More On Dating Scams So You Won’t Get ‘Catfished’

A Note: For those of you who don't know what a 'catfish' is, here's the definition. (No, it's not something you catch on a hook in water, lol) A Catfish is a person who sets up a false personal profile on a social networking site for fraudulent or deceptive purposes. You’ve heard of romance scams. … Continue reading More On Dating Scams So You Won’t Get ‘Catfished’

Beware of Dating & Romance Scams – Especially During Valentines Day

by Jim Kreidler, Consumer Education Specialist, FTC Valentine’s Day is this weekend, so over the next three days, we’re talking about romance scams. Lots of people have profiles on dating apps to meet someone — maybe even more so in these virtual times. And many people have built successful relationships from an online start. But what … Continue reading Beware of Dating & Romance Scams – Especially During Valentines Day