Dating sites for phone sex

No longer do we see tabloid headlines screaming ‘meet the couple who found love ON THE INTERNET!

’ For Britain’s 16 million singles, looking for love online is the norm.

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It was only when her money transfer was blocked due to a security alert around the man’s name that she realised something was wrong.

Not long after, Jane discovered an ex-colleague nearby had been scammed by the same man at the same time and she’d had a very lucky escape.

She presents herself as a student, also with a degree and no interest in politics.

She is 5’6”, has never been married, and has long brown hair and blue eyes.

Photos used are often selfies of her wearing skimpy vest tops showing lots of cleavage.

Jane*, a middle-aged woman from Warwickshire, had a lucky escape a few years ago when she very nearly handed over a sizeable sum of money to an online scammer who did in fact claim to be an engineer.

After reporting the profile to the dating site, stop all contact and get in touch with Action Fraud on 03.

But it’s a thorny issue - and one that must be tackled, as more and more of us turn to the online dating.

Around 7.8 million UK adults used online dating sites in 2016, up from just 100,000 in 2000.

But just as dating app users are at an all-time high, so is the number of people becoming victims of online dating fraud.

Studies have suggested that anything between 35 and 50 per cent of all couples in the UK, now meet via the web.