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The pictures you were sent were most likely phony lifted from other websites.The profiles were fake as well, carefully crafted to match your interests. Trying to comb through the details of potential partners, swiping left and right and crafting the perfect "About Me" section.Not to mention the dating horror stories when you actually do meet up and find you're totally incompatible.
He may also send you checks to cash since he’s out of the country and can’t cash them himself, or he may ask you to forward him a package. You were targeted by criminals, probably based on personal information you uploaded on dating or social media sites.
After continuous texting with the same guy for weeks, you've come to conclude that his repetitive AWOL nature may be due to one thing: He's only into you because he's lonely.
As dating has turned into a world of left and right swipes done when we're bored, people are taking those matches for granted.
Victims can be highly traumatized by this and are often very embarrassed and ashamed when they learn they have become a victim of a scam and that the romance was a farce.
In some cases, online dating services are themselves engaged in misrepresentation, displaying profiles which have been fabricated, which use personal information from users who have not agreed to be depicted on the site social accounts, classified sites and even forums to groom new victims.
A romance scam is a confidence trick involving feigned romantic intentions towards a victim, gaining their affection, and then using that goodwill to commit fraud.