Report a dating scammer

This might be for requests for gas money or bus and airplane tickets to travel to visit the victim, medical expenses, education expenses etc.There is usually the promise that the fictitious character will one day join the victim in the victim's country.Romance & love are supposed to be beautiful, rewarding, & selfless.Unfortunately, there are people who will use your kindness and trust to cause you harm, with little to no regard for the effects it has on others.The fraud typically involves the scammer acting as if they've quickly fallen for the victim so that when they have the opportunity to ask for money, the victim at that time has become too emotionally involved, and will have deep feelings of guilt if they decline the request for money from the scammer.Narratives used to extract money from the victims of romantic scams include the following: Some romance scammers seek out a niche of various fetishes where they will find an obscure fetish and they will make the victim think that if they pay for the scammer's plane ticket, they will get to live out a sexual fantasy of theirs by having the scammer come to them to have sex.

They rates of reported romance scams increased substantially in 2012.If you answered yes to any of these, you should take the quiz below.A romance scam is a confidence trick involving feigned romantic intentions towards a victim, gaining their affection, and then using that goodwill to commit fraud.Many victims never report it because they are ashamed & embarrassed.There are the first type is the "virtual" romance; wherein, the victim will likely never meet the scammer in person.