Internet dating and scam
Always use reputable websites, but assume that con artists are trolling even the most reputable dating and social media sites.
Online peer-to-peer, or P2P, payment systems let you send money to people quickly.
But with an Internet crime like this, it’s much more difficult.”As for the Texas woman, she came forward “because I don’t want this to happen to anybody else.
I not only invested money in this man but there is a big, huge piece of my heart that I invested in him,” she said.
“When someone is using a computer to hide behind, the hardest thing to find out is who they are.
You can be anywhere in the world and victimize people,” she said.
The use of these services is a growing trend—I just read an article that estimates there will be more than 0 billion in peer-to-peer payments in the U. If you use a peer-to-peer payment system, here are some tips to keep in mind.