As romance scammers turn dating apps into “hunting grounds,” critics look to Match Group to do more | #lovescams | #datingapps

When the Federal Trade Commission began investigating problems related to romance scams five years ago, the consumer watchdog agency’s analysts gained access to internal data from one of the biggest players in the online dating space — Match.com.  “It was incredibly troubling,” a former FTC analyst told CBS News, speaking…

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Dating app scammers impersonating law enforcement target Norfolk County residents – Boston 25 News | #lovescams | #datingapps

DEDHAM, Mass. — Massachusetts singles looking to find love on online are being warned by Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office to be extra vigilant against scammers. Officials said scammers impersonating law enforcement investigators are extorting users on dating sites, Coffee Meets Bagel and Bumble, for thousands of dollars after exchanging personal…

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Researchers identify how scammers target victims on dating apps | #lovescams | #datingapps

This article has been reviewed according to Science X’s editorial process and policies. Editors have highlighted the following attributes while ensuring the content’s credibility: fact-checked peer-reviewed publication trusted source proofread Ok! Volkan Topalli is a professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies and an…

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