But the site is forthright about the fact that it does not conduct background checks, Traub said.It also attempts to educate its subscribers by plastering the site with cautions like "don't wire money to anyone" and "once you go off-site, can no longer monitor the match," he said.
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These sites, along with dozens of other smaller ones, allow you to post a profile of yourself and view the profiles of others.
There is no attempt to verify the information someone posts -- something the sites are generally upfront about.
As CBS San Francisco reports, the 66-year-old woman met a man on Christian
She thought he was an Irishman working on a Scottish oil rig.
In some cases, legitimate romance blooms -- and the hope of that happening seems to fuel the booming memberships on these sites.