Online dating website users ‘conned out of millions’

Online dating website users conned out of millionsFrom the BBC 28 October 2015Online dating fraudsters conned victims out of more than £33m in the last year, the UK's national fraud centre says.Action Fraud said 3,543 people reported falling victim to dating scams in 2014-15. It said dating sites "very rarely" vet members to prevent fraud.Commander Chris Greany, national police lead for economic crime, said the crime was "reprehensible" and that some victims had lost "everything". [...]