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Millions of Americans visit online dating websites every year hoping to find a companion or even a soulmate. But as Valentine's Day gets closer, the FBI wants to warn you that criminals use these sites, too, looking to turn the lonely and vulnerable into fast money through a variety of scams ...

The FBI is using Valentine's Day as an opportunity to remind all of the "lonely and vulnerable" online daters out there that criminals are lurking on their favorite dating websites. "Here's how the scam usually works," an FBI press release posted on Thursday reads. First, you're ...

Millions of Americans visit online dating websites every year hoping to find a companion or even a soulmate. But as Valentine's Day gets closer, we want to warn you that criminals use these sites, too, looking to turn the lonely and vulnerable into fast money through a variety of scams. These ...

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The FBI has a new warning about online dating. Find out how you can protect your loved ones (and yourself) from being heartbroken, and ripped off.

The bureau received more than 15,000 reports linked to romance scams last year.

Dubbed by the FBI as "Operation Romeo and Juliet", more Americans of all ages who subscribe to online dating services are being lured into giving their hearts, then convinced to...

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the FBI is warning of online dating scams. The bureau received more than 15,000 reports linked to romance scams last year with more than half of those complaints involving losses of money. Over the past three years, those scams cost Americans up to $210 million ...

Weil described how his mother was part of an online dating scheme during an FBI press ... But unless online dating users recognize the warning signs and ...

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Just in time for Valentine's Day, the FBI is warning of online dating scams. The bureau received more than 15,000 reports linked to romance scams last year with more than half of those complaints involving losses of money.

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Just in time for Valentine's Day, the FBI is warning of online dating scams. The bureau received more than 15,000 reports linked to romance scams last year with more than half of those complaints involving losses of money.

A local woman said she was out $2,500 after dating a man she met online.

CLEVELAND-- The Cleveland Division of the FBI issued a warning following the rise of particular online scams. The FBI said they have received many complaints from people who used online dating sites, only to be conned out of their money.

FBI is warning internet daters about an extortion scam making the rounds of dating site chat rooms. How does the scam work? Read this article and watch the video here.

The FBI is warning about another online extortion scam trending at the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). Back in August the agency warned about a computer virus that could take a computer hostage by rendering it inoperable until the victim makes an online payment. The "ransomware" was also ...

FBI Warns of Online Dating Scams Criminals Looking to Steal Your Money Through Promises of Love and Companionship Via Money

With Valentine's Day approaching next week, the FBI is warning Charlotteans about possible online dating scams. The scammers take advantage of people who use dating apps or online dating websites, and then obtain access to that person's financial or personal identifying information after ...

There are dozens of dating apps ready to connect people looking for love, however, the FBI is warning app users that scammers are also on those apps looking for victims.

The FBI has a warning this Valentine's Day: Criminals are preying on vulnerable, single women to get money on online dating websites. "These criminals are really good. They know how to play to your emotions, and they have nothing to lose," said FBI San Diego Spokesperson Emily Yeh. Yeh says the ...

Looking for love online this Valentine's Day? A warning released Friday by the FBI suggests seemingly potential matches on dating websites might only be after your money.

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In Texas last year, the IC3 received more than 1,000 complaints from victims. Just in time for Valentine's Day, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning of online dating scams. The FBI said "romance scammers" cost Texans $16 million in 2016. The scheme revolves around people searching ...

The FBI released a press release with this headline just days before Valentine's Day: "Looking for Love? Beware of Online Dating Scams." Criminals use dating sites, too, says the FBI.

February 12, 2016 (San Diego's East County) - SMillions of Americans visit online dating websites every year hoping to find a companion or even a soulmate. But as Valentine's Day gets closer, the FBI wants to warn you that criminals use these sites, too, looking to turn the lonely and vulnerable ...

Millions of Americans visit online dating websites every year hoping to find a companion or even a soulmate. But as Valentine's Day gets closer, the FBI warns the public that criminals use these sites, too, looking to turn the lonely and vulnerable into fast money through a variety of scams. These ...

The FBI is issuing new warnings about online dating scams right before Valentine's Day.

The Dangerous Side of Online Romance Scams The IC3 is warning the public to be wary of romance scams in which scammers target individuals who search for companionship or romance online.