For its latest update, Momo executives decided to supplement the app's location-based dating service that matches people through swiping and messaging.

Now, the app offers a live-streaming function, catering to music lovers and even musicians themselves.

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The update allows users to watch their favorite musicians perform live, as well as giving them the ability to interact with the musicians.

Overseas dating scams and fraud are growing phenomenon, as ripe pickings and difficult law enforcement create an environment in which scammers can operate with little risk.

We find that Shenzhen, China is an active location for this type of scam.

'Her' name was Aleksandra and 'she' was young and pretty with a long, dark mane of hair and dark brown eyes.

A smitten Dave began to make plans, discussing travelling to Russia to see her — but he also had his doubts.

Unusually for someone her age, Aleksandra had no Facebook, Twitter or Instagram accounts.

But a situation in which intense feelings develop between people who have never met attracts unscrupulous con artists, who consider the taking of money from online victims to be their vocation.

In this article, we will discuss dating scams – how to recognize them; how to check for them and what to do if you find out you are a victim of a dating scam.

These victims would then be introduced to attractive investments packages that promised "returns of 10 to 50 times the amount invested".