The Army calls it an epidemic and is warning people to be cautious connecting to anyone online who claims to be a soldier serving overseas.
Their advice: be suspicious if: The Army believes these scammers may be based in Africa, and they use cyber cafes, so they're untraceable.
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According to the FBI, romance scams and similar confidence scams cost consumers more money than any other kind of Internet fraud.
In 2015, the last year for which data is available, consumers lost more than $200 million this way.
News Channel 9’s Tammy Palmer reached out to the U. Army, and found out that they get hundreds of complaints every month from people who say they were duped on legitimate dating sites.
Scammers steal pictures of real soldiers online and create fake profiles.
“That big investment gives victims a false sense that the relationship must be real.” Eventually a pitch for money comes.
Often the scammer will say an emergency situation has arisen and money is needed fast to avoid dire consequences.And once a person has succumbed to this ruthless fraud, their name and number will likely go on a "list", which is sold from one crook to another. A Syracuse resident was on a dating site and saw what appeared to be the profile of a soldier in Afghanistan.The CAFC is Canada's repository for data, intelligence and resource material related to fraud.It provides information to assist citizens, businesses and law enforcement in Canada and around the world. This includes documents, receipts, copies of emails and/or text messages. This ensures that they are aware of which scams are targeting their residents and businesses.Keep in mind that criminal telemarketers are relentless in hounding people.