Fake photos on dating sites
It’s not as simple as some online dating services claim it is.
Singles, both men and women, are under attack from the fakes.
If a single you’ve contacted can’t answer basic questions, just gives you one or two-word answers, or gets angry that you’ve questioned if they’re legitimate or not, then move on.
Since I wrote my article on scammers and online dating, many of you have sent me images being used in the profiles on the dating sites. I sure wish I had saved the images of the “widowed with a small child” guy that was used when I first discovered this scam going on.
If you have any images you would like added to this gallery to help alert others, please submit them to: scammerphotos [email protected]_(without the spaces) If you happen to be one of the people in this gallery, let us know.
There are services that can do background checks for you, if you feel the person is worth looking into further.Above, her photo is displayed on a fake Facebook account under the name 'Chelly Chaz Hume' Digitally altered: The unnamed IT worker asked the girl to take a photo of herself holding three fingers up to prove who she was - and he received this photoshopped image (right) in response.All dating sites have fake profiles submitted to them all the time.Most fake profiles don’t take time to fill in all the sections, or have trouble with correct grammar, or even basic English.
Though I’m sure that’ll change if the fakes care enough to read this article—but don’t worry, they don’t.Put on your battle gear because dating has become a minefield strewn with fakes ready to blow up in your face …