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Romance Scams

April 01, 2024

Romance scammers typically target people who are looking for love and companionship. They may create fake profiles on dating websites or social media and use these profiles to connect with potential victims. Once they have gained your trust, they will start to ask for money or personal information. They may also try to convince you to invest in a fraudulent scheme.

How to Protect Yourself:
  • Be wary of people you meet online. Don't share personal information with someone you don't know well.
  • Never send money to strangers or new acquaintances.
  • Be suspicious of people who ask you to invest in a new business opportunity.
  • If you think you may be the victim of a romance scam, contact your local police department.