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… online dating websites, the highest losses were from romance scams originating on Instagram and Facebook. Conventional dating platforms, such as Tinder or Match.com, also had high losses. A new trend emerging in … $975,925 Facebook 325 $2,077,224 Tinder 176 $814,415 Skype 90 $757,580 Viber 23 $909,359 LinkedIn 21 $130,000 Twitter 16 …
Scamwatch is urging tech-savvy daters to be on the lookout for romance scammers this Valentine’s Day as data shows these scams are increasingly happening through social media and dating apps.
Scamwatch is alerting consumers to a spike in the number of people falling victim to ransomware scams in 2015, compared to last year.

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