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New FTC Data Show Consumers Reported Losing More Than $200 Million to Romance Scams in 2019

New Federal Trade Commission data from the agency’s Consumer Sentinel Network show that consumers reported losing $201 million to romance scams in 2019—up nearly 40% since 2018. Romance Scams Infographic Romance scammers prey on consumers who are looking for love, converting what feels like a budding relationship into an ask for money to help the … Read more

The Love Scam, New Twist On An Age Old Scam

Who remembers the movie, “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”, with Steve Martin and Michael Caine, as two conmen who live off women by “waking their compassion” with shocking stories about their fake fates. Well, here is a new twist and it’s happening in the UK so I’m sure it’s happening here as well. Online dating scams seem … Read more