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Ursula lost her husband in active duty, now cybercriminals are using his photo. About 13 years ago, Ursula had just lost her husband after he was severely injured while in active duty in Afghanistan. To keep friends and family updated on his health before his passing, she had created a website. After his passing, in […]
What happens when the person you’re chatting with isn’t who they say they are? While dating apps and websites can be a great way to meet someone special, they can also expose you to fraudsters and romance scams. A romance scam occurs when a scammer pretends to be someone that they’re not in order to […]
Guest Blog by Steve Baker, International Investigations Specialist, Better Business Bureau What is romance fraud? Scammers create fake profiles, often using stolen photos, and typically contact people on dating sites and social media. They then may spend months communicating daily with victims and building an emotional bond. At some point, they will claim to need […]
Applications like Tinder, Bumble, Grindr, and Hinge are popular dating platforms for young adults! While these apps can be a great way to meet someone special, they can also expose you to fraudsters and romance scams. A romance scam occurs when a scammer pretends to be someone that they’re not in order to gain your […]