It’s called Romance Fraud, and it is the most lucrative scam in Canada, leaving victims heartbroken and broke.Michelle Boyer, of Ottawa, turned to online dating in 2010, after ending a 22-year relationship.Crimes perpetrated against visitors are generally low level.Acts of mindless drunken violence such as those which commonly occur in British cities are rare.
Cardinal, “This desire to use words like “Love”, “You were meant for me”, “God brought us together”, it’s a big red flag.” The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre says that 1,047 victims of romance fraud were identified in this country in 2012, and they were scammed out of almost million.
Boyer finally caught-on to the scam but police were unable to track down the conman in Nigeria.
China's internet watchdog has ordered the closure of 128 dating websites as part of a months-long campaign targeting fraud and pornography on match-making sites.
27-year-old Raphael said he used pose as a car buyer on auction sites.
“I usually pose like a genuine buyer and engage any seller in a bid to purchase a car.“After the seller had agreed to the terms of purchase, I go online to edit any Pay Pal receipt online to reflect whatever agreement reached which includes cost of purchase and the accrued percentage for shipping.