For more information, click on the video below to the U. Federal Trade Commission's advice to avoid online romance scams, also available here: https://onguardonline.gov/articles/0004-online-dating-scams.
Protect Your Personal Information Never give personal information, such as: your social security number, credit card number or bank information, or your work or home address to people you don’t know or haven’t met in person.
Other sites have your data, too, including sites like Flickr, dating sites, blogs, support forums, Amazon, e Bay, etc.
There are also old social media sites you might not use anymore, like My Space.
He or she may have a profile you can read or a picture that is e-mailed to you.
There will be more hardships that only you can help alleviate with your financial gifts.
Whether you have signed in lately or not, your old My Space could be lurking out there….
…e way millennials are viewing their identities, as well as how they view the people and businesses they interact with.
Finance: Protect Your Finances & Never Send Money or Financial Information Never respond to any request to send money, especially overseas or by wire transfer, and report it to us immediately – even if the person claims to be in an emergency.
Wiring money is like sending cash: the sender has no protections against loss and it’s nearly impossible to reverse the transaction or trace the money.