To message dating sites
The answer to that may seem obvious, but just in case it isn’t let me say: writing a great first message in online dating is critical to success or failure in your dating life.
I’ve been asked to support a charity from a member I don’t know very well, is this a scam?
You could risk your details being used for identity theft or money laundering which is a criminal offence.
Trust your instincts and ask yourself “is this person looking for a relationship, and are they interested in the person I am? The way they communicate and the sort of photos and information they use on their profile should help decipher if their interest is genuine.
Requests for money or financial assistance are not acceptable.
You should never send money to anyone you meet online; just as you would never give money to someone you recently met in a pub or cafe.