The problem with adding a bank account to paypal is they will go into your account and mess it up very badly.I added my bank account to my paypal account and they went in and charged my account for the things I bought even though I had no money in there. I had to end up closing that account so now pre paid mastercards are what I use.The Federal Trade Commission says the online dating scam called “catfishing” — when someone online pretends to be something or someone they’re not — costs Americans millions of dollars.The full amount will never be known because many victims are too embarrassed to step forward.
And even if you think the relationship is legitimate, remember to never give out personal information to strangers, especially when it has to do with finances.Check your credit report for signs of identity theft. The term “catfishing” was coined after a group of filmmakers sought out a beautiful young woman involved in an online relationship with one of them.That woman turned out to be middle-aged, married and a mom. So, when a relative urged her to give online dating a try, she did. Connie G.’s small Southern town has a dating pool about the size of the average kitchen sink.