On dating profiles, users are allowed to talk about themselves, interests, and their story. Scammers take advantage of people looking for romantic partners, often via dating websites, apps or social media by pretending to be prospective companions. I Like your profile. Although there is really no way to know for sure if a profile is real or fake, there are some red flags that you should watch out for. He said he was a widower with a 14 year old son. It is a privilege to have found you here. What should I do if a man asks for my full name and address so he can send me gifts from overseas?
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