Quotes on internet dating is it a hoax

Naturally, we offer tips to help you protect yourself from these online dating scams.

If you’re concerned about the person’s age ask him/her to send a recent photo.

(Realize, of course, that the “recent” picture they send may not truly be recent — or it may not even be a picture of your “date.”) Also, protect yourself from people who might be emotionally unstable.

But online dates have the advantage of hiding behind a computer, making them seem a whole lot “dreamier” than they really are.

An unpleasant surprise can often feel like — or be — a scam. If something sounds wrong — like a lawyer who says he’s 35 years old but has 25 years of professional experience — start asking questions.