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"At this point your heart rules your head and I was doing what my heart wanted me to do," Johnson said. and unfortunately have some kind of emotional vulnerability." Shapiro says romance crimes are rising as online dating popularity increases.

In 2012, Johnson says her life stopped when Cole came clean over video chat and revealed who he really was — a young man in Nigeria. In 2016, about 15 percent of American adults said they had used an online dating website or app.

Johnson says she and Cole engaged in a two-year online relationship but never met in person. "Once a victim sends money to a scammer, they'll put them on a suckers list," said special agent Steven Shapiro, who oversees the FBI's confidence fraud program.

Over the course of that time, Johnson says she gave Cole more than

"At this point your heart rules your head and I was doing what my heart wanted me to do," Johnson said. and unfortunately have some kind of emotional vulnerability." Shapiro says romance crimes are rising as online dating popularity increases.In 2012, Johnson says her life stopped when Cole came clean over video chat and revealed who he really was — a young man in Nigeria. In 2016, about 15 percent of American adults said they had used an online dating website or app.Johnson says she and Cole engaged in a two-year online relationship but never met in person. "Once a victim sends money to a scammer, they'll put them on a suckers list," said special agent Steven Shapiro, who oversees the FBI's confidence fraud program.Over the course of that time, Johnson says she gave Cole more than $1 million in increments. "The truth of the matter is the victims tend to be well-educated ...For weeks, even months, you may chat back and forth with one another, forming a connection. But ultimately, it’s going to happen—your new-found “friend” is going to ask you for money.So you send money..rest assured the requests won’t stop there.In 2016, 4100 Australians contacted the ACCC’s Scamwatch service to report dating and romance scams and more than $25 million was lost: the largest amount of money lost to any type of scam.Stats also show Facebook is a popular contact method used by romance scammers, and that those aged 45 and over are most likely to be affected.

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"At this point your heart rules your head and I was doing what my heart wanted me to do," Johnson said. and unfortunately have some kind of emotional vulnerability." Shapiro says romance crimes are rising as online dating popularity increases.

In 2012, Johnson says her life stopped when Cole came clean over video chat and revealed who he really was — a young man in Nigeria. In 2016, about 15 percent of American adults said they had used an online dating website or app.

Johnson says she and Cole engaged in a two-year online relationship but never met in person. "Once a victim sends money to a scammer, they'll put them on a suckers list," said special agent Steven Shapiro, who oversees the FBI's confidence fraud program.

Over the course of that time, Johnson says she gave Cole more than $1 million in increments. "The truth of the matter is the victims tend to be well-educated ...

For weeks, even months, you may chat back and forth with one another, forming a connection. But ultimately, it’s going to happen—your new-found “friend” is going to ask you for money.

million in increments. "The truth of the matter is the victims tend to be well-educated ...

For weeks, even months, you may chat back and forth with one another, forming a connection. But ultimately, it’s going to happen—your new-found “friend” is going to ask you for money.

The scammers are using their images without their knowledge and permission to deceive their victims and scam them out of money.

Info Tracer is a unique background check service that reserches people by EMAIL, NAME or PHONE.

They search through the social networks and dating sites databases, to see if a person with such email is registered somewhere.

On Valentine’s day, when love is in the air, the Australian consumer watchdog - ACCC is warning people to be wary of scammers when looking for romance online with social media.

They have warned that social media and especially Facebook is the most common method scammers use to contact potential victims.

Over the past three years, those scams cost Americans up to $210 million.

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