A member needs money to help a family member, is this a scam?
Never send money to other members; however desperate the situation may seem.
Relationships and trust naturally happen over time, beware of anyone rushed declarations of affection.
Use messenger for all initial contact and never disclose personal contact information without feeling completely comfortable to.
Do not trust anyone behaving this way and report the member to to safeguard further members.
I’ve been asked to support a charity from a member I don’t know very well, is this a scam?
At Match we want to ensure that you have a safe, friendly experience on the site.
Remember that on Match you you are fully in control of your search and can choose to take things at your own pace.
No matter how earnest or tempting the offer, never send money or financial information to anyone claiming to have a business idea you can cash in on.
Our moderation team manually check photos and personal ads across the site and a built-in screening system helps identify suspicious accounts, remove them and prevent re-registration.
While we are confident that our measures ensure a high level of security, we urge members to maintain vigilance while dating online and report any suspicious profiles to safeguard other members.
We encourage all members to report any behaviour they deem inappropriate.
Behaviour we urge all members to report include: I’ve met someone online and say they need travel expenses to visit me, is this a scam?