You could risk your details being used for identity theft or money laundering which is a criminal offence.
Trust your instincts and ask yourself “is this person looking for a relationship, and are they interested in the person I am? The way they communicate and the sort of photos and information they use on their profile should help decipher if their interest is genuine.
We encourage all members to report any behaviour they deem inappropriate.
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?
The approach that members take to get to know you will always vary.
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”.
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?