According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), complaints about impostor ploys such as the romance scam more than doubled between 20.
The FBI says that Americans lost some million to online-dating fraud in just the last six months of 2014.
She filled out a questionnaire and carefully crafted her profile.
As of December 2013, 1 in 10 American adults had used services such as Match.com, Plenty of Fish and e Harmony.The picture — outdoor photo, big smile — was real, and recent.And her pitch was straightforward: Looking for a life partner … Two sharp blows that had left her alone in her late 50s. His cancer took him swiftly, before she had time to process what was happening. It had been over two years since the death of her husband of 20 years; four, since she had lost her mother.