It's hard enough trying to decide if the person on the other end of the connection is someone you want to date, let alone determine if they are real.
That's exactly why the FBI has launched "Operation Romeo and Juliet." To stop lonely love-seekers from sweetheart scams that lead to nothing but heartbreak and significant financial losses.
"The story was getting more and more bizarre," she says.
"But I hung on and kept communicating because I wanted to see the end of the movie." The ending came as no surprise to experts on romance scams.
Then, the scammer starts preying on a victim's love and trust to bleed bank accounts dry.
You send her a message, and she responds, saying she wants to get to know you! But behind the guise of that sweet-sounding woman may actually be a man — a cybercriminal who only wants to get your phone number to scam you.
However, there are some people out there who use the internet to take advantage of others for personal gain.
Let's give you an insight into what we're doing to keep you safe online.
Morrison's erstwhile Romeo claimed he needed her to "lend" him ,000 to deal with one of the many crises he had fabricated.
"He said he was going to pay me back double," she laughs.