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Skype and internet dating scams

The scammers choose chat rooms and dating sites because the person in love offers the chance of the biggest payoffs.

Connie G.'s small Southern town has a dating pool about the size of the average kitchen sink.

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Identity theft is no laughing matter — prevention involves knowing what measures to take and putting those measures into action.

The scammers start by stealing a photo from an internet site.

They prefer to use images of white people capitalising on stereotypes and perceptions.

The Nigerian dating scams target the lonely and vulnerable.

The most common comment of victims who think they have found the love of their life is "I can't believe I was so stupid!

The Federal Trade Commission says the online dating scam called "catfishing" -- when someone online pretends to be something or someone they're not -- costs Americans millions of dollars.