October 20, 2021

Avoid these romance scams that have cost victims millions

Dating apps are a common way to meet people these days. It might seem like harmless fun, but it can turn into a dangerous situation very quickly. Tap or click here to see why dating apps are a hotbed for human trafficking.

Human trafficking isn’t the only dark side of online dating. There are also tons of scammers trolling dating apps looking for their next victim to rip off.

The FBI is warning about a new trend with dating apps that recently cost victims millions of dollars. Read on to find out what’s happening and how to avoid becoming the next victim.

Here’s the backstory

Do you think that you would be savvy enough to spot a potential scam? According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), over 1,800 reports have been filed related to romance scams resulting in losses of approximately $133,400,000. And that is only for the first half of 2021.

The FBI explains that scammers will make contact through popular…

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