That's exactly what happened to the four women and one man whose stories are shared here.

Not everyone using online dating sites is looking for love. As if all that isn’t bad enough, romance scammers are now involving their victims in online bank fraud.

Scammers create fake online profiles using photos of other people — even stolen pictures of real military personnel. And they tug at your heartstrings with made-up stories about how they need money — for emergencies, hospital bills, or travel. Here’s how it works: The scammers set up dating profiles to meet potential victims.

But thanks to one very in-depth Skype date with Zara Wong, Gomez gave us insight to who she really is for our September issue cover story.

Here are three things we learned about the multi-hyphenate stunner’s dating life that we didn’t know before reading the full story: 1.

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