count myself (and my common sense) lucky. 😉