In 2014, the dating services industry pulled in just over billion in revenue, which adds up to a 4.8% increase since 2009.
Despite there being such a wide variety of dating sites out there, one still manages to outshine the competition.
The convenience of online dating has exploded its popularity in recent years.
Aside from fudging their profiles a little, some scammers take things even further by creating a fake identity for themselves entirely.
All those incidents add up to a pretty penny that victims are getting fleeced out of.
Online dating scams involving the exchange of money or property cost victims more than million in 2011 alone.
is the top-rated dating site worldwide, with 1.9 million registered users as of 2013.
If you're signing up for multiple dating sites, it can take a decent bite out of your wallet.