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He had convinced them that he was a diplomat and that a US marine general had fallen in love with them, causing one woman to pawn jewelry, empty her life savings, sell her car, and take out loans to help this general move to the UK. In 2011, the Internet Crime Complaint Center estimated that the online dating scamming “industry” was worth over million, but it’s likely much higher than that, due to the difficulty of making a good estimate.
The site will then begin to monitor all your e-mail messages and kick you off the system if it doesn’t like what you’re writing.” Afterward, break off the communication.
From then on, your approach is no reply, no comment, no nothing. If you think you have a problem prospect, even if you’re anonymous, don’t feel uncomfortable reporting the situation to the site operator (usually under abuse or Webmaster).
When you start exchanging messages, the fantasies grow.
If you’re still anonymous, the situation probably isn’t dangerous, but you may still feel uncomfortable.
Here are the Internet-appropriate ways to say no: Note that Internet dating sites vary in the sophistication of their features.