However, in all cases it is worth asking yourself, “Is this person looking for a relationship, and are they interested in the person I am”.
Match’s dedicated Customer Care team works hard to ensure that unwanted accounts are removed from the site.
Our moderation team manually check photos and personal ads across the site and a built-in screening system helps identify suspicious accounts, remove them and prevent re-registration.
They may have arranged to visit you, but need money to pay for the flight or visa.
They may tell you everything has been booked but their ticket has been stolen, and you need to send money quickly to get them on the next flight.
It can be embarrassing to feel tricked into thinking you’ve formed a relationship online, but if you tell us we can take a report in confidence.
At Match we want to ensure that you have a safe, friendly experience on the site.
There are many reputable charity websites which are completely safe to transfer money to, however charities do not solicit donations through dating websites and so if you do not know the person well and they are asking for money, chances are they are working on a scam.
Stay clear and report the member to Someone I have been messaging online has told be of a lucrative business idea, is this a scam?
Behaviour we urge all members to report include: I’ve met someone online and say they need travel expenses to visit me, is this a scam?