By learning where they work you can check if what they said about their profession is true.Also do a search on the person’s email address and phone number.
If the person is a habitual scammer, your search may yield posts from former victims try to blow his or her cover.
If you don’t know your date’s last name — or even if you do — Spira recommends pasting their profile picture into a reverse image search. Spira suggests talking on the phone before meeting in person.
And don’t let him or her pick you up at home or work.
If you drive, park in a high-trafficked, well-lit space. Inform a few close friends or family members about your date plans.
But more important, realize that online dating poses some risks.