IDCare Identity Security Counsellor Suli Malet-Warden said the business was dealing with about 20 calls each week from people across the country who were victims to online dating scams.
Last Friday, July 22, she had five calls for help in one day.
Of course you don't want to believe it as you have invested so much emotion in the connection you have made.
"It's hard to face up to the reality of the situation and realise that this person is only interested in your money." THE BEGINNING: How the romance started.
Spotting Discrepancies Reading or Listening Between the Lines Beware Speed Community Q&A Online dating scams are rife. You do not have to be rich and you do not have to be stupid.
You just have to be looking for love, a search that causes you to be more vulnerable than usual.
They are objective and can give you an honest opinion of what they believe is going on.