#romancescams | Authorities report rise in romance scams

Thursday, January 16th, 2020 6:17am

By Rob Pritchard


@rpritchard9

Police say they’ve seen an influx of romance/catfish type scams.

Authorities say people have lost tens, often hundreds of thousands of pounds in recent months and to always think about any online relationships you may start up.


They add to make sure you check they are legitimate long before you decide to send/lend/give any money. 


Lastly, officers say they have noted Manx ads in particular are being targeted.




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