Military sweetheart dating site
Sweetheart scammers are con artists who prey on lonely people by pretending to fall in love with them in order to win their trust and steal their money.
Fraudulent acts may involve access to the victims' money, credit union accounts, credit cards, passports, e-mail accounts, social security number or by getting the victims to commit financial on their behalf.
Before you sign up for a dating site or begin communicating with someone you’ve met online, read these tips to avoid scams.
Thousands of people have been victimized by online romance scams and wind up not only embarrassed but with financial losses averaging more than ,000 per person.
The FBI and Federal Trade Commission logged 15,000 romance-scam complaints in one year.
Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID) is warning anyone who is involved in online dating to proceed with caution when corresponding with persons claiming to be U. Soldiers currently serving in Afghanistan or elsewhere. The "Soldier" then begins asking for money for various false, service-related needs such as transportation costs, communication fees, marriage processing, and medical fees.
Army CID receives hundreds of allegations a month from victims who state they got involved in an online relationship with someone, on a legitimate dating website or other social media website, who claims to be a U.