You can help by reporting them to us, so we can remove them.
Scammer may exchange emails with you for days or much longer, you may talk on the phone, until the two of you decide to meet.
You may feel inclined to help them and send them money. Real charitable organizations do not use dating services to get donations! Scammer is planning to visit your city or country and wants to send money ahead for use while there.
After all, you have been led to believe this is your future spouse. They are going to 'trust' you to cash the checks for them.
Most dating sites are full of them, and many sites don't bother to get rid of scammers - because scammers look good...
scammers use model photos, have nice profiles, and that attracts more members.
Connecting Singles is different - we take great effort to get rid of scammers.
Scores of suspicious profiles are deleted each day, however, scammers are good at what they do and some slip through the scam screens.
They may give you their email address and ask you to send photos to them of you and your family.
If you do, they will have your email address and also your photos to use to convince other victims that they are 'real'.
You may be threatened when you are not able to pay it back right away.
They may use the excuse that they cannot upload a photo to the site but want to email you some photos.
They may want you to buy something with the money and send to them - or their trip falls through and they ask you to send the money back.