More than 53% of Americans fabricate parts or all of their dating profile details, according to Huff Post.
They go on to say “Most of these are lies their dates can spot in the first few seconds of seeing them.
In 2011 alone, the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center lodged 5,600 complaints from victims of “romance scammers” with collective losses of over fifty million dollars.
BUT, it’s suspected that these numbers are much less than actual as many people are too embarrassed to come forward.12.
On dating sites, at least 10% of new accounts are from scammers, says Marketdata Enterprise, Inc. Let me repeat that: of rapists used online dating sites to find their victims.7.