Well, your profile or your photo may be vulnerable to scammers as they may use your image to lure women to some other dating and romance websites.
According to the Federal Trade Commission, identities of about 23,000 Americans consisting of profile, photos are stolen each day and during the year 2006, about 30 million Americans were victims of some type of an internet fraud.
For weeks, even months, you may chat back and forth with one another, forming a connection. But ultimately, it’s going to happen—your new-found “friend” is going to ask you for money.
They may hack websites searching for credit card numbers or post false profiles with stolen photographs on sites such as Meetic.com, friendfinder.com, etc.
There will be more hardships that only you can help alleviate with your financial gifts.
He may also send you checks to cash since he’s out of the country and can’t cash them himself, or he may ask you to forward him a package. You were targeted by criminals, probably based on personal information you uploaded on dating or social media sites.
A romance scam is a confidence trick involving feigning romantic intentions towards a victim, gaining their affection, and then using that goodwill to commit fraud.
Fraudulent acts may involve access to the victim's money, bank accounts, credit cards, passports, e-mail accounts, or national identification numbers; or forcing the victims to commit financial fraud on their behalf.