Online dating scams: how to spot fraudsters and protect yourself

Sinead Moore
online love concept with colored button on computer keyboard
online love concept with colored button on computer keyboard

With one of the highest divorce rates in the EU, finding and maintaining love is getting even more challenging for Brits - which explains why 6 million of us are taking to dating websites in search of their perfect partner.

But there are risks in online dating, as the tale of one woman who lost £19,000 falling victim to scammers reveals. %VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%