“Swindlers Target Older Women on Dating Websites”

An alarming, sad story — and a solid warning for all of us who use or think about using dating websites:

Older people are ideal targets because they often have ample savings, own their homes and may be lonely and susceptible to being deceived.

Source: Swindlers Target Older Women on Dating Websites – The New York Times

It does occur to me, though, that all sorts of people at all sorts of ages can be conned by the promise of love. So although Elizabeth Olson’s NYT article focuses on “older woman,” I think anyone could learn something here.

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