News5 shows us why you need to be on guard for these attacks. Year round, romance scams are a devastating and costly problem. We've featured some of these stories right here on News5, but this time around scammers are ready to go after people thinking about love during the isolation and loneliness of the pandemic. They are absolutely going to ramp up their efforts. Fraud" J. Michael Skiba.
When love becomes a nightmare: Online dating scams
Fraud experts warn of an increasing number of Valentine's Day scams
The woman thought she was corresponding with a man called Christian Anderson, and she gave him money to fund a supposed business project. The fake persona was created by Ife Ojo and Olusegun Agbaje, who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud. The victim of the fraud, a woman in her 40s from west London who cannot be named, struck up a correspondence with the fictitious Mr Anderson through Match. She was persuaded to pay money to his "personal assistant" in order to help him complete a project in Benin so that he could come to live with her in the UK.
70+ common online scams used by cyber criminals and fraudsters
Love hurts, so the song goes, but it can also wreck your finances if the object of your affection proves to be a fake. Organised gangs of scammers, using both humans and robots, are ruthlessly targeting people through online dating services to steal money and identities. As the number of victims rises, follow our guide to fend off internet love cheats.
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