The person may not be who they say they are. They may have malicious intentions. Until you can build a sufficient level of objective trust, its best to avoid sharing your “real” email address and view everything with a healthy dose of skepticism.
Is it safe to give someone your email on a dating site?
The primary risk in giving out your personal email happens if you decide you want to stop communicating with them but they kept contacting you. That sounds like a minor risk but it can actually be quite annoying. With that in mind, I recommend the following: Go to Gmail or Yahoo! Mail and create a new email account.
Can someone hack my bank account with my full name and email?
Some hackers get personal information such as your name, date of birth, e-mail and phone number of your social media accounts. With this basic information, a sophisticated hacker can get past other options to change your PIN and access your account.
What can someone do with your address?
With a name and address, a thief can change your address via U.S. Postal Service and redirect mail to their address of choice, Velasquez says. With access to your financial mail, the thief may intercept bank statements and credit card offers or bills, then order new checks and credit cards.