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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I've lost over $1,000 to an online friend I met online

9 Dec 2017

By Anonymous

Get to know Huang Lee from Tinder. He say wil be in asia for year end budget conference. He bank issue need to issue new visa. He asking me for help. I told him he should...

Scammer asked me to pay $2K for my "gifts"

Online friend's request raise suspicions!

I was told to pay $2.6K for my gifts

Man I met online attempted to fool me!

I was asked to pay for my "gifts"

Ignore requests for money to clear parcels at Customs

Scammer who befriended me online attempted to cheat me

I refused to pay for the "gift" that my online friend sent to me