The Romance Scammer

The social side of the Internet can be a good and decent tool for the elderly living alone to feel “connected” in a meaningful way with the world outside their home. And for those looking for love online, beware of what may lurk between @ and .com — beware of the romance scammer.

The Society of Certified Senior Advisors (CSA) of which I’m a member, recently blogged about a good Christian man named Joseph and his blossoming online romance with a pink-cheeked English woman named Melanie. Spoiler alert: it doesn’t end well. This is a must read-and-share for anyone who cares about a retired or elderly person who may be “connecting” online.

Read the CSA blog on Romance Scammer »