“I was excited.” But last spring, she found out the hard way that not everyone on Internet dating sites is looking for love.(We’ve changed names to protect privacy.) In fact, her dating site hooked her up with someone who was only looking to scam her out of her life savings—and, sadly, he succeeded.Selena Ramirez knows how hard it is to make a romantic connection these days.
Scammers will take months to build what seems like the romance of a lifetime.Having already had two failed marriages, on the advice of a friend she decided to give online dating a try.“I’m a dreamer at heart and hadn’t given up on finding a soulmate,” says Selena.How scary does this question sound, “Are you being scammed? But at the same time dating and meeting people involves opening up and being yourself. From its humble beginnings in 90’s, online dating became a grandiose industry with billions of dollars in revenue.People happily admit that they have met online without fear of being judged. Not such great news are reports about online dating scams and scammers that we sometimes see on TV.We’d like to have 100% scam-free environment on Elena’s Models but, unfortunately, it’s unlikely to happen.