While most people using online dating websites are genuine, charlatans comprise an uncomfortable proportion.
According to Consumer Fraud Reporting.org, as much as 30 percent of online personalities are bogus. Because, says Donna Andersen, of Egg Harbor Township, N.
In response, she founded Lovefraud.com, a resource to help others detect and recover from romance con artists.
More, sharing personal details is intrinsic to forming a relationship, but it also can expose you to fraud, says Paul Falzone CEO of Norwell, Mass.-based e Love, one of the world's largest brick-and-mortar dating services.
J., the Internet is good at disguising true intent. Sixty to 90 percent of human communication is nonverbal, so you're missing so much.
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