Although some of these scams are certainly predictable, others are less so (especially the third and fourth scams).

Naturally, we offer tips to help you protect yourself from these online dating scams.

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Here are the four most common dating scams and what you can do to avoid them.

Just like face-to-face dating, singles online try to put their best foot forward.

But online dates have the advantage of hiding behind a computer, making them seem a whole lot “dreamier” than they really are.