He had convinced them that he was a diplomat and that a US marine general had fallen in love with them, causing one woman to pawn jewelry, empty her life savings, sell her car, and take out loans to help this general move to the UK. In 2011, the Internet Crime Complaint Center estimated that the online dating scamming “industry” was worth over million, but it’s likely much higher than that, due to the difficulty of making a good estimate.People are often ashamed to come forward and admit that they’ve been duped.Meet hundreds of single Latin Women on our Singles Tours to Colombia, Peru, Dominican Republic and Costa Rica.
Anyone can be the target and victim of these scams—men, women, young, old, gay, straight, white, black, Asian, Hispanic… But the FBI states that women who are “over 40, divorced, widowed, and/or disabled” are prime targets for scammers.If you fall into this category, be especially wary of people that you meet through dating websites.Latin Women Online, in association with A Foreign Affair, was one of the first online international introduction and tour companies and remains one of the largest and most respected.We conduct more singles tours to South America, than almost any other Romance company. Our Singles Tours from the US are accompanied by American tour directors and we have an experienced, English-speaking foreign staff. We specialize in finding that perfect Latin woman for you!Women typically trim about 8 pounds from their weight, while men typically add half an inch to their height.
Sarah enlightens us on a daily basis with the newest trends as (and often before) they transpire. Having traveled to over 70 countries, she earns her living writing, blogging and modeling while on the road.It’s not a good feeling to have been taken advantage of, and a scheme that’s so obvious in hindsight is even harder to admit to. If you date online, take precautions to protect yourself.Here are six things to keep in mind to help you spot and avoid scammers on online dating sites.Interestingly, the AARP says that men fall victim to these scams more often, but that women are more likely to report the scam.The profiles of online dating scammers can exhibit some clear signs that something is off—you just need to know what to look for.We offer an after-hours Tour Info Line to answer all your questions and concerns.