Since then we have fallen so deeply in love with each other it is the most amazing thing that has ever happen to us both.We are now two months on and we have met both sets of parents and my children and parents think the world of Robert.I understand because I pondered those very same questions.I kept thinking, “I’m so not going to meet the love of my life online!Last year in the UK, online dating scammers conned their dates out of £33 million.Anna Moore investigates the crooks who target smart, successful women Using a fake profile on the popular dating site (they operated as ‘Christian Anderson’, a divorced engineer), the pair managed to persuade a newly divorced mother of two to sign over a staggering £1.6 million, some of it her own, the rest borrowed from family and friends.In recent years, online dating has allowed people to meet potential love interests.
With the recent revival of dating apps and websites, it is not uncommon to find other college students or millennials looking for ways to spice up their lives.
According to police, such fraud increased by 16 per cent in 2014-15, with recorded losses of more than £33 million.
Judith Lathlean, a 67-year-old, Oxford-educated professor, made headlines in December last year when she courageously revealed how she had paid £140,000 to a man she met on a dating site (but never met face to face).
Maybe it’s time for you to take that risk and open up a profile — you will be surprised to see that many others are also looking for a special someone just like you.
Despite the challenges and dangers that online dating has been associated with, new dating apps have developed more secure technology to ensure the privacy and safety of participants.