Alongside Naked Security Lisa has written for CIO Mag, Computer World, PC Mag, IT Expert Voice, Software Quality Connection, Time, and the US and British editions of HP's Input/Output.
As my brother was staying with me at the beginning of my stay, I couldn’t really do any serious searching for a little Latin lover.
We’ve got tips for staying safe when you use online dating sites.
One thing to keep in mind, as Action Fraud and the City of London Police have warned in their Urban Fraud Myths campaign, is that most online dating sites don’t vet the people who sign up.
Because she followed her own smitten heart, she wound up spending 2.5 years in an Argentinian jail for unwittingly attempting to smuggle cocaine sewn into the lining of a suitcase at her “lover’s” request.
Now for the tale of a victim who didn’t have a savvy fiancé to save her.
One such was the rapist who was jailed for life after sexually attacking 7 women he met on the dating site. Armstrong found out too late, people you meet online aren’t always who they say they are.
Okay, I’ve only ever mustered up enough effort to set up an online dating profile this one time as an experiment with Clém, one which survived less than 24 hours, but I thought that she would be perfect for this new little trial.There was always some reason why he wouldn’t hop on Skype, Ms. He said he was a civil engineer, and he promised her a job working at his side.He’d secured a very lucrative contract for a job, he said, but he needed somebody trustworthy to bring it to fruition.If she had, she would have spotted what customs agents at the airport managed to find: three plastic packages, as long as the suitcase, full of white powder. She was found guilty and sentenced to 4 years and 10 months. As far as she’s concerned, it could have been much worse: If I had made it to London and the authorities hadn’t got to me, I may not even be here.The all-women prison she was in was full of some 60-70 women who’d also been arrested as drug mules, some of whom had fallen for the same type of scam as Ms. Her sentence was reduced on appeal, with the court acknowledging that she’d been scammed. After they received that suitcase they would have slit my throat and left me on some street.