From “swiping right” to swiping your bank account, scam artists know how to play the love game. In this latest episode of Crimes, Cons and Capers, we dive into the dark side of dating, revealing cons perpetrated across the country against victims blinded by love.
Learn how scam artists take advantage of dating apps, setting the stage for their money moves by convincing their so-called “lovers” to give them access to finances and personal information.
Even worse, these alleged criminals often dodge jail time and prosecution, remaining anonymous by assuming fake identities; by the time victims realize they’ve been scammed, the criminals are already gone.
But how do so many people fall victim to these scams when it seems so obvious? In some cases, by charming their way through confrontation and feeding into the desire for true love from their victims, taking advantage of those in a vulnerable state. In other cases, victims are too blinded by lavish trips and expensive gifts to see their partner’s true colors. “Love” has no boundaries as scammers manipulate victims, steal cell phones, drain bank accounts and break hearts in this episode of Crimes, Cons, & Capers.
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