Sometimes, when love is in the air, it’s like nothing matters — eating, sleeping… keeping an eye on your bank account and making sure not to send a bunch of money to someone you’ve never met. A man who was tricked into sending $70,000 to an online suitor is now suing OKCupid for not warning him that such a thing could happen. [More]
can’t buy me love
Attention, all ye singles looking for love in all the online places — if he/she really loves you, they most likely will not demand you send them large amounts of money and expensive stuff. So if your long-distance lover starts asking for extravagant gifts and cash, odds are it could be a scam, as a couple of women in New Hampshire have had the misfortune to figure out too late.
We all know about looking for love in all the wrong places (bars with free hot dogs), but another thing to avoid is sending your love in the form of money to someone you’ve never met. Consumers looking to making a match might just be happy enough for a connection to send money for their new interest to visit, which could result in heartbreak and a ding to your bank account.