Also, mutual ‘likes’ are not required for direct messaging, so any user can drop you a line if they want. SC: Easy to use, and more importantly, messages are directed to your inbox and not to your device, so unwanted attention is relatively easy to ignore. SC: What I’ve always liked about OKCupid as a dating site is the fact that you are encouraged to investigate a person’s interests and enthusiasms before making a call on whether to ‘like’ or ‘favourite’ their profile. And Murphy’s Law almost always results in them ‘liking’ you in return and sending a barrage of messages to reinforce just how much they like you. SC: Just like other dating apps or websites, it’s fun to play around with and maybe get an ego boost, but as a method for finding a potential partner, it kinda sucks.
Dlodlo claimed to be caring for her mother in Durban.
App: Ok Cupid Name: Samantha Cook Age: 26 Occupation: Production manager ELLE: How does it work?
SC: It’s a very simple app to use – the navigation is user-friendly, and the Quickmatch function lets you filter matches based on photo, age and location.
A bogus agent named "Dennis" (Obafeni) contacted the victim on behalf of Dlodlo.
A bogus home affairs official named Thuletu Mtseke falsely informed the victim that R21 740 was needed to ensure Obafeni's safe travel to Dlodlo, with the trust money.
Let’s have that heart to heart before you even pay your fee – I like to put myself on the table first, and do not charge for an interview, in good faith!