We strongly recommend, however, that if you think you’ve been victimized by a dating scam or any other online scam, file a complaint with our Internet Crime Complaint Center (

Before forwarding the complaints to the appropriate agencies, IC3 collates and analyzes the data—looking for common threads that could link complaints together and help identify the culprits. Here are some tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of an online dating scam.

There will be more hardships that only you can help alleviate with your financial gifts.

He may also send you checks to cash since he’s out of the country and can’t cash them himself, or he may ask you to forward him a package. You were targeted by criminals, probably based on personal information you uploaded on dating or social media sites.

Urban couples tend to get married later than rural couples. Kon wrote in the International Encyclopedia of Sexuality: “Because of the economic collapse, the institution of marriage is in a deep crisis.

In 1992, there were 20 percent to 30 percent fewer new marriages concluded in Russia than in 1990.

Service FAQ's Letter Writing Tips Some Good Advice Service Testimonials Tour Testimonials Interview Electronic Translators Auto Updates Customer Service Survey In this weekly installment of Johns International Dating Blog JOhn talks about Marriage Statistics, and the myths that guys hear and tend to believe about international marriges.

Marriage Statistics are very different between the US and other countires and John discusses this.It has traditionally been an economic contract between families with the groom’s family footing the costs for the wedding and the bride’s family providing a dowry.Among peasant families, marriage traditionally involved an exchange of goods, land rights and labor commitments.Victims were later sent a link to a website where those conversations were posted, along with photos, their phone numbers, and claims that they were “cheaters.” In order to have that information removed, victims were told they could make a payment—but there is no indication that the other side of the bargain was upheld.While the FBI and other federal partners work some of these cases—in particular those with a large number of victims or large dollar losses and/or those involving organized criminal groups—many are investigated by local and state authorities.For weeks, even months, you may chat back and forth with one another, forming a connection. But ultimately, it’s going to happen—your new-found “friend” is going to ask you for money.