Of course, real people sometimes have nice things and go to great places, but these visual cues are key to scammers who want to get your guard down for their future bid for cash.By fabricating an illusion of their own wealth, scammers may be able to convince you that you're simply "loaning" them money that, for some weird reason, they can't immediately access.

When Morrison suggested that her suitor put his daughter on a plane to get better medical attention at home -- and even offered to pick the girl up at the airport -- a new crisis struck.

By then, Morrison knew she was dealing with a scammer.

How about if we text or communicate though our personal phone/email?

" Moving off-site before launching a scam reduces the chance that you'll report the crook to the relevant site.

The scammer even went as far as setting up a fake business website to help legitimize the claim.

According to authorities, the divorcee got her hands on 0,000 by pulling it out of her retirement account as well as refinancing her home.Beth Kipps, who has experimented with several dating sites, says the men who have attempted to con her almost always have a reason why they shouldn't continue to communicate via or e Harmony.Most commonly, the excuse is "My membership on this site is almost up.Detailed by San Francisco ABC news affiliate KGO-TV, a 66-year-old San Jose divorcee was swindled out of 0,000 by a Nigerian man who used an online dating site profile as bait.Claiming to be an Irish citizen named David Holmes that worked on a Scottish oil rig, the man started talking to the divorcee through dating site Christian Mingle.com, a site that markets itself as “the online community created specifically for Christian singles looking to find friends, romance or marriage.” The relationship initially progressed from communication through the dating site to emails, text messages, flower deliveries and eventually phone calls.Warning the public about the incident, Deputy District Attorney Cherie Bourlard said “Don’t loan or invest money with anyone you have never met and only know from a dating website.