Author Archives: RomanceScams

Military Romance Scams

CID ADVISES VIGILANCE AGAINST INTERNET ‘ROMANCE SCAMS’ By U.S. Army CID Public Affairs Office January 18, 2017 WASHINGTON — In today’s digital age, when most individuals communicate regularly with family and friends over social media platforms, one should always be … Continue reading

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Help & Support When You Need It

The Romance Scams blog is here to help and support those who have found themselves or someone close involved in a romance/dating scam. It is but one of the tools we have created to help support you. Here are the … Continue reading

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Western Australia Woman Scammed and Murdered ….

From the Australian News: A WEST Australian woman who went to South Africa to find love has been found dead in her rented villa in a suspected romance scam. The body of Jette Jacobs, 67, of Wagin, was found in … Continue reading

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Disturbing News About Victims of Romance Scams

From Smashy Events comes the following article published June 16, 2011, ” Belgian police probe murders of ten internet daters who died after emptying bank accounts and flying to Africa to marry.”  The article begins “Ten men who emptied their … Continue reading

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From the Wall Street Journal — Online, Is Dream Date A Scam? — May 4, 2011

http://s.wsj.net/media/swf/main.swf Education and learning are the keys to safety on the internet. If you believe you are involved with a scammer and need help or assistance, visit us at RomanceScams.

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The Dangerous Side of Online Romance Scams

Today, the IC3 published the following warning: Intelligence Note Prepared by the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) April 29, 2011 The Dangerous Side of Online Romance Scams The IC3 is warning the public to be wary of romance scams in … Continue reading

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2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome!. Crunchy numbers A helper monkey made this … Continue reading

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