Identity theft is no laughing matter — prevention involves knowing what measures to take and putting those measures into action.
How to Handle Unauthorized Credit Card Charges: Unauthorized credit card charges can be handled in two ways — here’s the right way.
(Realize, of course, that the “recent” picture they send may not truly be recent — or it may not even be a picture of your “date.”) Also, protect yourself from people who might be emotionally unstable.
Until you get to know your date better, conceal your personal information, agree to meet only in public and always let a friend know where you will be.
An unpleasant surprise can often feel like — or be — a scam. If something sounds wrong — like a lawyer who says he’s 35 years old but has 25 years of professional experience — start asking questions.