In some cases, victims have lost their entire savings, and even their homes.
Despite the fact that these scams get widespread publicity, they're on the rise.
According to IC3, the Internet Crime Complaint Center, dating scams, or sweetheart scams as they're sometimes called, account for more than 10% of all online financial frauds.
Click here to read the full article.
©Copyright Audri and Jim Lanford. All rights reserved.
Reprinted with permission.
Subscribe free to Internet Scambusters at