If a lot of their profile says, “ask me,” or says very little at all, it’s probably a fake.
Read That Profile Another way to spot a fake is to really check out their profile.
Most fake profiles don’t take time to fill in all the sections, or have trouble with correct grammar, or even basic English.
There are services that can do background checks for you, if you feel the person is worth looking into further.
is one that can tell you if the person is who she says she is, and if she has a criminal history.
Especially, if someone flags them and has their account deleted, they have to create a whole new account.
Do report a fake profile to your online dating service, it’s at least a step in the right direction—you’ll be helping out by not letting the next guy or girl be faked out.
Too many women have fake profiles that are used for making money, i.e., directing men to paid porn sites or personal Web sites or just asking men outright for money.
Unless the online dating industry makes a push toward cleaning up their websites, men and women will continue to fall prey to fake profiles.
The unfortunate truth is that the paid singles don’t know who is free and who is not.
Verified, Schmerified Beware of the “verified” profiles that some sites tout.
they’ll tell you everything you want to hear, but at a price.