One out of five singles who meet online will unknowingly be contacted by internet scammers who specifically target dating and social media web sites. Despite all the warnings and telltale signs, men and women blinded by love still lose over $100,000 a day. This is the first in-depth look at how these scams operate and what to look for written by Marcia Zwilling, the owner of a popular singles site featured on the Oprah Winfrey show. Complete with emails, profiles, and photographs, this essential guide will help educate anyone wanting to safely use a singles or social media web site. "Being on the administrative side of a singles site for the past decade has given me the unique opportunity to study Internet love scams and to understand exactly how they operate. Once you know what to look for, you can find a successful relationship through online dating. “LUV Scams: Happily Never After” is an indispensable tool for anyone using Facebook or a singles web site.
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Marcia Zwilling has worked in the entertainment industry for 25 years starting as a songwriter for United Artists Music, where her songs were covered by Patty Loveless and Bonnie Raitt. Realizing her love for writing, Marcia moved into television where she ran Steve Martin’s production company, 40 Share Productions. With Martin, she developed two series for CBS and was responsible for securing writers, and supervising production from script development through post production. She later became Vice President of Current Programming at Lorimar Studios. In 2000, she moved to Austin, Texas to focus on writing, and received a Bachelors Degree in English from St. Edward's University. While in Austin, she founded a group of websites called the Equestrian-Network featuring EquestrianSingles.com which became an instant success. Marcia was a featured guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show and her websites have been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, The Today Show and CNBC. It is her hope that she can share her experience in "Luv Scams: Happily Never After" to help protect and educate everyone using a dating or social media website.
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Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 140 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.32 inches. This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # zk1475280882