My friends tell stories of guys who ended up already having girlfriends, and - the most common - those who promise relationships, but leave after just one night.
1) He calls you ‘baby’ If you meet someone online and within a few messages they’re telling you how much you mean to them, and how they love you to bits: stay away.
But if that’s really the case, it won't be because of their fake flattery and hyperbole.
In simple terms, when they start saying, “Since you came into my life baby, I have looked forward to each sunshine” - as the fake ‘James Richards’ did - you should think again.
So improve your chance of success by keeping an eye out for the following red flags as you sort through potential date’s profiles: Photos: Photos can tell you a lot about a potential date.
Hopefully you will all have fun meeting singles and try out this online dating thing...
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Only yesterday, a court heard how a group of women using were allegedly conned out of £220,000 by a gang posing as ‘attractive middle-aged men’.
One woman, Suzanne Hardman, was reduced to tears as she recounted how ‘James Richards’ conned her out of £170,000 – her life savings. And there are ways we can all be tricked - even those who think they're clued up about online dating.