Online romance scams are big business in Canada, bilking those looking for love out of almost $17 million according to new numbers from the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre. 597 more words
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What happens on Facebook, probably won’t stay on Facebook. Facebook is the go-to site for hackers, spammers, and scammers. Here, they can find email addresses to spam, personal information that can be used to construct phishing emails, and a convenient place to put up a bogus site to give legitimacy to their romance scams. 2,159 more words
Grifters, cons, confidence men. It seems like the world is full of them and it’s hard to know who to trust sometimes.
From slimy televangelists waiting to empty your grandma’s purse to slick, well dressed property salesmen flogging timeshares that don’t exist, con-men have been around since the beginning of time and will likely be around until the end of it. 2,362 more words