Dating service fraud andnot online
In a study done in 2013, 35% of married couples met online.
This is great, and this might restore a little trust in humanity and make you rethink the idea that everyone out there is “out to get you”.
LOS ALTOS, CA–January 14, 2010–Threat Metrix™, the market and technology leader in device identification for preventing online fraud, today announced that Christian Dating for Free ( the largest 100% free Christian dating site on the Web, with 15 million page views per month, 800,000 visits and a customer database of over 120,000 users, has selected Threat Metrix to control online fraud and abuse.
Online dating companies – like any other online community or subscription site – are subject to fraudsters and scammers from around the world.
The other thing that should be setting off alarms is professional photos used for profile pics, unless off course they really are a model.
A seriously cool tool to use is Google Goggles, where you can see if the photo they sent you has been used anywhere else online.
Threat Metrix data is integrated to a Christian Dating for Free home grown dashboard so that their staff can quickly and easily review registrant data to determine whether or not to block or take action upon a user.In the case of Christian Dating for Free, one scenario involved overseas scam artists from Nigeria who pretended to be located in the U. and then attempted to extract money using a money order scam.After establishing the confidence of another community user, the overseas fraudster would send a fake money order and ask the U.Sites may offer additional services, such as webcasts, online chat, telephone chat (VOIP), and message boards.Some sites provide free registration, but may offer services which require a monthly fee.
Other sites are more specific, based on the type of members, interests, location, or relationship desired.