What is an

Internet Love Scam?

If you have been befriended online by an attractive person – usually foreign – who then tells a tale of falling into trouble or on hard times, this is probably an Internet love scam. The scammer persists with his story to gain his victim's adoration and trust, then asks for money as proof of love. Once the money is transferred, the scammer disappears.

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My friend advised me that my online friend is likely to be a scammer

10 Oct 2018

By Anonymous

He sent me a friend request on Facebook and I accepted it. After chatting, we exchanged contact number and chatted on WhatsApp. He told me he worked as a pilot. His...

Without suspecting anything, I sent pictures of my passport to scammer

I lost around $1.6K to someone I met online

I knew it was a scam when online friend offered to send me expensive gifts

I was cheated of $2K by someone I met online

My online friend wanted to end relationship after repeated requests for loan were turned down

I lost $250K to someone I met online

Scammer made use of my kindness. I lost over $21K

When I was told to pay over $2.2K for my "gift", I knew it was a SCAM!