Romantic scams are just as real in person as on the Internet according to a licensed insolvency trustee.
New 2016 figures released by the RCMP show that some 748 victims in Canada lost a total of about $17 million to online romance scams, about $23,000 per person.
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This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.
Marina Burghard writes for Canadian Fraud News about fraud-related cases, whistleblower, jurisdiction, identity theft, consumer protection, etc. – essentially about scams and how to protect yourself against this kind of fraudulent criminal behavior. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science where her interest in criminology grew. Besides fraud, Marina’s scientific interest lies in terrorism, extremism and how to deal with it as a society.