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Wall Street Journal writes about online love scams

Money. HeartThe Journal reports that last year, according to the Federal Trade Commission, losses due to romance scams totaled $105 million. And Steve Baker, FTC director, says, “the complains reported are only a tip of the iceberg,”

Lovefraud hears from people all the time who have been scammed. Luckily, some of them contact me before they send money. I tell them they’re dealing with a scammer. I hope they listen.

Users of online dating sites fall victim to fraud, on WSJ.com.

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  1. Infinity says:

    How can we read the article?



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  2. Infinity – apparently the Wall Street Journal has a pay wall, which I just discovered. But it you type the headline into Google, you’ll get a link that you can read.

    Users of online dating sites fall victim to fraud



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