Having gained their victim's trust, the fraudster will then conjure up a fake emergency for which they need financial assistance, such as urgent medical bills for a family member.
Another common trick is to ask the victim for money to help pay for their aeroplane ticket or visa so that they can visit the victim in person.
Digital technology and smartphones in particular have transformed many aspects of our society, including how people seek out and establish romantic relationships.
Few Americans had online dating experience when Pew Research Center first polled on the activity in 2005, but today 15% of U. adults report they have used online dating sites or mobile dating apps.
Romance fraudsters may also persuade a target to perform sexual acts in front of their webcam - this footage can then be used to blackmail them for large sums of money.
Action Fraud are urging people who use dating sites not to reveal too much personal information, especially financial, when chatting to others online.
Prior to launch, the brand invested in further extensive research into love and relationships, conducted in partnership with Oxford Internet Institute at Oxford University, to develop UK specific compatibility models.
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