Dating site without using credit card
Scams vary Falzone contends that convincing people to charge up their credit cards is surprisingly easy.
The thief will befriend an online dater, then “using stolen credit cards, he’ll send jewelry, roses and claim he’s traveling.
Use the computer advantageously, says Jennifer Leuer, general manager for Protect My ID.
For instance, Pasadena, Calif.-based dating site e Harmony’s publishes safety tips on their home page, in “5 Dating Rules You Should Never Break,” including “if a potential date’s actions or words set off an internal alarm system, you owe it to yourself to pay attention and act accordingly.”Encounter a con?
Before getting the company’s seal of approval, participating daters must physically go to one of their more than 50 locations and get checked, screened and cleared.
Still, says Falzone, “It’s an ongoing fight that doesn’t end.”What’s a dater to do?
Your credit and other financial interests may be at risk if you don’t guard yourself from those falsely fishing for companionship.
Here’s how to protect more than just your heart when seeking a mate via the Internet The editorial content below is based solely on the objective assessment of our writers and is not driven by advertising dollars.