Police warn of romance scams

POLICE are warning about the dangers of romance scams on dating websites following reports of fraud. Hampshire Police have issued guidance after receiving seven reports of scams, since the beginning of the year, where victims have sent money after speaking to people online. Each incident involved a victim signing up…

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Police warn of scam using dating website

Scammers may be using your heart to get to your wallet. Police have a warning for you if you’re looking for love online. Fort Myers Police are warning those who use online dating sites — specifically those using the website “Plenty of Fish.” The latest scam involves users being contacted…

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POLICE NAB TWO INDIVIDUALS OVER ‘ROMANCE SCAM’

The Malaysian police have nabbed a Nigerian and a local, for their alleged involvement in a ‘romance scam’ yesterday. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar confirmed the arrests through his official Twitter today. It was learnt that the scam members had targetted local women through social media and…

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Poison-laced underwear rots man’s genitals

A MAN in Hangzhou, China, was shocked to find that his genitals were putrefying because he was wearing underwear that had been soaked in poison, reported Kwong Wah Yit Poh. The man, known only as Zhang, in his 50s, had quarrelled with his wife recently. Investigation by the police showed…

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Man, 38, kills wife over ‘infidelity’

Thirty-eight-year old Yaw Appiah is in the grips of the Jatsi police command for pushing his wife down a pavement block to death. The suspect accused the deceased Agnes Serwaa Mansa, 35, of infidelity. Both the suspect and his wife reside at Abijan Nkwanta within the Bosontwe district of the…

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Police warning to lonely middle-aged women

Are you a single woman looking for love online? Do you know someone who falls into that category? Police are warning of two scams which have been used to target people in the South West. Sergeant Dave Anning said police were concerned at the increasing number of cases across the…

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