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Dating Fraud

May 2, 2014 0 Comments


How Internet Dating Fraud is Solved By Private Investigators

Internet dating has brought in dating convenience, especially with modern lifestyles which can get really busy for people to have the time to keep up with offline dating demands. Apart from the time convenience that online dating offers, it also breaks geographical barriers that offline dating usually comes with. It makes it possible for singles from all parts of the world to come together and venture into meaningful relationships.

Unfortunately, not all singles joining online dating sites have the intention of finding true love. Some join these sites for financial gains while others join out of boredom to get some excitement into their lives while others are simply cruel and want to toy with the feelings of desperate serious singles. This has increased the number of singles who have been victims of online dating fraud, leaving them devastated both financially and emotionally. Even though the telltale signs are usually there, the singles are too desperate to take them into consideration and hence end up becoming victims.

What to look out for

When entering into internet dating, your safety relies largely on you. It is quite helpful to enter into this kind of dating with an open mind that anything could happen. Here are some of the signs that can tell you the other person is not being very genuine in the relationship or that you are in an online dating scam.

  • The other person online keeps asking for your personal information, gifts and money.
  • He or she expresses unnaturally strong emotions in the early stages of the relationship.
  • S/he claims to be from the country you are from and yet they always seem to be busy on business or on holidays.
  • They arrange meetings only to cancel them without any good reason.
  • They post classy profile pictures that look too good to be true.

How investigators can help

Private investigators can luckily help you in resolving your internet dating issues or suspicions. They have their own way of finding out every kind of information on given individuals. They use different information sources to find out who the other person really is and whether they are being completely honest about themselves. If you are suspicious of an online single you are dating, you can hire the services of a private investigator to verify the information.

Through information sources and databases, the private investigators can unveil the person behind the online profile to get you what you need to know. With the information from your investigator, you can be saved from dating scams or given the green light to continue with the relationship in case the other person is really who he says he is. The services can be very helpful for those with serious intentions with their internet dating. They will save you from wasting too much of your time on a meaningless relationship or even save you from incurring financial losses and putting your safety at risk.

Internet dating scams are real, but with the help of an investigator and taking precautions when joining sites and choosing singles, you can finally make sure that your every effort pays off in the end.

Indonesia Private Investigation Agency  (IPIA) along with our sister agency  Bali Eye Private Investigation Agency  (BEPIA) are  fully registered Private Investigation Agencies offering private detective and private investigator services to the Private and Business sectors throughout Indonesia and South East Asia.


About the Author:

BEPIA's Indonesian Director of Investigations has worked on and directed over 400 cases. She has a Diploma (with distinction) in Private Investigation from the UK, and an Australian Government accredited certificate in Investigative Services.