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“Looking for love? Keep an eye on your wallet”

Link to Web Article: http://www.cnn.com/2008/LIVING/04/21/romance.fraud/index.html By Sean O’Key, CNN ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) — Julia Abrantes spent hours cleaning her house and primping in front of a mirror before heading to John F. Kennedy airport in New York. She was there … Continue reading

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Anatomy of A Romance Scam — April 21, 2008

The romance scam is different from other “419” scams in that it preys on a victim’s kindness and openness, not their greed. This type of scam relies on creating a strong emotional bond and tie that, in retrospect, very often bypasses … Continue reading

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