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They are relentless marketers, as this is a job for them.
Unless the online dating industry makes a push toward cleaning up their websites, men and women will continue to fall prey to fake profiles.
You Get What You Pay For It seems the “free” membership sites tend to be the ones most likely to have more fake profiles on them.
Fortunately, there are free sites where you can meet your lobster and not break the bank.
All of the sites listed here are free to browse, to set up a profile, and to communicate with others via message or email -- whether you initiate the contact or the other person does.
Put on your battle gear because dating has become a minefield strewn with fakes ready to blow up in your face …