‘This ain’t Mission Impossible’: How Dubai Matchmaker Christiana Maxion narrowly escaped a major global investment scam.

Christiana Maxion, founder of AI dating app MAXION, narrowly dodged a global investment scam targeting her $1.5-2 million seed round. Initially lured by a convincing cold email, Maxion uncovered a web of deceit, including forged passports and demands for a $250,000 crypto “commission.” Vigilance and skepticism saved Maxion, who now advocates for heightened due diligence in startup investment. Her ordeal underscores the importance of verifying investor legitimacy and maintaining a “trust but verify” approach in the virtual business landscape. Read more here.