Safety tips for internet dating sites

If you suspect a member to be underage, please ask for a photo ID, or report such members to Customer Support, and we will verify their age for you.

Sex opportunists are Sugar Daddies or Sugar Mommas who promise to give you the world, but their only goal is to have sex with you, and not to form a solid arrangement.

Here are some tips to avoid being taken advantage of by a financial opportunist: Disclaimer: An arrangement is not an escort service.

Seeking Arrangement in no way, shape or form supports escorts or prostitutes using our website for personal gain.

If you encounter a scammer, immediately report the user to both the dating service and the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center.

Doug Shadel is a former fraud investigator and the head of AARP's Fraud Watch Network.

Typically, the company is not responsible for vetting users' identities, or for what those users say or do.

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Having an arrangement with a minor is considered illegal.

David Dudley is a features editor at AARP The Magazine.

This article originally appeared in the June/July 2015 issue of AARP The Magazine.

"Anyone who has images posted anywhere on the Internet can be a photo victim," says Barbara Sluppick of

Some oft-used images might be linked to hundreds of scam attempts.

Safety tips for internet dating sites