"I probably hear from five scammers a night," says Marko Budgyk, a Los Angeles financier who has frequented several online dating sites over the past 10 years.
This article focuses on the folks who have already fallen prey to a dating scam, and what they can do about it.
The first step is to stop communicating with the person trying to romance scam you.
A romance scam, dating scam or catfishing is a swindle where someone tries to lure another into giving them money through a dating site, email romance, or otherwise dating-related contact.
If you are concerned that you are currently being scammed, please check the Signs of a Dating Scam, first.
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