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However, if it happens a lot and you can tell that English isn’t the writer’s first language, it’s not nothing.
A study by Grammarly shows that just two mistakes means men are 14% less likely to get a response.
The scammer cannot afford it, but offers to drive to meet you (or take a plane or bus), and requests money to help pay for this.
After you send the money, you never hear from them again - or you receive ongoing excuses to delay the trip and more requests for money.
The pictures you were sent were most likely phony lifted from other websites.
We’re not all professional writers and editors, so a couple of grammar errors and spelling mistakes is nothing to freak out over.
Scammer is sick or has a sick parent or child, or is stuck in a country (Nigeria or Russia usually) and they need your help.
Their money, credit card, and ID has been lost or stolen and they have been arrested and need to pay a lawyer so they will be allowed to leave the country.
We’ve known for years about the privacy compromises you make when you sign up for an online dating site or app, as Rainey Reitman reported for the Electronic Frontier Foundation a few years ago.
For instance, your dating profile and photos can hang around on the company’s servers for years, even after you cancel your subscription.
None had protections to prevent or delay unauthorized decompiling; none had obfuscated their source code, which means hackers could access sensitive data; and one wasn’t even using secure communication, which would make it easy for hackers to intercept data being exchanged between the app and the server.