Don't get me wrong, the vast majority of members of reputable dating sites (both paid and free) are I recently dodged a scam from a man I hadn't even met.
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They often work in groups and set up multiple ads / accounts on many large dating sites. Most often the scam is run by Russian males. The pictures of Russian