- Catphishing is the modern-day version of the sweetheart scam, where predators use online dating sites to hook unsuspecting victims
- Basically, it's when someone on a dating website pretends to be someone else and tricks potential suitors into sending them money.
- Consumer protection sites and online dating sites warn customers what to look for when exchanging Valentine's Day messages with potential matches.
MORE NEWS ABOUT SCAMMERS THESE DAYS.
Naughtiest online dating scams: Use protection this Valentines Day