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Sending Western Union to Someone You’ve Never Met? Read this First!

Person to person money transfers should be listed as the number one red flag in any international relationship. The number of cases of online romance scams and fraud grows by the day, and one of the means that has made it possible is the direct money wiring services. Western Union and other similar companies were […]

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New to Online Dating? Investigators Offer Tips to Stay Safe

Online dating seems like quite an easy subject, after all, everyone is doing it these days. People create their profile, include their description and interests, and from there all that it’s left to do is mingle. The tricky part is that new users to online dating apps and sites (and even experienced users) are not […]

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Romania Webcams and Online Dating Scams Find More Victims

Online dating scams have a different style in every part of the world. In Romania and Eastern Europe, scammers commonly hire webcam models because it is an effective way to lure victims. Most victims of Romania scammers did not suspect anything was wrong until it was too late, mainly because every little detail has been […]

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Oil Rig Employment Claims Increasingly Used by Dating Scammers

Dating scams are so successful because the internet allows people to communicate and start a relationship even if there is a great distance between them. In fact, the physical distance is one of the most important success factors because scammers can make up any story they want and can count on not being discovered. If […]

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Afghanistan Military Scams Thriving Despite Troops Reduction

Military romance scams are not a new thing. Scammers have been posing as military service members to cheat well-intended people out of their savings for quite a while, but the complexity of the scheme has changed and the targets have increased. The United States military has been reducing its troop strength in Afghanistan over the […]

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Romance Scam Victims are the New Money Mules

Crime used to be an activity in which people voluntarily participated. If you were involved in crime, most of the time it was because you decided to do so despite the risks and the consequences. However, law-abiding citizens are currently being entangled in money laundering schemes without them being aware of what is really going […]

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