In some of the other incidents the victims have also been physically assaulted.
"We have been able to link several of the cases together based on just the motive and the descriptions of the suspects that have been involved in these," Heinline explained.
Finding love is part willingness and part geography: You can only be so determined to have a happily ever after; your zip code has to meet you halfway.
The excitement of meeting and connecting with someone new is something most of us can relate to.
But with all the possibilities of a romantic relationship starting to take shape, so too is the very reality that these men can also be putting themselves in harm's way.
We forget to get information, sometimes we give too much information.
I've seen online, men will give their phone number in the first exchange." Garcia noted that men, more so than women, are more willing to share personal information online and that makes them easy targets for this type of crime.