He soon met someone else on the dating site that promised to help him find his money.
In return, he gave her close to 2 million pesos (US$42,400) to hire a private detective. According to the Philippine National Police (PNP) Anti-Cybercrime Group, Mr Burke’s case is just one of hundreds of cases that happen each year.
The World Weekly talks to the CEO of Clocked, an award-winning new app, about third-wave dating.
I n April this year, Match.com, the world’s first online dating site and still one of its most popular, celebrated its 20th birthday.
The anniversary prompted a flurry of stories about how online dating has moved from the stigmatised edge of western culture to general acceptance, at least among those younger than 40.