But not everyone who hopes to find a mate online is falling blissfully in love.There have been a rash of complaints against online dating sites, according to the Better Business Bureau.This causes many singles to ask us: are there any dating sites out there that aren’t scams?First, I think it’s important to identify the nature of a “scam”.Every online dating site has its own ways of letting people's relationships develop -- instant message, texting, ways to exchange more photos.It often progresses to off-site emailing and in-person meets, in which the site has no role. page=11Dating Sites The complete list of all online dating sites that have been reviewed.
And secondly, that the service has genuine real users and doesn’t send out fake emails and spam to get you to pay more.
Also see the video of a 55-year-old widow who lost 0,000 in an online dating scam.
All dating sites and services are out to make money in the end. But as I’m sure many of you have found out, a few sites use scam like tactics to sucker you into paying up.
In some cases, legitimate romance blooms -- and the hope of that happening seems to fuel the booming memberships on these sites.
But the number of complaints being made against them suggests that buyers should proceed cautiously, as the sites cannot promise safety from predators. Sites popular with boomers, like e Harmony.com, and Our (formerly called Senior People Meet.com), charge monthly fees that range from to (less if you sign up using a discount coupon or for multiple months).
The site posts photos of the scam artists, who are both male and female.