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SCARS™ Insight: Romance Scams Led All Consumer Fraud In 2018
Overall Romance Scams Are Still Below The Record Year Of 2016, But Reporting Is Up Making It Look Higher
According to CNN:
Scams that prey on people’s loneliness and emotional vulnerability cost Americans more money than any other fraud reported to the Federal Trade Commission in 2018.
More than 21,000 people were tricked into sending money to their supposed sweetheart last year — to the tune of $143 million, the FTC said in a report this week. The number has been steadily climbing the las