For all those on dating sites (especially women) be aware. ” In 2016 relationship scams were the second-most costly form of internet fraud (after wire fraud), netting scammers almost $220 million. ”The FBI warns that the most common targets of dating scams are “women over 40, who are divorced, widowed, and/or disabled”. One woman, who I had trouble feeling sorry for, became a force in bringing one con man to justice. This was a long article but it was one of the few that I read in entirety because it was so interesting.