Canadians Warned of Romance Scams
Apr03

Canadians Warned of Romance Scams

Canada is warning its citizens of the emotional and financial dangers of romance scams. There are a plethora of romance scams worldwide, including Canada. Here is one recent case…

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Online Dating Scams Pulled by US Citizens Too
Sep01

Online Dating Scams Pulled by US Citizens Too

When you hear about romance and online dating scams, the first thing that usually comes to mind is “Nigeria” as that is where most online dating scams originate. But a growing number of these scams are now being hatched by Americans too. In the scam, they romance you from a distance then ask for money when a sudden “emergency” arises. Victims usually wire them money in the U.S. only to find out later that they...

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Manti Te’o Falls into Catfish Trap – The Manti Te’o Story
Jan21

Manti Te’o Falls into Catfish Trap – The Manti Te’o Story

[break][/break](January 21, 2013) NCAA football Heisman finalist Manti Te’o knows what it is like to be romantically deceived online. The star football player, projected to be a first round pick in the NFL this year, claims that in 2009, he fell for a woman online named Lennay Kekua, who years later turned out to be… well… a guy. The story has made national headlines because Te’o was the star linebacker for...

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Online Dating Romance Scam Infographic
Aug23

Online Dating Romance Scam Infographic

The following infographic, created by Online Dating Magazine, touches on the subject of online dating scams and romance scams that result in hundreds of millions of dollars being lost from victims. Feel free to grab this infographic and put it on your Website or blog. You can also link to it via: http://www.onlinedatingmagazine.com/infographics/romancescams.html Related: Romance Scams Special Section Related posts: New Zealand Online...

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New Zealanders Lose Hundreds of Thousands to Romance Scams
Aug22

New Zealanders Lose Hundreds of Thousands to Romance Scams

(August 22, 2012) New Zealanders (Kiwis) are losing $674,000 a year to online dating scams according to NetSafe, which has a self-reporting tracking tool for the reporting of Internet scams. When taking into account those who are scammed and don’t report it, the number is likely more than $1 million a year. According to Online Dating Magazine, romance scams bilk more money out of people in the world than any other type of...

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