Consider your voyage onto a dating site like a walk around your favorite city.
Both of these percentages are lower than the average online dating fraud last year.
While we were tempted to attribute the data to scammers easing up on their business to meet partners in offline setting, the actual cause is online dating scammers being crowded out by a surge in legitimate dating prospects during the Valentine's Day holiday season, said iovation Director of Marketing Connie Gougler told
Fraudulent online dating transactions made up just 1.23 percent of all online dating transactions in February last year, noted mobile security and fraud prevention firm iovation.
And on Valentine's Day 2015, fraudulent online dating transactions made up a similar percentage of all online dating transactions (1.26 percent).
Sometimes, and very rarely the motive will just be boredom or confidence issues.