They're in West Africa, Eastern Europe and it's very difficult for British law enforcement to take action against them in those jurisdictions,” Steve Profitt, Deputy Head of Action Fraud explains.And a lot of the time, you’re not just talking to one person behind each profile - you could be exchanging messages with a circle of fraudsters acting together, according to KIS Finance.
boasts it's "the best, largest and most effective tall dating site in the world."The ability to narrow the dating pool and select for certain traits or lifestyles appeals to people who know exactly what they want or have had trouble finding a partner who meshes with their particular way of life, physique or personality.
What if you're just a regular American girl looking for a good guy with nice manners and a cute accent that you can take home to mum?
Enter Ben and Rebecca Elman, the co-founders of Date British Guys.com, a site that matches American women with British men.
The ultimate Anglophile love story, the couple met while Rebecca was studying in England. A short time later, Ben migrated to America, and the two got married."We got married and we had a lot of matches at our wedding. And from that we kind of had this idea that we could start something where more people could meet," says Rebecca.
You can see your partner live (to make sure that she’s as beautiful as on her photos), have prolonged conversations and learn each other.