CHICAGO — Jan. 8 is Dating Sunday, the day when dating apps see a huge increase in the number of new memberships signing up.

Because of this, it’s also a prime time for online scammers to prey on those looking for love.

Professional matchmaker Erika Kybartas with It’s Just Lunch Chicago joined WGN Weekend Morning News to talk safety tips for singles.

Kybartas also talked about why Dating Sunday is a big day for singles.

You can watch the interview in the player above.