Common crimes in dating site scams include users being asked for money.

Both men and women have reported being asked for plane tickets, so the online companion can visit, and thrust the relationship towards a face-to-face interaction.

Under new regulations recently enacted in California, dating sites like Sparks Networks, have agreed to start using background checks on its sites, and other dating sites will soon do the same. I belong to a few other sites and it's the same thing.

The background check will search if users had past identity theft crimes, sexual assault cases or records of violence. Harris also said the sites will have "rapid abuse reporting systems," which is a safety tutorial that shows people how to avoid romance scams and how to meet people offline in a safe manner. I want to cancel my membership, and i would also like to see if i could get some of my money back.

knows this, yet still collects $39.99 a month from its Subscribers, all the while perpetuating a scheme to the detriment and d... It's both the most coveted and elusive emotion of all time.

Songs are sung about either finding it or recovering from it, screen writers send story lines on unrealistic tangents to secure romantic endings, and books are filled with characters searching and pining for it.

If a retail site requests personal information, most are reluctant to give it.

But when people use a dating site, they sometimes bring emotions, vulnerability, or feelings of loneliness along in their dating search.

Victims have also reported money requests for health issues, family funeral arrangements, and a host of other bleak sounding circumstances.

But dating site scams aren't always based on finances.

Out of those complaints, 115,903 spoke of a financial loss, and the monetary sum of those duped equaled 0 million.

Sadly, many of those monetary losses were attached to romance scams.

Dating websites are the perfect place for scammers.