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While online dating may seem to be the easiest way to find a relationship it can be dangerous and there are some additional precautions one needs to takeDue to the anonymity of online dating criminals have an easier time committing feloniesOne of the risks of online dating is being robbed Debbie Best a victim of an online dating scam received a message from her boyfriend saying he needed 5000 dollars to get out of a country At first she refused saying she needed that money for her kids but after persistence on Johns part she gave him the money Hicken In this instance John not only negatively impacted Debbies life but he also took away money her children needed Moreover identity theft is another potential consequence that harms more than just the person being scammed An English actress had her information used on an online dating site The actress Karen Bartke stated I really object to someone taking advantage with people like that using my photo It would be upsetting if someone used your information online and gave you a negative reputation While both of these outcomes are undesirable the irreversible outcome has also occurred to online daters Mary Beckmen broke up with her online boyfriend and came home to find him in her garage She received multiple stab wounds but fortunately was able to make it out alive Her ex boyfriend Ridley got away and did the same thing to his next online match and succeeded Hoffman Online dating causes people to be less careful about who they are datingWhile murder and fraud are both real consequences of online dating these situations can be avoided if one recognizes warning signals and takes precautions One of the most common signs of fraud is claiming to be overseas In the case of Mrs Romano her online love interest identified himself as a decorated soldier based in Kabul Afghanistan Dubreuil Jim Gerry Wagschal and Rena Lafaille
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