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You see, after months of dabbling with online dating in Italy, I’ve decided that if love is going to be found here, then it’s more likely to be found in a traditional way. I must admit that for a split second, I was tempted to accept.But despite all his confidence and charm, he admitted he found the concept unusual and that Italians were more used to meeting people offline, usually by being introduced by a friend.
Nancy*, a 47-year-old single mother from North Yorkshire was conned out of over £350,000 that way: “I wasn't comfortable, and then I got so far in I couldn't get myself out, and I didn't want to walk away having lost £50,000 or what-have-you, so you keep going in the hope that you're wrong and this person is genuine,” she explained to the BBC.My first date was with Elvio, a sassy, floppy-haired graphic designer who played in a band.We met on a warm evening in June at a stylish bar set in the courtyard of a Rome villa. It’s become known as the fast-moving app for fast-moving singles, mostly looking for fast-love. I first tried Tinder – the no-nonsense app whereby you quickly browse photos and swipe to the right if you like the look of someone and to the left if you don’t – last summer.When it comes to finding love here, she says "anything can happen" and that guys are "much more likely to pick you up directly"."They might just want a one-night stand or want to marry you.But just as dating app users are at an all-time high, so is the number of people becoming victims of online dating fraud.A new report by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has found that last year, singles were conned out of £39 million by fraudsters they’d met on dating sites and apps.When I lived in London, I went out with dozens of girls I met online, some of whom I’m still friends with.“Maybe I’ve been looking in the wrong places, but online dating hasn’t really caught on here." But then, in a country where every social interaction can turn into a flirt, perhaps the answer is to put your phone away and start up a conversation with the person next to you.