The subjects have also become more flexible, allowing victims to send half the funds now, and the other half when the item arrives.
The auctions are often posted as if the seller is a United States citizen, then the subject advises the victim to send the money to a business partner, associate, sick relative, a family member, etc., usually in a European country.
In the contents below you will find them divided up accordingly. This is an ongoing project that I plan to add to regularly.
If you have any questions or wish to include some information please contact us.
I've decided to organize the statistics and facts into two main areas.
The first which starts on this page will deal with the general online dating industry as a whole.
The statistical overviews below represent a snapshot of recent findings about the status of crime in the United States.
Data is drawn largely from two national, annual reports--the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report (UCR) and the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)--which measure the scope, magnitude, and impact of crime in the United States.
This site is not meant to bring forth the message that its impossible to find love through internet dating, but to inform people of the dangers that are out there.
You may still get a raised eyebrow when telling people you are using the internet for your search for the perfect date, but no where close to the reaction you would have gotten years ago.
Internet dating has gained popularity by leaps and bounds, and unfortunately, so have the dangers and horror stories some have encountered.
This section also includes any relevant facts about dating, relationships, and marriage that I thought would be of interest to the dating industry.
The second part is for actual dating services (this includes dating sites and dating apps).