One simple rule you need to remember is, if it seems to good to be true, it probably is.

With sites like Facebook for example, it is pretty easy to obtain a few lifelike images opposed to the airbrushed model photos that have often been used in the past. If you suspect the person you are speaking with is a con artist, research their screen name, email address and phone number.

Online dating sites are the primary target and none of them are immune. People asking for your address to send you stuff are up to no good. You may or may not find anything but it is worth a try.

Needing money to return to the US or UK for example, or a story of a ill relative that needs money for medical help.

Other targets for dating scams and fake profiles are late middle aged women.

A POF login username and password is required to sign in on and meet singles for dating!

You can register a Plenty Of Fish login you can do so at no cost. There are some things you need to do before you get a login. Using your login will allow you to search for men and women all around the world for love and relationships.Unlike a lot of dating sites, you can not sign in to POF using your Facebook account.You will need to create your login the old fashioned way using your email address and selecting a user name.Fake profiles can be found on POF, Match, Meet Me, Okcupid, Mingle2 and just about any other dating site you can imagine. With phone numbers, scammers often use VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) numbers.Some sites are better at weeding them out than others. So they may appear local but are really in a different location.We continue to identify technical compliance solutions that will provide all readers with our award-winning journalism.