The Scarlet Widow Gang Entraps Victims Using Romance Scams

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  1. mood

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    The Scarlet Widow Gang Entraps Victims Using Romance Scams
    February 12, 2019
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...dow-gang-entraps-victims-using-romance-scams/
     
  2. reasonablePrivacy

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    True-next-gen cloud-based smartphone AV's machine learning should have protections in place against falling in love on Tinder and commitment to bad person.

    On a more serious note relationships should be considered dangerous, whether they are initiated online or offline. You have been warned.
     
  3. mood

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    RCMP say romance fraudsters scammed $2M from British Columbians in 2018
    February 12, 2019
    https://vancouversun.com/news/local...rs-scammed-2m-from-british-columbians-in-2018
     
  4. mirimir

    mirimir Registered Member

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    How true :(
     
  5. mood

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    How costly are sweetheart swindles?
    February 21, 2019
    https://www.welivesecurity.com/2019/02/21/how-costly-are-sweetheart-swindles/
     
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    Romance and confidence fraud: Cybercrime’s $363 million secret
    April 29, 2019
    https://blog.avast.com/romance-fraud-is-a-top-cybercrime
     
  7. mood

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    Gangs of internet scammers are using scripted romantic emails to woo women out of thousands of dollars
    May 1, 2019
    https://www.businessinsider.com.au/httpswwwinsidercominternet-scammers-use-scripted-romantic-emails-on-victims-2019-4
     
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    Catfish capitals? Alaska tops the states where your online romance may be a scam
    June 14, 2019
    https://eu.usatoday.com/story/tech/...ere-your-budding-romance-may-fake/1448170001/
    HighSpeedInternet.com: When Love Bites: 2019 Catfishing Numbers by State
     
  9. mirimir

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    What, still lots of lonely prospectors out there?
     
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