Dateline internet dating scams
A romance scam, dating scam or catfishing is a swindle where someone tries to lure another into giving them money through a dating site, email romance, or otherwise dating-related contact.
If you are concerned that you are currently being scammed, please check the Signs of a Dating Scam, first.
With sleazy usernames and personal descriptions, their profiles are generally easy to identify.
When major news breaks, we go to the scene, putting the pieces together to bring you the full picture.
And in every story we tell, we help the real people who lived the events share their journeys with you.
On the air since 1992, Dateline is the longest-running prime-time program on NBC.
Rather than just reading news reports, as most news shows do, the reporters for this show research their subjects and interview the people closely involved to create an informative work of investigative journalism.
Lately, Dateline has become a poor copy of 20/20, Sixty Minutes, and 48 Hours with hours spent on covering crime such as murders and scams.