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Man Accused Of Using Phone Dating Services To Scam Women… Again

A New Jersey man who was previously convicted of using telephone dating services to scam women out of hundreds of thousands of dollars has been accused of doing pretty much the same thing while he was on probation for the first scheme. 186 more words

Scammers sent to the slammer for romance and secret shopping fraud

Seven online fraudsters who duped victims out of their money through fake checks, online dating and mystery shopper scams have been sentenced.

On Wednesday, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) … 668 more words

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Man Accused Of Stealing Thousands Of Dollars From Women He Met Online

There might be plenty of fish in the sea for daters to choose from, but there are a few that if caught, should probably be thrown right back. 203 more words

Woman Gets $163 Bill Instead Of Romance After Online Date Dines, Dashes

Have you gone on a bad date recently? Maybe he had food in his teeth the whole time, or perhaps she wouldn’t stop talking about her Precious Moments collections. 393 more words

Canadians lost $16.9M to romance scams in 2015, fraud specialist says

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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Romance Scams, the IRS, and Your Business

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

A Bad Bagel on Coffee Meets Bagel

Although I frequently encounter online dating scammers via email, I finally had the “pleasure” of speaking to one on the phone.

Mr. O was my first “match” or connection on… 1,082 more words

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