More than half of online dating app and website users believe they’ve seen a fake profile with two in five having been approached by someone asking for money. survey of 1,000 users of online dating services also found that one in seven admitted to sending money to someone who had asked for it.
Of those who sent money, men were twice as likely to have parted with cash when asked to than women.
INCONSISTENCIES in their stories-- YES your gut is correct 6.
These people scam everyone-- but most often its older women. They are on dating sites, facebook military pages, and EVERYWHERE online.
For only the second time in British legal history, Judge Mr Justice James Goss convicted the gang in the absence of a jury which he dismissed after jurors said they had been offered sums of £500 in return for not guilty verdicts.
He called the harrowing incident a 'terrible end' to Mrs Laird's life, adding: 'To be killed for reasons of callous, dishonest financial greed is shocking.' Raja Hussain (left) was found guilty of manslaughter and conspiracy to defraud and jailed for 15 years.
Sabbir Hussain (right) was sentenced to 12 years in prison for the same offences - and was already serving a seven-year sentence for firearms offences Shahrear Islam Miah (left) was jailed after four years for conspiracy to commit fraud.
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Of the dating sites used by those surveyed, users of were more likely to be asked for cash with more than a third reporting they’d been approached for money while using the site.
A gang has been jailed for more than 30 years after they killed a great grandmother in a 'callous and dishonest' cash-for-crash scam.