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SCARS™ SCAM NEWS: Police Warning Over ‘’ And ‘Adult Site’ Frauds

FRAUDSTERS are targeting victims with ‘romance scams’ and false claims over adult online activity.

North Yorkshire Police is urging people to be on the lookout for the online scams which have increased in the region recently.

The so-called ‘romance scams’ involve fraudsters befriending people online through dating apps or social media.

A spokesman said: “After a short while there will be a request for money, usually a relatively small amount claiming there is an unexpected bill they need to pay. This will be followed by promises to come to England to live ‘happily ever after’.

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