Spot online dating predators
Exposing Online Predators and Cyberpaths – This blog has a great outline of behaviors and patterns used to spot online predators.
Online Safety Tips for Teens – This blog has statistics and characteristics of internet predators to aid in spotting danger.
Online dating is as normal to life as is online shopping.
Believe it or not, online dating has been around for 20 years, and as a result, cybercriminals are finding big money in people looking for love.
By learning how to spot a scammer, you can protect yourself. But her cell phone seems to be faulty and her old laptop doesn't have a built in camera. I also enjoy toying with these scammers with elaborate stories of wealth, success, and loneliness.
He Writes Form Emails-Have you ever received an email that just seems too perfectly composed with 3-4 paragraphs listing his likes and dislikes, hopes and dreams?
The whole thing seems so fake…probably because it is. I received an email like this once and promptly shot off an annoyed “Wow, that was original” response.
The smooth operator at the club, the guy who has impeccable style and oozes confidence when he asks for your number…players generally abide by a certain m.o. If you can’t see him, how can you tell if you’re being played?
He’s Always Online-Every time you log on, there he is!