Scammers typically create fake online profiles designed to lure you in, another persons name or completely fiction.
Dating and romance scammers will express strong emotions for you in a relatively short period of time, a few days or weeks from when you started talking to them.
Don't give anyone money, no matter just how convincing they are as this is a big sign of a fake.
Fraudsters and fakes will want to rush things and will make the first move which is often really unexpected.
Don't share personal details with anyone, this includes your email address and bank details.
Check to make sure that the profile is real by looking for non-professional photos, professional photos should be a red flag and normally apply to fake profiles.
Always report fake profiles, them that are reported are often blocked or removed from the site involved.