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2014-01-16 04:21:31

LONDON, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Romance scams are a form of online fraud whereby a scammer will assume a fake identity on an online dating site for the purposes of fraudulently obtaining money from unsuspecting users of that dating site. Scamalytics - a security company specialising in the prevention of fraud on dating websites - have identified the most frequently used celebrity photos, stolen by fraudsters, and used across a wide range of unrelated dating...

2013-10-18 23:21:22

Goal is to keep people safe from scam artists when online dating. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 CriminalRecords.us.org has created a guide to help protect their customers from scam artists during the online dating process, the company announced yesterday. “So many people use our service while dating online that we figured it would be great if we could do even more to help prevent them from running into scam artists,” a company spokesman said. “We want to do everything we...

2013-08-26 23:24:32

Online dating has increased in the US and with that brings the increase of online dating frauds. WeGoLook, a third-party verification company has revealed a solution to ensure Mr. or Mrs. Perfect is truly who they appear to be online. Nationwide, USA (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Over 40 million people stated that they have tried online dating and internet scammers are targeting this multi-billion industry daily. While it is common that most online profiles overstate one’s attributes, many...

2013-08-21 23:25:16

Nationwide third party verification company, WeGoLook, has added Online Date Verifications to services. The company will dispatch a local agent to meet with an online date to take current photos and verify said identity. Nationwide, USA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Nationwide verification company WeGoLook has expanded services to include Online Date Verifications. The company utilizes a database of over 10,000 independently contacted Agents to verify the existence of your online date through...

2013-08-06 23:01:16

Initiative will teach people how to avoid becoming a victim of an online dating scam. SAN DIEGO, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 ArrestRecords.us.org is launching a program to make sure that people don't become a scam victim while dating online, the company said yesterday. “We've learned that one of the main reasons people use our background check service is when they're online dating,” an ArrestRecords.us.org spokesman said. “This made us realize that we could create an...

2013-07-23 23:00:38

Will protect people from both financial and emotional scam artists. SAN DIEGO, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Court.us.org is setting up a special initiative to help protect their customers who have decided to try online dating, the company said yesterday. “As online dating has become more and more popular, scam artists have decided to target people there,” a Court.us.org spokesman said. “We realized that we have the information at our disposal to make sure people don't become a scam...

2013-06-12 23:20:30

As part of its continuing effort to fight fraud and scams, Scambook is urging consumers to end the negative stigma often associated with being a scam victim. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 As part of its continuing effort to fight fraud and scams, Scambook is urging consumers to end the negative stigma often associated with being a scam victim. Many individuals are in denial that they would ever fall for a scam, distancing themselves from scam victims and framing victims' misfortune...

2013-05-29 23:20:56

Scambook, the Internet's leading complaint resolution platform, is issuing an advisory in response to new statistics showing that women over the age of 50 are most likely to be victims of online dating scams. The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)'s 2012 Report found that 51% of victims who reported romance scams were women over the age of 50, losing more than $34 million in total damages* last year alone. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Scambook, the Internet's leading complaint...

2013-03-13 23:04:30

Don't be like the people on MTV's new show "Catfish." PublicRecords.us.org shares the rise in this type of cyber relationship behavior on the Web. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 Internet dating can be fun and exciting when meeting a potential boyfriend or girlfriend, but one never knows when this person could be fake. MTV's "Catfish" has explored the phenomenon of how people in virtual relationships are claiming to be someone else or are hiding to full truth. Accord to Mashable, 83...

2013-01-30 08:26:34

COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- There's more to worry about this Valentine's Day than the possibility of a lonely or broken heart. Experian's ProtectMyID.com(®), a multilayered identity theft detection, protection and fraud resolution product, offers insights into how to safeguard against con artists looking to steal identities and money from people seeking to make a love connection. There are a variety of ways thieves try to capitalize on a person's trusting nature,...