Author: John Dilley

How Expensive Are Catfishing Scams? See Where Your State Ranks.

Pretending to be someone you’re not to dupe people out of money is a scam as old as time. But throwing love and the internet into the mix created a scam all its own known as “catfishing.” What is catfishing? Catfishing refers to setting up a fake online profile to target people through dating apps/social media in the hopes of eventually gaining their trust and asking for money. With social media and online dating apps, scammers have more access to potential victims than ever before. The scammers who catfish use these platforms to find the easiest targets and the...

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