What is an

Internet Love Scam?

If you have been befriended online by an attractive person – usually foreign – who then tells a tale of falling into trouble or on hard times, this is probably an Internet love scam. The scammer persists with their story to gain their victim's adoration and trust, then asks for money as proof of love. Once the money is transferred, the scammer disappears.

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The man whom I met online turned out to be a scammer

26 June 2017

By Anonymous

First he would introduce himself and would show his interest then would tell a lot of promises. He would also say his intention is to visit you. He would use flowery...

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