Money scams on dating sites
This is where victims are conned into paying an upfront fee for services that did not exist, such as falsely offering to make a PPI claim.There were 134 reports per 100,000 people, compared with the national average of 95."The story was getting more and more bizarre," she says.
There were 216 reported frauds per 100,000 people, compared with 169 nationally.
They'd hit it off right away, and he said he lived just outside of Phoenix, which seemed relatively proximate to a woman in remote Yuma, Ariz. First, he was traveling through India with his daughter.
Then the daughter became ill and had to be hospitalized.
When Morrison suggested that her suitor put his daughter on a plane to get better medical attention at home -- and even offered to pick the girl up at the airport -- a new crisis struck.
By then, Morrison knew she was dealing with a scammer.