While dishonesty was slightly less prevalent among the British sample, 44% did admit to lying in their online profile.
In both the US and UK samples, dishonesty declined with age.
The US Association of Psychological Science found that reviewing multiple candidates causes people to be more judgmental, and inclined to dismiss a not-quite-perfect candidate than they otherwise would be in a face-to-face meeting. Many of the pictures of the women I have met had much younger pictures on their profile.
I'd guess 5-10 years younger than they actually are. I also agree on most of the points about safety and security for women, but men can be scammed and robbed by women purporting to be interested in them. One other point - why does Psy Today allow comments like those posted?
As a matter of fact, you should probably be wary of any person, group or entity asking for any kind of financial or personal information.