I remember a story of American author O'Henry about the legendary scammer Jeff Peters who practiced his skills in matrimonial industry long before the Internet (I read it in grade 6 - of course, in translation to Russian).To refresh your memory, him and his loyal friend Andy Takers decided to organize a low risk venture by placing an ad at a newspaper for singles: "Wealthy nice widow is looking for an honest kind man who will take a good care of her and her capitals. Single women can’t even sign up for the site; they’ve got to go through a completely different application process to confirm they do live in Russia, and also have their profiles and emails monitored to make sure the ladies aren’t trying to circumvent the system or scam the paying male members.
Here's six points to consider as you're narrowing down your shortlist.
Together, we walked into the kitchen and hovered over the skillet like we were peering into a crystal ball.
Looking into my future, I saw me eating a lot of take away.
But now it became a long list of names of individual scammers!
After reading the horror stories of this page many men say they feel frustrated with the whole thing. As a volunteer editor of this little forum, I can say that nothing can be further from the truth.