The female profile is in her 20s (29 was the most common age), and also has a high income.
She presents herself as a student, also with a degree and no interest in politics.
Around 7.8 million UK adults used online dating sites in 2016, up from just 100,000 in 2000.
But just as dating app users are at an all-time high, so is the number of people becoming victims of online dating fraud.
One of the most common techniques is to build up trust with the person by messaging for weeks or even months before suddenly having an emergency - the fake person being mugged but their daughter needing urgent surgery, for example - and asking for money.
But then they suddenly need money for rent too, then food, then medical fees, and it can quickly escalate.
A new report by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has found that last year, singles were conned out of £39 million by fraudsters they’d met on dating sites and apps.
Con artists are increasingly creating fake online profiles and tricking people on dating sites into handing over often large sums of money.As Baniuszewicz says, “Tell me where we’re going and when you want me to be there—done.” Bottom line: be a man with a plan. Text message 101—any emotional conversation via text is an obvious no-no.There’s no excuse for not sounding charming and hilarious over text. ” and “cool” will lead her to believe that either you’re too lazy or just not funny—and that’s when your chances of scoring plummet. Yet since so many men still make this blunder, it has to be said.Whichever disastrous message outcome came from combining mistakes ten (wazup wher chi at) and three (send me a pic of that ass), chances are she can no longer take you seriously—or thinks you’re a pig.If you can’t achieve straight up self-control, at least there’s an app for that.Inability to set the pace will make or break your situation.