Assessing a match's truthfulness and honesty is ultimately your responsibility.
Don't ignore any facts that seem inconsistent or "off." Trust your instincts and remember that you have control over the situation.
However, even with our hard work, we also need your help!
Please feel free to report any suspicious activity or member to us the moment you find any.
Not only does one report after another highlight how many people are being duped by scammers every year, but we’ve had many members of Stitch tell us their stories about how they’ve lost money themselves.
My favourite story is that of Maria*, one of our members lost close to ,000 to a scammer from Ghana.
Unfortunately, no matter how vigilant we are there will always be a small number of instances where someone makes their way onto the site, even for a short time, with disingenuous intentions.
She wanted me to truly understand how the scammers worked.Dating services have been around for decades, but it's only been in the past 6 or 7 years that they've really taken off online.Here are a few tips we've cobbled together that should help you safely navigate what is, for many, new online terrain.When it comes to online safety and dating sites, we like to think we know what we’re talking about.Stitch is the only companionship site in the world that insists on identity verification for its members, and we do a lot of things behind the scenes to ensure that Stitch is free of scammers and fraudsters that most dating sites simply don’t do.