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Episode 20

Episode #20: Online Dating Safety: Protecting Your Heart and Wallet with Jane Mason

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Do you or someone you know ever dabbled in the world of online dating, hoping to find love or companionship? In a digital age where connection seems just a swipe away, the risks associated with online dating have increased significantly. This episode dives deep into the world of online dating, scams, and how you can safeguard yourself or your loved ones from heartbreak and financial loss.

Kelly and Doug welcome Jane Mason, a former FBI Special Agent who brings her extensive knowledge of criminal psychology and fraud investigations into the realm of online dating. They uncover the truth about common romance scams, warning signs to look out for, and share essential tips to protect yourself and those close to you. While exploring the world of online dating, the conversation takes a profound turn, covering critical topics such as personal information safety, drink spiking, and the power of self-prioritization. Jane’s insights provide invaluable guidance for anyone entering the online dating landscape.

You’ll learn:

  • How to safeguard your personal information when venturing into the world of online dating.
  • How to code words for discreetly asking for help during in-person meetings.
  • Recognizing the telltale signs of drink spiking and the immediate actions to take for your safety.
  • The art of projecting a strong, confident presence to reduce the likelihood of becoming a target.
  • The psychology behind online scams and catfishing.
  • Conducting comprehensive research before engaging with potential dates.
  • The potential future of dating apps and how regulation may affect their operation.
  • The interplay of behavior in the dating world and how to focus on these behaviors to ensure safety.
  • Common online dating scams and red flags to watch out for.

Jane Mason is a former FBI Special Agent with a wealth of experience in criminal psychology and fraud investigations. Throughout her career, she has dedicated herself to unraveling complex cases and understanding the motivations behind criminals’ actions. Her unique insights have been instrumental in numerous cases, and she is known for her contributions to the field of criminal justice.  She has received recognition for her work in the FBI and her contributions to public awareness of safety and fraud prevention in various online platforms. Her upcoming “Dating Safety Bootcamp” showcases her commitment to helping individuals navigate the world of online dating safely and confidently. Jane’s expertise, career accomplishments, and dedication to educating the public make her a trusted source in the realm of online safety and security.

Connect with Jane:

Website: https://www.janexfbi.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/janexfbi/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/janexfbi

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/janexfbi/

Connect with Doug and Kelly: 

Follow The Diamond Arrow Group on Instagram and Facebook, and Kelly Sayre on LinkedIn and Twitter.

You can find Doug at @texasspydad, or on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Check Kelly’s new book Sharp Women that guides you through embracing your best self-defense weapon – your intuition.     

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