One line dating scams
Stay clear and report the member to Someone I have been messaging online has told be of a lucrative business idea, is this a scam?
Never send money to people who propose business ventures or suggest sending money to help get you rich, especially if the offer requires urgent action for a limited time only.
These stories are cleverly formulated to make the scammer rich.
Don’t trust them and report the member for inappropriate behaviour.
His organization named romantic double-dealing as a Top-10 scam last year.
A Maple Ridge man is scheduled to appear in court Monday, accused of faking relationships to steal thousands of dollars from a series of people, and another man was arrested earlier this month on Vancouver Island on similar charges.
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I’ve been asked to support a charity from a member I don’t know very well, is this a scam?
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As romance scams continue to rake in cash from trusting British Columbians looking for love, a consumer advocate is offering advice on how to protect yourself on dating websites."This is obviously a huge problem," said Evan Kelly, Senior Communications Advisor for the Better Business Bureau for Mainland B.