And then she posted the whole chat on Imgur for everyone else to have a good laugh and raise awareness of the scam.
hristopher Russell owned a small bar in Chesapeake Beach, Maryland, but, like a lot people these days, figured he had better odds hooking up online.
When he saw an ad for the dating site Ashley Madison, which boasted 36 million members and the tagline, "Life is short, have an affair," he decided to check it out. Everyday, he received more of these come-ons — until he finally said, "Fuck it." "I'm like, ' Hey, all these women want to talk with me,'" he recalls. As anyone who's dated online knows, this is not entirely unusual. "I just figured they're not interested anymore," Russell says.One includes the scammer telling the victim that they don't have enough annual leave left to come and visit them but that they can buy some from their employer.This costs around £250 a day, so 10 days will cost £2,500.In July, the average payout was as high as £10,882.With one in four British adults using a dating website at some point in their life, according to Which?