As a rule of thumb, if something seems too good to be true, it probably is.
So when I matched with a 10/10 on Tinder the other day I was immediately wary.
She (or probably he) sparked up the chat with an opener about how blue my eyes are.
We talked and it was actually pretty convincing *embarrassed monkey-face emoji* until this "American girl" started writing in broken English. "Yes yes me like you," she said, followed by, "Getting off Tinder now, chat to me here." A link appeared to a suspect website. I panicked, blocked the account, ran outside and pretended it never happened.
What I should have done is trolled the scammer to high-heaven like this guy.
He was minding his own business when he got a message from a "Sandra Jones" on Facebook Messenger:
And he chose to toy with the scammer big time:
By killing her softly with Adele lyrics:
It took a while for the scammer to catch on:
But then the penny finally dropped:
And boy was there anger when she knew she'd been played at her own game!