Ask any of our members and they’ll tell you this extra focus on safety creates an environment that’s really not like anything they’ve found anywhere else.
But it also means we get some extraordinary insights into the sorts of things that scammers, fakes and fraudsters will try to do to get money (or worse) from their intended victims.
When it comes to online safety and dating sites, we like to think we know what we’re talking about.
Stitch is the only companionship site in the world that insists on identity verification for its members, and we do a lot of things behind the scenes to ensure that Stitch is free of scammers and fraudsters that most dating sites simply don’t do.
You will then be requested to send a large amount of money for treatment and promises that you will be paid back ASAP.
It's a scam, don't send a cent, cease contact and report the scammer.
However, as in everything on the internet, online dating is not without its risks – and the dangers of online dating don’t come in the form of just meeting up a psychopath for a date (or worse, end up marrying them).
In romance scams, fraudsters create fake accounts, or “avatars”.
I blocked her on social media.” These steps to slow down her attempts only seemed to maker her more determined for some sort of relationship.
She met me for coffee not long after joining Stitch and showed me a 90-page dossier she had prepared for me.
She wanted me to truly understand how the scammers worked.
In some cases, criminals don’t even bother creating fake accounts.
They simply create accounts for themselves and follow the same guidelines (in most cases, the fraudsters themselves come from poor countries, so they fit that story as well).