Online dating spam
Our moderation team manually check photos and personal ads across the site and a built-in screening system helps identify suspicious accounts, remove them and prevent re-registration.
While we are confident that our measures ensure a high level of security, we urge members to maintain vigilance while dating online and report any suspicious profiles to safeguard other members.
Stay clear and report the member to Someone I have been messaging online has told be of a lucrative business idea, is this a scam?
Never send money to people who propose business ventures or suggest sending money to help get you rich, especially if the offer requires urgent action for a limited time only.
These stories are cleverly formulated to make the scammer rich.
Don’t trust them and report the member for inappropriate behaviour.
Relationships and trust naturally happen over time, beware of anyone rushed declarations of affection.
To make your dating experience as safe as possible, we’ve laid down simple and easy-to-follow advice on how to spot people who might not be as trustworthy as you think.
Requests for money or financial assistance are not acceptable.
You should never send money to anyone you meet online; just as you would never give money to someone you recently met in a pub or cafe.
You could risk your details being used for identity theft or money laundering which is a criminal offence.
Trust your instincts and ask yourself “is this person looking for a relationship, and are they interested in the person I am? The way they communicate and the sort of photos and information they use on their profile should help decipher if their interest is genuine.