By then, Morrison knew she was dealing with a scammer.
You'll likely become bombarded with dating-related emails.
There are no statistics saying just how common scammers are on dating sites.
But individuals who frequent them say scams are pervasive. Match.com, for instance, includes a disclaimer at the bottom of every onsite email between members, warning not to send money or provide credit card information to anyone you've met on the site.
How can you give them a number for them to text and call you at without giving out your real number. You can obtain a Google Voice phone number for free and then have it route calls and texts to your real cell phone number.
The person on the other end only see's your Google voice number (if you've set things up correctly).
This could present a problem if a criminal finds out your home address and is then able to tell if you are there or not by looking at your current location information on the dating site.