How to know the person you are dating online is a scammer

Alice Otchere Johnson Jul 23, 2018 at 11:50am

July 23, 2018 at 11:50 am | Lifestyle

Alice Otchere Johnson

Alice Otchere Johnson | Intern Writer

July 23, 2018 at 11:50 am | Lifestyle

Some call them scammers, others fraudsters and yahoo boys. Whatever you choose to call them, internet fraud of various kinds have become a normalcy to occur on a daily basis and online dating is not left out. Day in day out, some scam or another happens and someone is ripped off huge sums of money and has their heartbroken to internet “sweethearts”.

If you are one of such enthusiastic online daters, don’t grow so morbid just yet. Know that, no two situations are the same and yours might just be genuine. Many have found true love with these sites.

There are however some surefire ways to find out if the one behind the conversation is genuine or not and these steps are highlighted below. Note that although masculine pronouns are given to these scammers in the following points, some women are also in the business.

Scroll through to learn.

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