NEW YORK (PIX11) — The dating scene can be exciting and also dangerous with dating scams or catfishing, people pretending to be someone else online.

Samantha Coria is a New Yorker whose catfishing story went viral on Tiktok this month. She details how she traveled all the way to Spain to meet up with a guy.

Coria joined New York Living on Friday to talk about her harrowing experience, and matchmaker Susan Trombetti has some tips on how to avoid catfishing.

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