Naturally, there are indeed some handsome men out there looking for dates, but if you get a flirtatious message from a guy whose profile photo is beyond cute, don't rush in until you assess things a bit.
Another type of photo to beware of is one that just plain doesn't look 'right' for your culture.
Another Pro: "Since she's arrived here, she's already been asked out by 10 different people," leading to a solid Roots gag.
Spears even lands an "It's Britney, bitch" joke before departing.
In recent years, the con artists have figured out this can tip people off, so it happens less often now.
Women targeting men: Female con artists who target men can appear very enticing if they claim to be from another country - the more exotic, the better.
If you live in the United States and you get a message from some guy who just doesn't dress like guys do here (I saw one of a middle-aged man in white pedal pushers and a red-striped T-shirt, on a sailboat), check him out further before moving on.