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Australians report losses of $300 million to scams in 2016

To Purchase This Product/Services, Go To The Store Link Above Or Go To http://www.become007.com/store/ Australians lost a startling $300 million to scams in 2016, a figure which only accounts for those cases known to authorities. The record losses combine those reported to the Australian Competition …

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Crooks stealing military ID’s to commit online romance scams

To Purchase This Product/Services, Go To The Store Link Above Or Go To http://www.become007.com/store/ Thieves are taking “catfishing” to a new low by stealing military ID’s to commit online romance scams. ‘Dean McGuire’ is 42 and lives in Miami Beach. On a social media site, …

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5 Ways to Spot Common Online Dating Scams (And 9 Trustworthy Sites)

To Purchase This Product/Services, Go To The Store Link Above Or Go To http://www.become007.com/store/ In 2014, the FBI received more than 5,800 romance scam complaints. It’s no secret that there are deceptive people online who want to take advantage of others who might be in …

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Victims of ‘cruel’ romance scams left emotionally traumatized

Something is in the air, and it isn’t love. Police are again warning residents to be aware of so-called ‘romance scams’ that target unwitting people with bogus expressions of affection. According to the OPP’s anti-rackets branch, this common crime is the cause of severe financial hardship and personal embarrassment for those duped by online fraudsters. “Despite the cruelties involved and the emotional trauma sustained, it’s still important for victims of romance scams to report the crime,” said Deputy Comm. Read More…. View full post on Dating Scams 101

The 3 Primary Motives Behind Romance Scams, And Why It’s So Hard to Get Justice

The FBI tells us that Romance Scams are the most common form of fraud in today’s society. And I don’t use the word “fraud” loosely. As most of you who’ve read my material know, lies only constitute a crime when the victim suffers harm. ‘Til then, lies are just lies. When the offender crosses that line in the sand that constitutes injury to the other party, they are actually committing a crime. Their lie has become fraud. Read More….

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Catfishing, romantic scams on the rise, Edmonton detective warns

To Purchase This Product/Services, Go To The Store Link Above Or Go To http://www.become007.com/store/ An increasing number of Edmontonians are falling prey to a heartbreaking new trend in Internet crime — romantic fraud. It’s important that those looking for love protect their hearts and their … View full post on Become007.com

Conwoman scams Manchester man of £180k on dating site Match.com

Police have released a picture of a woman suspected of fleecing a man of more than £180,000 on a dating website. The woman, who police believe could be part of an international crime syndicate, used the names Christy Dunn, Martha Cameron and Miranda Stinson. A 43-year-old man from Manchester was conned out of more than £180,000 by the woman he first met on Match.com in February 2014. They communicated through various messenger apps and video calls when the woman asked the man for money several times. Read More….

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Romance Scams: Online Imposters Break Hearts & Bank Accounts

They met online. He said he was a friend of a friend. The woman, in her 50s and struggling in her marriage, was happy to find someone to chat with. “He was saying all the right things,” she remembered. “He was interested in me. He was interested in getting to know me better. He was very positive, and I felt like there was a real connection there.” That connection would end up costing the woman $2 million and an untold amount of heartache after the man she fell in love with—whom she never met in person—took her for every cent she had. Read More….

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Dallas Federal Cyber-Crime Lawyers Says Romance Scams, The Latest Internet Crime

Compared to traditional criminals, cyber-criminals are typically much more difficult to catch. From hacking to sexual exploitation, cyber-criminals commit their crimes behind the anonymity and relative safety of a computer screen. However, law enforcement is catching up to cyber-criminals. You can now report internet scams and other types of internet crimes directly to the FBI through its Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). As Texas federal internet crimes lawyers, we are always monitoring developments in the area of cyber-crime. Read More….

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Police take aim at romance scams

Winnipeg police are hoping to save someone from heartbreak — as well as a broken bank account. March is Fraud Prevention Month and this year, the Winnipeg Police Service has created a video to raise awareness about a common crime that affects hundreds of Canadians each year — the romance scam. “Romance scams are one of the most devastating frauds because not only is there a potential for a large loss of money, but an emotional loss as well,” the police service said in a news release. Read More….

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