Tales from the dark side of online dating: ‘I was scammed by an online love rat, too’
Online sweetheart scam victims in Australia explain how they got bamboozled, but the stories, warnings and tips resonate for online daters everywhere.
This story from newscom.au features some heartbreaking accounts from victims with classic insights on how they got slammed. Austrailians alone reporting losing $28 million in 2014 to sweetheart scams and dating frauds, and officials there say the losses are conservative. Says Austrailian Competition and Consumer Commission deputy chair Delia Rickard in the story: