Is Love Really in the Air?

Hello Chasers,

I have been receiving text messages and emails from unknown people from overseas and see that they are ‘phishing’ attempts to strike up a conversation/relationship as part of a scammer’s toolkit.

Scammers typically gain the trust of vulnerable people by pretending to look for love or friendship. Once they establish a connection, they may ask for money or personal information to carry out identity theft, turning the victim into an unwitting money launderer.

Romance scams are on the rise, and they’re causing significant financial and emotional harm to people all over the world. In 2021 alone, Australians lost $142 million to these scams, making it one of the top three scams that are causing the most damage.

To protect yourself, your loved ones, and your friends from romance scams, it’s essential to know the signs. Here’s what you need to know:

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